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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Iain Matthews: The Art of Obscurity

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Iain Matthews has come to be something of a past master of the concept in this album title. Not the highest profile member of Fairport convention--Sandy Dennis and Richard Thompson hold that designation--the singer/musician has nevertheless continued to maintain a more than respectable profile for decades, through his assembly of Matthews Southern Comfort, Plainsong and a solo career that, in introducing his wryly titled The Art of Obscurity, may now be giving way again to collaborative endeavors. Not ...