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Bob Mould discusses his musical debt to Richard Thompson: ‘It was sort of embarrassing’

For all of the musical ferocity associated with Bob Mould — both as a solo artist and as a key creative force in Husker Du and Sugar — there’s one key influence some might never have guessed: Folk legend Richard Thompson.

Bob Mould – Silver Age (2012)

Silver Age is that rarest of Bob Mould records: An unadorned, primal rocker, all bloody-knuckled riffs and flinty attitude with little or no introspection, much less sentiment. That makes sense, in many ways.

Sugar – Copper Blue (1992; 2012 reissue)

Time was, if you were a real fan, a band’s albums weren’t enough. After burning through the album a million times, you needed more. You turned to singles and EPs

Bob Mould to perform 'Copper Blue' in its entirety at this year's Noise Pop Festival

Bob Mould will perform 1992’s Copper Blue, from his post-Husker Du band Sugar, as part of the 20th annual Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco.

One Track Mind: Sugar, "Believe What You’re Saying" (1994)

by Tom Johnson One song, two beautiful versions. The first, issued on Sugar’s second and last official “album,” 1994’s File Under Easy Listening, was an aching mid-tempo ballad about the death of a relationship.

Bob Mould – Body of Song (2005)

by Tom Johnson As a follow-up to the more electronic, experimental, but ultimately disappointing Modulate, 2005’s Body of Song was an overwhelming success.