|Time Stands Still
|Studio album by
|September 29, 2009
|Chris Smither chronology
Time Stands Still is an album of blues and folk music by American singer/songwriter Chris Smither, released in 2009. It was released on Signature Sound Recordings and produced by David Goodrich.
Writing for Allmusic, critic Michael G. Nastos praised the album, writing
Chris Smither has never sounded better, especially on his lean-sounding guitar. He's more grounded, down to earth, and authentic in his attempt to keep his music very alive and well in troubled times... Of his many great recordings over the years, Time Stands Still might very well be Chris Smither's magnum opus, a triumph over tragedy and tough times that should provide valuable lessons to anyone who has felt abject pain caused by family losses, the grind-to-a-halt recession, unemployment, and that helpless, depressed feeling everyone has experienced. It is uplifting—a recording that you will relate to upon listening to for only a few minutes, but which you will savor all the way through.
All songs by Chris Smither unless otherwise noted.
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