Time Together

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Time Together
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ReleasedJune 14, 2011 (2011-06-14)
Label Shanachie
Michael Franks chronology
Michael Franks: Original Album Series
Time Together
The Dream 1973-2011

Time Together is a jazz vocal album released in 2011 by Michael Franks with Shanachie Records. [1] It is Franks' seventeenth album and marked a departure from his previous recordings by being his first with an independent record label.


Track listing

All tracks are written by Michael Franks.

1."Now That the Summer's Here"5:27
2."One Day in St. Tropez"5:19
3."Summer in New York"5:57
5."Charlie Chan in Egypt"5:29
6."I'd Rather Be Happy Than Right"4:41
7."Time Together"3:37
8."Samba Blue"4:45
9."My Heart Said Wow"2:47
10."If I Could Make September Stay"5:23
11."Feathers from an Angel's Wing"8:00


Professional ratings
Review scores
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Writing for the Urban Music Scene website, A. Scott Galloway ended his review by commenting "[f]ile under highly recommended... and sublime." [3]

Comparing the album to Franks' other recent works such as Rendezvous in Rio , Thom Jurek commented on AllMusic that "[w]hile his framework may be contemporary, his execution is timeless, making Time Together Franks' most consistent, graceful collection of songs in the 21st century." [2]

John Beaudin praised Now That the Summer's Here on SmoothJazzNow.com, claiming it to be "one of his strongest tunes in twenty years" and that "it's not everyday that someone's art shows so much peace and a transparent look at such an interesting perspective of life." [4]

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  1. "Discography in Order of Release". MichaelFranks.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  2. 1 2 Jurek, Thom. Time Together Michael Franks at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  3. Galloway, A. Scott (2011-06-15). "Reviews: Michael Franks – Time Together". The Urban Music Scene. Retrieved 2012-02-21.
  4. Beaudin, John (2011-07-19). "REVIEW - Michael Franks – Time Together – Shanachie Records". SmoothJazzNow.com. Retrieved 2012-02-21.