The Quiet

by Chris Falson

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“For Many years people had been asking me , ‘do you have an album with just your voice and your guitar?’ My answer has always been a resounding no, and up until very recently I had absolutely no desire or plans to make such an album. Strange though it may seem I feel quite naked and vulnerable (and quite nervous) performing on my own and yet it is often during these (odd) occasions strumming to my own voice that I experience a unique sense of peace and freedom. I had always considered myself primarily a band musician, enjoying the creative support of other musicians. However, I have somehow found an enjoyment over the past eighteen months playing solo and have actually discovered a new way of expressing myself as an artist. And so I gradually softened to the idea (with the help of my wife’s constant urging) of this ‘just me and my guitar’ project. During a season of rest (which really means I had no work) my friend Chris Rich called up to say that he had a few days open in his studio. I explained the idea of a quiet album and he said, “let’s do it!” Days later, armed with a few guitars, I drove over to his studio “The Shed” and in two very lazy days we recorded and mixed this album. Mostly new with a few old favourites, these are some of the songs that I like to sing to myself when in pursuit of ‘the quiet’.”

Chris Falson, September 2000.

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released August 27, 2014

Engineer: Chris Rich

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Chris Falson Los Angeles, California

Singer-songwriter, studio musician, composer, producer, entrepreneur, church-planter, touring artist, published author.

With 14 solo albums to date, Chris has performed all around the world for audiences of between one and one hundred thousand. Highlights include Wembley Stadium, The LA Coliseum, Shea Stadium, a bell tower in Burglen and for Pope John Paul’s visit to the US in ’93.
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