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Recorded before Noah and the Whale announced their split earlier this year, this impressive solo debut from the group’s guitarist Fred Abbott features guest turns from three of his former bandmates. The sense of harmonious camaraderie extends to the music, which takes its cue from Bruce Springsteen in his blue collar classic rock pomp. “Staring up at the stars on Sunset Boulevard,” sings Abbott over choppy guitar on Hollywood. Elsewhere, the macho posturing of Learn About Love drips with testosterone, while Awake and anthemic blues jam Honey will appeal to fans of Tom Petty and Bob Seger.
If you’re already acquainted with The Lost Brothers, then this is more of the loveliness. If you’re not, you ought to be
this listener felt like he had been through the emotional wringer
Quite simply, if you appreciate well written songs, catchy hooks and somber melodies, then keep an open mind (and ears) and pick up Time Stands Still.
…what a little marvel it is! With its irresistible blend of Americana, classic rock and catchy pop, the ten songs offer a work that is as confident as it is refreshing and inspired.