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    Chris Chickering’s debut release, “Shine,” (2012) features 10 songs, 9 originals and cover of Cat Stevens’s ballad “Father and Son.” CDs include full-color lyric booklets in eco-friendly Digipaks. Downloads, CDs and Signed CDs available.

    Purchase using the colored buttons above, and receive a FREE, EXCLUSIVE, download of Chris’ song,”Freedom Lies Within (extended).”

    “It’s a rare occasion in this day when an artist can pull of a complete album of great songs. Chris’s new album, Shine does just that. From start to finish, each song builds on the last and creates a great listening atmosphere. He tackles complex issues, yet manages to make the music very simple. If you haven’t seen him live, check him out. EVEN BETTER!”
    – The Albuquerque Journal


    Chris Chickering’s debut release, Shine, (2012) features 10 songs, 9 originals and cover of Cat Stevens’s ballad “Father and Son.” Shine showcases stellar musicians who play for bands and artists you probably know. No matter who you are or where you are on your life’s journey, Chris’ universal songs are guaranteed to speak to you as if you are the only one listening.

    Words and music by Chris Chickering (Chris Chickering Music, BMI) and Ron Cohen (Ron Alan Music, ASCAP) except: “Flying Over Rainbows,” “What’s Holding You?,” words and music by Chris Chickering, Ron Cohen and Greg Barnhill (Gatorized Music, SESAC), and “Father and Son” words and music by Cat Stevens. © ℗2012 Chris Chickering Music LLC. All rights reserved. Total Length: 39:32

    1. “Shine” (4:12)
    2. “Stay” (3:16)
    3. “Reinvent Yourself” (4:38)
    4. “Imminent” (4:00)
    5. “Castaway” (4:24)
    6. “Have A Little Faith Today” (4:25)
    7. “Flying Over Rainbows” (3:56)
    8. “My Heart’s Back in Georgia” (3:06)
    9. “What’s Holding You?” (3:56)
    10. “Father and Son” (3:38)

    Produced & Engineered by: Ron Cohen, RA Music
    Assistant Engineers: Gordon Hammond, Ben Phillips, Stoker White
    Mixed by: Ron Cohen (except tracks 1 & 4, John Kurzweg)
    Mastered by: Gavin Lurssen, Lurssen Mastering
    Executive Producer: Chris Chickering
    Photography: Chuck Arlund
    Art direction: DJ Teeslink
    Liner Notes: Heidi Schaeffer

    Chris Chickering – Lead Vocals & Acoustic Guitar
    Ron Cohen – Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Ukulele, Keyboards & Drum Programming
    Ben Phillips – Drums
    Tony Lucido – Bass & Kala Ukulele Bass
    Greg Barnhill – Background Vocals
    Becki Ryan – Backgrund Vocals
    Tim Lauer – Accordion
    Ilya Toshinskiy – Mandolin & Banjo
    Richard Hardy – Saxophone & Flute
    Freddy Lopez – Harmonica
    Dennis Matkosky – B3 Organ & Piano

    Recorded at:
    RA Music Studios in Santa Fe, NM, Mill Valley, CA & Soda Springs, CA
    Omni Sound Studios & Phillips Sound Studios in Nashville, TN