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Time Flies

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
It's been four years between John Michael Montgomery's Letters from Home, his final Warner Bros. album, and the independently issued Time Flies, and the veteran country singer throws a couple of curve balls to longtime listeners. Produced by Montgomery and Byron Gallimore, the album has a sound reflecting the post-2005 slickness that the ever-finicky contemporary country market calls its hallmark for this season, but never compromises the singer's trademark identity as one of the best baritones in the business. It kicks off with the rollicking rocker "What Did I Do," a ne'er-do-well's version of a love song that is more braggadocio than substance, but it's uptempo and the ...
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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
It's been four years between John Michael Montgomery's Letters from Home, his final Warner Bros. album, and the independently issued Time Flies, and the veteran country singer throws a couple of curve balls to longtime listeners. Produced by Montgomery and Byron Gallimore, the album has a sound reflecting the post-2005 slickness that the ever-finicky contemporary country market calls its hallmark for this season, but never compromises the singer's trademark identity as one of the best baritones in the business. It kicks off with the rollicking rocker "What Did I Do," a ne'er-do-well's version of a love song that is more braggadocio than substance, but it's uptempo and the best excuse for a drinking song on the whole set. The more staid ballads come next, but Montgomery doesn't sound contented in them. They are full of desire, yearning, loss, regret, and devotion. "Let's Get Lost" is an empathic reassurance to a loved one who is uncomfortable in her present surroundings. The midtempo 4/4 tune is classic Montgomery, as strings, guitars, and slightly edgy fiddles rise and fall with his lines. "If You Ever Went Away," one of the slowest tunes here, is sung with desperation and humility as a B-3 and fingerpicked acoustic guitar offer ready support to the singer. Other notables on the set include the humorous honky tonk nostalgic love song "With My Shirt On," the swaggering two-step "Mad Cowboy Disease," and the devastatingly beautiful "Drunkard's Prayer." It's unlikely that Montgomery will set the charts on fire with Time Flies, but that has more to do with the youth-centric market for contemporary country than the quality of the music here, which is quite consistent and as good as anything out there. Montgomery's still got it: he's a signature performer in a generic business, and what's weird about that is that it might work against rather than for him.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/14/2008
  • Label: Rocket Science
  • UPC: 894830002002
  • Catalog Number: 200
  • Sales rank: 199,525

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 What Did I Do (3:20)
  2. 2 Let's Get Lost (3:13)
  3. 3 If You Ever Went Away (3:54)
  4. 4 Forever (4:42)
  5. 5 With My Shirt On (3:36)
  6. 6 Mad Cowboy Disease (3:31)
  7. 7 Loving and Letting Go (5:21)
  8. 8 Fly On (4:21)
  9. 9 Drunkard's Prayer (4:08)
  10. 10 All in a Day (3:48)
  11. 11 Brothers 'Til the End (4:13)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
John Michael Montgomery Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Bruce Bouton Steel Guitar
Mike Brignardello Bass, Bass Guitar
Patrick Buchanon Guitar, Electric Guitar
Dan Dugmore Dobro, Steel Guitar
Stuart Duncan Fiddle, Mandolin, Mando
Shannon Forrest Percussion, Drums
Byron Gallimore Synthesizer, Electric Guitar
Tony Harrell Synthesizer, Piano, Wurlitzer
Brent Mason Guitar, Electric Guitar
Glenn Worf Bass, Bass Guitar
Russell Terrell Background Vocals
Bryan Sutton Acoustic Guitar
Wes Hightower Background Vocals
Tim Williams Bass
Rusty VanSickle Background Vocals
Marty Dillingham Drums
Kimo Forrest Electric Guitar, Background Vocals, Guitar (Baritone)
Steve Stokes Fiddle
Byron Sutton Acoustic Guitar
Technical Credits
Greg Barnhill Composer
Daryl Burgess Composer
Byron Gallimore Producer, Audio Production
Julian King Engineer
John Kunz Producer, Engineer
John Michael Montgomery Composer, Producer, Audio Production
George Teren Composer
Karen Cronin Art Direction
Jeremy Popoff Composer
Kelley Lovelace Composer
Jameson Clark Composer
Randy Houser Composer
Lee Thomas Miller Composer
Jamey Johnson Composer
James T. Slater Composer
Gary Hannan Composer
Dan Demay Composer
Luke Bryan Composer
Phil O'Donnell Composer
Chris Stapleton Composer
Arlis Albritton Composer
George Molton Composer
Kimo Forrest Producer, Engineer
Hank Williams Mastering, Remastering
Jon Maddux Composer
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