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Doctor Faith

Christopher CrossAudio CD
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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Christopher Cross is a music icon. In 2011, the Oscar and five-time Grammy winning artist is back with an amazingly crafted new album, Doctor Faith. It’s his first album of new and original material in over 12 years.

Cross' 1980 self-titled debut album rocketed to the #2 spot. Breaking out as the biggest new star of that year, he virtually defined adult contemporary radio with ... Read more in Amazon's Christopher Cross Store

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (May 10, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Eagle Records
  • ASIN: B004SC8YH2
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #51,703 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Those who remember the keyboard-based soft-rock of Sailing and Ride Like the Wind will be surprised to learn that Cross writes on guitar. It's guitar that drives this surprising new record, an energized outpouring of personal reflection and societal comment: Hey Kid; Rescue; Everything; Dreamers; Prayin' , and more!

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"This album feels not only like a new chapter to my career; it feels like starting a whole new book." - Christopher Cross

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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Christopher Cross Returns with DOCTOR FAITH May 11, 2011
Format:Audio CD
Christopher Cross's career arc reminds me a bit of Peter Frampton's as they both had iconic, multi-million selling albums containing hit songs that still get regular radio airplay to this day. In the years following those explosive albums, both artists' cooled off from the white hot glare of the spotlight within the changing musical landscape. Christopher & Peter have both continued to tour and release new music over the years while staying dedicated to their artistry & craft. And after all this time, Frampton even won his first Grammy for an instrumental album he put out in 2006.
Christopher Cross has also stayed busy since the Grammy filled heyday of "Sailing" & "Ride Like The Wind" releasing 7 additional albums along with a greatest hits collection, a Christmas album and 2008's exquisite "Café Carlyle Sessions" featuring tasteful, scaled down jazz arrangements of his work throughout the years. That brings us to his newest full album of original material in 12 years titled DOCTOR FAITH. The immediate observation is that Christopher isn't trying to come off like he's still 29. There's a wisdom and social consciousness within tracks like "Hey Kid"(featuring Eric Johnson on lead guitar) and "I'm Too Old For This" that shines a sorely needed light on how our culture accepts the previously unacceptable. While this subject matter isn't usually what's expected on a Christopher Cross album, he and co-writer Rob Meurer execute this slippery slope with a fearless grace and truth. The track "When You Come Home" returns listeners to more familiar, romantic waters with the gorgeous strings and plaintive melody of a man looking for redemption and a second chance in his relationship. "November" is a delicate, bittersweet ballad about a couple coming to an end.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Christopher Cross classic! May 11, 2011
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I have been a Christopher Cross fan since I heard "Never Be The Same" off his debut album over 30 years ago. Enthusiastically, I have kept up with his career, looking forward to each release with great anticipation, knowing that I would not be disappointed. The years have gone by and, release after release, I (and all those lucky enough to have all of his music) have been treated to brilliant singing, song writing, and flawless production. And to my expected delight, DOCTOR FAITH claims its rightful place amongst the wonderful catalogue of Cross classics. 13 years since his last album of new material and WOW was it worth the wait!!!
"November" is a lovely ballad reminding me of the emotions I felt the first time I heard his classic, "Swept Away", off of 1988's BACK OF MY MIND disc. And Cross' voice has not lost a is as smooth and as beautiful as ever!
Cross and his long time writing collaborator, Rob Meurer, deliver a great variety here, ranging from the before-mentioned "November" to the upbeat and catchy "Leave It To Me", which would be perfect on a sunny trip to the beach. Crisp, clear vocals, pristine musicianship, and mature, thought-provoking lyrics make this cd a treasure for the ears. I am confident you will be hooked...I know I am!
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WORTH THE WAIT......... May 17, 2011
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After seemingly 13 longs years, Christopher Cross has a new CD that equals, or surpasses all of his previous work. If you love Christopher Cross like I do, you will listen to this until you know every word by heart. If you liked his 'Sailing', you will also love this album, because he still writes beautiful lyrics, and the music is so much better than it ever has been. If you haven't really listened to a lot of Christopher Cross music, now is the time to do so....It's so worth the money, and even MORE worth the wait.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cross still nailing "laid back" vibe August 29, 2011
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By Jim Clark, Lee County Courier, Tupelo, MS

Christopher Cross has been out of the spotlight for a while. He has continued performing and writing but just staying in the background, quietly making music.
He's returned with a new CD Doctor Faith, with his signature sound from when he began with Christopher Cross (1979). That first album won five Grammies, including Best Album, Best Song "Sailing" and Best New Artist.
Christopher actually got his start in 1970 when Richie Blackmore with Deep Purple fell ill. Christopher sat in and the crowd was amazed.
Over the years he's also jammed with Alan Parsons, Mark Farner (Grand Funk), Jack Bruce (Cream), Eric Carmen, Todd Rundgren and Michael McDonald.
In fact, Michael adds his vocals to one of the new cuts "Doctor Faith" and master guitarist, Eric Johnson, adds cool licks to "Hey Kid."
Jimmy Buffet may have cornered the beach bum vibe, but Christopher Cross has the refined island, ocean and romatic beach walk sound nailed. Chris will be playing with the Nashville Symphony On Oct. 20, 21 and 22.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thanks Christopher! August 31, 2011
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I just want to say THANKS CHRISTOPHER! For this wonderful cd and for giving us again the chance to listen your voice and music. I recommend it to all Christopher Cross fans and not fans. Good job also for all the people involved in the album, specially the voice of Michael McDonald, that once again, like in the 'old times' joined Chris voice. Pure HARMONY together. Greetings from Madrid, Spain, Europe.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Return to Form, Return to Himself September 15, 2011
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The latest from CC is amazing and thought-provoking. Although you can tell he has lost some prcey arrangements in recent years and you can't help but appreciate how he has suffered for his integritized art, he still manages to shine here. He is contemplative without navel-gazing and hopeful without resorting to cliches or axioms that either date him or cause sighs of overuse or of being too-youthful. The last cut is more a benediction then a song but he has always sailed with peace in his heart. The albums unity and cohesion is one his best and reminds me of the negelected "Another Page" with songs that hit his marrow bone in honest self-revelation. Not for the Justin Bieber crowd but worth a look for anyone who has missed him or seen him in an intimate small-stage concert ever. It should also hold-up in time as an appeal to sanity politically when presently there is none.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars One of his best
I think CC never sounded better than on this recording. The songs are great, the sound is great, and I was greatly surprised on how much I enjoyed it. Top Notch!
Published 5 months ago by James H. Clem
5.0 out of 5 stars Every song is amazing
Masterful writing, wonderful lyrics and terrific musicianship along with Christopher Cross' wonderfully sweet voice making this album a true stand out in today's world! Read more
Published 9 months ago by Obsessed For Best
1.0 out of 5 stars Not the same...
I didn't like the music at all. I'm a big fan of Christopher Cross but this new album bored me and found it not at all enjoyable. In fact I threw it in the trash. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Lizard
5.0 out of 5 stars Christopher Cross Has Still Got It
As a kid, I absolutely LOVED his albums in the 80s. Though their classics now, I was excited to get "Doctor Faith" in 2011 and immediately started singing to each of the singles. Read more
Published 12 months ago by John Le
5.0 out of 5 stars Didn't Know He'd Put Out A 2011 Album!
Saw Chris Cross, in Cape May, NJ, in July 2013 & he reflected on some of the
songs in this album, performing a "Hey Kid". Good stuff. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Charles Rudnicki
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Comeback
I actually heard the song Dreamer performed live, what a great song and true to his style and artistry. I had to add the album to my collection.
Published 14 months ago by Prodiver40
5.0 out of 5 stars Ah, Christopher!
Oh, happy me...I am finding all fo the CDs Christoper has put out, and I will never tire of listening to his voice and style. Thank you!
Published 20 months ago by dancewithme
5.0 out of 5 stars Back to Roots
I think this is one of Christopher's best releases since his debut album. Back to highlighting the harmonies of his voice, songs with deep lyrics, great guitar sounds and Michael... Read more
Published on June 20, 2012 by John R Parchem
5.0 out of 5 stars Thank You Christopher Cross
Dreamers alone is a reason to purchase this album. And once you're hooked on that, November and Rescue are spectacular. Read more
Published on January 31, 2012 by F. Sulka
5.0 out of 5 stars Christopher Cross back to Top 30 radio with Doctor Faith!
Christopher Cross's new album 'Doctor Faith' has the songs to put him back on the top of the charts! Read more
Published on December 30, 2011 by L.N.H.
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