Title: Call Me Lucky Release Date: March 2, 2018 Label: Signature Sounds Format(s): CD Digital “Some might call me that,” muses Chris Smither , or one might simply say that the world is lucky because Smither’s songwriting and touring can stand the test of time. A songwriter, guitarist, bluesman, interpreter and performer for more than 50 years, Chris Smither has proven himself an American original. Recorded at the Blue Rock Studio in Texas’ hill country, just outside Austin in Wimberley, Smither’s 18th album, titled Call Me Lucky , due out March 2, 2018 on Signature Sounds /Mighty Albert, distributed by Redeye, is the artist’s first studio recording of brand new originals in six years. Once again Smither turned to his long-time producer and multi-instrumentalist David Goodrich, drummer Billy Conway (Morphine), Matt Lorenz (a.k.a. The Suitcase Junket), and engineer Keith Gary. The four musicians went into the session to record ten songs. What they ended up with is a double record: Disc 1 features the eight originals and two covers they started with; Disc 2 catapults the very same songs, with what life-long fans may know as the Smither sound, into another dimension, featuring very different arrangements. Producer Goodrich recalls, […]

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