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100 Year Thing

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100 Year Thing

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Chris Stills

We gave it a B

CHRIS STILLS 100 Year Thing (Atlantic) On his first album, Stephen’s 23-year-old offspring can’t decide whether he wants to follow in Dad’s best musical footsteps (gruffly sensual singing, clarion guitar picking) or strike pretentious, tortured-white-bluesman poses a la Chris Whitley. The former strain wins out just enough to make this atmospheric, roots-rocking debut a promising start — or, at the very least, a poignant reminder of the days when his father was at the top of his game. B

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