Signs of Life (Steven Curtis Chapman album)

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Signs of Life
Signs-of-life.scc.jpg
Studio album by Steven Curtis Chapman
Released September 3, 1996
Genre CCM
Length 56:29
Label Sparrow
Producer Brown Bannister, Steven Curtis Chapman
Steven Curtis Chapman chronology
The Music of Christmas
(1995)
Signs of Life
(1996)
Greatest Hits
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Signs of Life is the eighth studio album by Steven Curtis Chapman. It was released on September 3, 1996, and later certified gold by the RIAA[citation needed].

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Steven Curtis Chapman, except where noted.

  1. "Lord of the Dance"(Chapman, Scotty Smith) – 5:21
  2. "Children of the Burning Heart" – 4:30
  3. "Signs of Life" – 4:28
  4. "The Walk" – 4:45
  5. "Let Us Pray" – 3:57
  6. "Free" – 6:43
  7. "Only Natural" – 3:35
  8. "Rubber Meets the Road" – 4:13
  9. "Celebrate You" – 4:31
  10. "What I Would Say" – 5:41
  11. "Land of Opportunity"(Chapman, Geoff Moore) – 4:53
  12. "Hold on to Jesus"(Chapman, James Isaac Elliot) – 3:52

Personnel[edit]

  • Steven Curtis Chapman – lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar (1-5, 7, 8, 9), dobro (1, 10, 12), slide acoustic guitar (1, 2), "bongo" dobro (1), electric guitar (2, 3), mandolin (2, 4), electric guitar solo (3, 8, 11), 12-string acoustic guitar (6), Roland VG-8 synth guitar (6, 7), 12-string guitar (7), Telecaster slide solo (7), lap steel (9), producer
  • Gordon Kennedy – electric guitar (1-4, 6-11), acoustic guitar (5), 12-string guitar (11)
  • Kenny Greenberg – electric guitar (1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11), acoustic guitar (3, 4, 7, 9)
  • Leland Sklar – bass guitar (1-12)
  • Chris McHugh – drums (1, 2, 7, 10, 11)
  • Steve Brewster – drums (3, 6, 9, 12)
  • Chad Cromwell – drums (4, 5, 8)
  • Eric Darken – percussion (1-12)
  • Sam Bacco – percussion (10)
  • Phil MadeiraHammond B3 organ (1, 3, 5, 6, 11), national dobro (7), Wurlitzer (8)
  • Shane Keister – Hammond B3 organ (2), Rhodes (3, 9), piano (6, 10, 11)
  • Blair Masters – Wurlitzer (5), keyboards (9, 12)
  • Stuart Duncan – fiddle (1, 2)
  • Jerry Douglas – lap steel (4, 8)
  • Nashville String Machine – strings (6, 10)
  • Carl Marsh – string arrangement
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica (7)
  • Brown Bannister - producer
  • Peter York - executive producer
  • Dan Raines - executive producer
  • Traci Sterling Bishir - production manager
  • Steve Bishir - recording engineer
  • The Castle, Franklin, Tennessee - recording location
  • Ocean Way, Hollywood, California - recording location
  • Hank Nirider - assistant engineer
  • Eddie Miller - assistant engineer
  • Jack Joseph Puig - mixing
  • Ocean Way - mixing location
  • Jim Champagne - assistant mix engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, California – mastering location
  • Karen Philpott – creative direction
  • Traci Daberko – design
  • Joyce Revoir – additional design and production
  • John Ragel – photography
  • Johnny Villanueva – hair and make-up
  • Ariana Lambert – stylist

References[edit]

  1. ^ Signs of Life at AllMusic