When the Black Crowes announced in early 2002 that they would be taking an extended hiatus, much of the band’s fanbase that had developed over their 15 year history was left questioning whether Chris Robinson could make it on his own. Robinson quickly erased any questions of doubt with his 2002 release New Earth Mud, a rejuvenating masterpiece that showcased Robinson’s softer and more passionate side.
Robinson and his band (which has adopted the New Earth Mud title) continue to evolve musically with an exciting collection of twelve new songs on This Magnificent Distance. As Robinson has noted, This Magnificent Distance is an L.A. based album, in contrast to the debut album which was written in the more romantic confines of Paris.
Always charismatic, the singer