“Christian Beach” among best N.J. CDs from 2001-2010

Christian Beach CD cover
"Christian Beach" CD cover

My friend, singer-songwriter Christian Beach, has earned some very well-deserved recognition for his 2008 self-titled CD (pictured at right).

“Christian Beach”* has been ranked as one of the top 100 albums released by New Jersey artists from 2001-2010, according to the new book “Are You Listening?” by Gary Wien.

*Although I didn’t take the photograph (that would be Charlie Pranio) gracing the cover, I do take pride in the fact that I did the design/layout for the CD. I went with a very minimalistic design to symbolize the stripped-down feel of the album and to put the focus on Christian, as this was his first solo CD after releasing a few EPs with bands he had fronted over the years.

Also, Christian will be playing his first show in a few months when he takes the stage at The Saint in Asbury Park, N.J., on Monday, June 20. He will be appearing with Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart and fellow local artist Keith Monacchio. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $15. Click here for more details and tickets.

“Christian Beach” can be purchased at any one of the online retailers below…

Feel free to “like” Christian Beach on Facebook and follow him on Twitter.

Enjoy the lead track on the CD, “Open Spaces”

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