Time on Earth

Crowded House - Time on Earth
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2007 Ratings: #208 / 677
User Score
Based on 10 ratings
June 29, 2007 / Release Date
LP / Format
ATO / Label
Ethan Johns, Steve Lillywhite / Producer
Pop Rock / Genres
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An elegiac and wise treatise on mortality and ageing. It peaks with Silent House, a song about mourning a dementia-afflicted family member, genuinely affecting in its pathos. The best songs on here are all about acceptance, acknowledging tragedy and our own faults, and carrying on regardless. Meditative poems about death, life, and the afterlife.

Unfortunately, this album is dragged down by a preponderance of weaker material that strays from this central thread. Filler tends be a problem on ... read more
"silent house" was life changing
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Track List

  1. Nobody Wants To
  2. Don't Stop Now
  3. She Called Up
  4. Say That Again
  5. Pour Le Monde
  6. Even a Child
  7. Heaven That I'm Making
  8. A Sigh
  9. Silent House
  10. English Trees
  11. Walked Her Way Down
  12. Transit Lounge
  13. You Are the One to Make Me Cry
  14. People Are Like Suns
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Added on: August 26, 2013