Why did Tim call this recording Convergence? Perhaps it's because the songs converge lyrically and musically into radio-friendly numbers that will appeal to listeners who disdain the simplicity of most pop music. And what a convergence it is. Backed by the imitable Martindales, a band whose versatility and rock and roll credentials provide the perfect accompaniment to the rich material, Tim Current's superb songwriting and vocals immediately capture the ear. From the opening chords of 'Living a Lie' to the subtle harmonies that close 'Till the End of Time,' you can practically hear the enthusiasm. Add Kevin Nettleingham's skillful production to the mix, and the result is an album that will easily withstand the test of time, sounding as fresh twenty years from now as it does today. Although most of Tim's songs focus on the enduring topic of love and relationships, this album is not simply a collection of boy meets girl/boy loses girl songs. Relationships are never that simple; even the best ones are messy, complicated, and nuanced. Tim's music reflects that reality brilliantly. Who can't relate to the cocktail of loss, bitterness and resignation served in 'Living a Lie' or to Tim's homage to love's transformative power, 'You Set Me Free?' And when, in the hard rocking 'She Likes the Way,' Tim sings 'She loves it when I tell her she's so fine / I love it when she slips her little hand in mine,' who doesn't agree that small gestures create strong bonds? In one of the album's strongest cuts, 'Malibu,' Tim demonstrates the hollowness of luxury without love when he croons 'It's gonna be 85 again and there's not a cloud in sight / The major train wreck of the day is if the PH level's right.' The fact is Tim understands human nature, and his ability to express that understanding in words and music bodes well for the discriminating listener. If you're looking for authenticity and sophistication that transcends typical pop formulas, then you've come to the right place.