Keep It Hid

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Keep It Hid
Studio album by Dan Auerbach
Released February 10, 2009
Genre Blues rock, garage rock, indie folk, neo-psychedelia
Label Nonesuch Records
Producer Dan Auerbach
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The A.V. Club (B+) [1]
allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
Austinist (A-) [3]
In Review Online 3/4 stars [4]
Now Magazine 5/5 stars [5]
Paste Magazine (8.5/10) [6]
Pitchfork Media (6.2/10) [7]
PopMatters 9/10 stars [8]
Spin 3.5/5 stars [9]

Keep It Hid is the debut solo album by the American blues-rock musician Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, released in 2009 on Nonesuch Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Dan Auerbach, except where noted.

  1. "Trouble Weighs a Ton" – 2:19
  2. "I Want Some More" (Wayne Carson Thompson) – 3:49
  3. "Heartbroken, in Disrepair" – 3:21
  4. "Because I Should" (D. Auerbach, Mark Neill) – 0:53
  5. "Whispered Words (Pretty Lies)" (Charles Auerbach) – 4:06
  6. "Real Desire" – 4:26
  7. "When the Night Comes" (D. Auerbach, C. Auerbach) – 4:11
  8. "Mean Monsoon" – 3:47
  9. "The Prowl" – 3:18
  10. "Keep It Hid" – 3:41
  11. "My Last Mistake" – 3:14
  12. "When I Left the Room" – 4:02
  13. "Street Walkin'" – 4:39
  14. "Goin' Home"  – 4:57

Personnel[edit]

  • Dan Auerbach - lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, piano, organ, synthesizer, bass, drums, percussion, drum loops, sound effects, producer
  • Bob Cesare – drums on tracks (2, 3, 5, 8-13), rhythm guitar on "Goin' Home
  • Dave Huddleston – upright bass on "Whispered Words"
  • Rob "Thorny" Thorsen – upright bass on "Mean Monsoon"
  • James Quine – electric rhythm guitar on "Mean Monsoon" and "Street Walkin'",
    harmony vocals on "Trouble Weighs A Ton" and "Heartbroken, in Disrepair"
  • Jessica Lea Mayfield – harmony vocals on "When the Night Comes"
  • Mark Neill – maracas on "Heartbroken, in Disrepair"
  • James Quine – photography
  • Amy Burrows – album cover design
  • Bob Cesare – assistant engineer
  • Mark Neill – mixer
  • Jim Demain – mastering

Tracks 4 and 7 recorded and engineered by Mark Neill for Soil of the South Productions

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bevan, David (2009-02-10). "Dan Auerbach: Keep It Hid | Music | Music Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  2. ^ Keep It Hid at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-17.
  3. ^ Courtright, Nick (2009-02-25). "The Morning After: Keep It Hid by Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys)". Austinist. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ Perlich, Tim (2009-02-11). "NOW Magazine // Music // Dan Auerbach". Nowtoronto.com. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  6. ^ User (2009-02-11). "Dan Auerbach: Keep It Hid :: Music :: Reviews :: Paste". Pastemagazine.com. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  7. ^ "Pitchfork: Album Reviews: Dan Auerbach: Keep It Hid". Pitchforkmedia.com. 2009-02-12. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  8. ^ Murphy, Sean. "Dan Auerbach: Keep It Hid < PopMatters". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  9. ^ Zimmerman, Shannon. "Dan Auerbach, 'Keep It Hid' (Nonesuch)". SPIN.com. Retrieved 2011-06-17.