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
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.