Secret Name

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Secret Name
Studio album by Low
Released 1999
Recorded 20–28 November 1998
Genre Indie rock, slowcore
Length 52:09
Label Kranky
Producer Steve Albini
Low chronology
The Curtain Hits the Cast
(1996)
Secret Name
(1999)
Things We Lost in the Fire
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
NME (8/10) [2]
Pitchfork Media (7.6/10) [3]
Q 4/5 stars[4]

Secret Name is the fourth full-length album by the slowcore group Low. It was their first album on the Kranky record label, and their first to be produced by Steve Albini.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Remember" – 4:11
  2. "Starfire" – 3:06
  3. "Two-Step" – 5:49
  4. "Weight of Water" – 4:21
  5. "Missouri" – 4:04
  6. "Don't Understand" – 6:56
  7. "Soon" – 5:13
  8. "Immune" – 3:31
  9. "Lion/Lamb" – 4:13
  10. "Days of..." – 5:57
  11. "Will the Night" – 2:23
  12. "Home" – 2:26

Recording information[edit]

Recorded by Steve Albini at Electrical Audio in Chicago.

Notes[edit]

  • The album title comes from the "Weight of Water" lyric, "Make a river through the sand, 'Til you're called by a secret name".
  • Bass guitarist Zak Sally also plays an Optigan on some tracks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sullivan, Denise. Secret Name at AllMusic. Retrieved 5 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Secret Name". NME. 7 March 1999.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Maconie, Stuart (July 1999). "Review: Low - Secret Name". Q (EMAP Metro Ltd): 120.