Secret South

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Secret South
Studio album by 16 Horsepower
Released 2000
Recorded at Hamilton Glory Lodge, Blue River, Colorado
Genre Alternative country
Length 42:12
Label Glitterhouse
Producer 16 Horsepower
16 Horsepower chronology
Low Estate
(1997)
Secret South
(2000)
Hoarse
(2000)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 82/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
NME 9/10[3]
Pitchfork Media 6.9/10[4]

Secret South is 16 Horsepower's third full-length studio album. Released in 2000, the album marked a distinct change in direction compared to previous efforts as it focuses more on storytelling over a more laid back soundscape.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Clogger"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 3:28
2. "Wayfaring Stranger"     2:42
3. "Cinder Alley"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 4:42
4. "Burning Bush"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 4:00
5. "Poor Mouth"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 4:39
6. "Silver Saddle"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 3:12
7. "Praying Arm Lane"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 3:18
8. "Splinters"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 5:19
9. "Just Like Birds"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 3:44
10. "Nobody 'Cept You"   Bob Dylan 3:34
11. "Straw Foot"   David Eugene Edwards/16 Horsepower 3:30

Personnel[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Although previously recorded by Bob Dylan himself, the cover of his song "Nobody 'Cept You" is the first version ever to be included on a full-length studio album.
  • The recording of the album was engineered by Bob Ferbrache who was once a member of 16 Horsepower, playing lap steel.
  • Asher Edwards, daughter of David Eugene Edwards, is featured on the video for the song "Clogger."

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Secret South Reviews". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2013-07-04. 
  2. ^ Horowitz, Hal. "Secret South - 16 Horsepower". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2013-07-04. 
  3. ^ "Album Review". Nme.com. 2000-04-14. Retrieved 2013-07-04. 
  4. ^ Shipley, Al (2000-09-12). "Sixteen Horsepower: Secret South". Retrieved 2013-07-04.