Secrets (Allan Holdsworth album)

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Studio album by Allan Holdsworth
Released 1989 (1989)[1]
Recorded Front Page Recorders in Costa Mesa, California; Music Grinder Studios in Hollywood; The Brewery in North County, San Diego
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 37:20[2]
Label Intima
Producer Allan Holdsworth
Allan Holdsworth chronology
With a Heart in My Song
Wardenclyffe Tower
Alternative cover
2008 remastered edition

Secrets is the sixth studio album by guitarist Allan Holdsworth, released in 1989 through Intima Records; a remastered edition was reissued in 2008 through Eidolon Efformation.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Vincent Jeffries of AllMusic gave Secrets a very positive 4.5 stars out of five, calling it "a true masterpiece" and "a triumph", whilst highlighting Holdsworth's "unreachable technical standard" and continued development of the SynthAxe.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Length
1. "City Nights"   Gary Husband 2:33
2. "Secrets" (lyrics: Rowanne Mark) Allan Holdsworth 4:22
3. "54 Duncan Terrace"   Holdsworth 4:34
4. "Joshua"   Steve Hunt 5:59
5. "Spokes"   Holdsworth 3:32
6. "Maid Marion"   Hunt 7:16
7. "Peril Premonition"   Chad Wackerman 4:45
8. "Endomorph" (lyrics: Mark) Holdsworth 4:19
Total length:



  1. ^ a b c Jeffries, Vincent. "Secrets - Allan Holdsworth". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-09-08.
  2. ^ Secrets (CD release "CR 300-2").
  3. ^ "Secrets by Allan Holdsworth". CD Baby. Archived from the original on 2013-02-08. Retrieved 2014-09-08.

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