Truth Be Told (Shed Seven album)

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Truth be Told
Studio album by Shed Seven
Released 7 May 2001
Recorded 2000–2001 at Chapel Studios, Lincolnshire
Genre Rock
Length 40:50
Label Artful
Producer Shed Seven, Adi Winman
Shed Seven chronology
Going for Gold
(1999)
Truth Be Told
(2001)
Where Have You Been Tonight? Live
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Atomic Duster 4/5 stars[2]
Drowned In Sound (8/10)[3]
Entertainment.ie 3/5 stars[4]
NME (5/10)[5]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[6]
Yahoo! Music 6/10 stars[7]

Truth Be Told is the fourth studio album by the British rock band Shed Seven, released via Artful Records in May, 2001. Initial copies of the album featured a limited edition bonus disc with additional CD-ROM material along with an exclusive bonus track.

Background[edit]

The album is the first to feature original guitarist, Joe Johnson, who left the band in 1993 before the release of their debut album, Change Giver. He had been replaced by new guitarist Paul Banks, who left the band in December 1999 prior to the band re-recruiting Johnson to fill the void.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Johnson/Smith/Witter.

No. Title Length
1. "If The Music Don't Move Yer"   3:48
2. "Eyes Before"   4:05
3. "Cry For Help"   3:53
4. "Thinking Again"   3:40
5. "Be Myself"   2:58
6. "Laughter Lines"   4:04
7. "Feathers"   4:13
8. "Never Felt So Cold"   2:54
9. "To The Wind"   3:27
10. "Love Equals"   2:30
11. "Step Inside Your Love"   5:17
Limited Edition Bonus Disc
No. Title Length
12. "Hark! The Foe Is Advancing"   3:49
  • Track 11 is an alternate version to the one included on the Step Inside Your Love EP issued in November, 2001.

Personnel[edit]

Shed Seven[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Vince Parsonage – string arrangement, viola
  • Tamsin Symmons – violin
  • Sally Ladds – cello
  • James Lancaster – brass

Technical personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carlson, Dean. "Review: Shed Seven, Truth Be Told". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  2. ^ E., Tone (May 2001). "Review: Shed Seven - Truth Be Told (Artful)". Atomic Duster. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  3. ^ Thomas, Andy (May 14, 2001). "Review: Shed Seven: Truth Be Told". DrownedinSound.com. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Lynch, Andrew (May 8, 2001). "Review: Shed Seven - Truth Be Told". Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  5. ^ Paine, Andre (May 2, 2001). "Review: Shed Seven : If The Truth Be Told". IPC Media. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  6. ^ Sullivan, Caroline. "Review: Shed Seven - Truth Be Told (Artful)". G2 (May 4, 2001): 36. 
  7. ^ Ward, Simon P. (May 10, 2001). "Review: Shed Seven - 'Truth Be Told' ". Yahoo! Music. Retrieved 20 June 2009.