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Sixteen Horsepower, Low Estate

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Sixteen Horsepower, Low Estate

Audio CD

Disk ID: 1045804

Disk length: 54m 8s (14 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 1995

Label: Unknown

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“Low Estate” Tracks & Durations

1. Brimstone Rock 4:28
2. My Narrow Mind 2:59
3. Low Estate 4:12
4. For Heaven's Sake 4:54
5. Sac Of Religion 3:28
6. The Denver Grab 5:08
7. Ditch Digger 3:22
8. Pure Clob Road 3:43
9. Phyllis Ruth 4:38
10. Black Lung 2:26
11. Dead Run 3:21
12. Golden Rope 4:17
13. Hang My teeth On Your Door 2:35
14. Black Soul Choir 4:30

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Review

Sixteen Horsepower's singer David Eugene Edwards brings such a mix of vitriol and faith to his music that were he born in a different place and time, I imagine he could have been a snake preacher. His songs explore that delicate and often explosive relationship between religion and real life, often with dire consequences: "I beseech the Lord clear my head / before once again I scar the soul of that girl in my bed," he sings on "Brimstone Rock" moments before letting loose a screech channeled from the devil by way of Nick Cave. The music is blistering, a take on hill-music that the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion could've created had they been raised on moonshine and pig snouts. --Tod Nelson

Other Versions

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Sixteen Horsepower - Low Estate

Tracks: 15 (+1 tracks), Disk length: 57m 22s (+3m 14s)

Sixteen Horsepower - Low Estate

Tracks: 13 (-1 tracks), Disk length: 50m 11s (-4m 3s)

Sixteen Horsepower - Low Estate

Tracks: 13 (-1 tracks), Disk length: 49m 37s (-5m 29s)