Zremasterowana, wydana teraz w digipaku wersja koncertowej płyty 16 Horsepower.
Live z Denver i Paryża, min. 3 covery - Creedence Clearwater Revival, Gun Club i Joy Division.
Recorded live at Bluebird Theater (Denver, CO, USA), May 6, 1998.
"Horse Head" recorded live at Bluebird Theater (Denver, CO, USA), March 4, 1998.
"Fire Spirit" recorded live at Bataclan (Paris, France), October 21, 1998.
A 16 Horsepower live concert was one of the most intense musical experiences you can ever witness. While it is always difficult for a great live band to capture their stage brilliance on record, „Hoarse“ succeeds on every level. Apart from a great selection of songs from the bands' alltime classics „Low Estate“ and „Sackloth’n’Ashes“ they play three cover-versions that will make your jaw drop: „Bad Moon Rising“ by Creedence Clearwater Revival, „Fire Spirit“ by The Gun Club and a mega-intense „Day Of The Lords“ by Joy Divison.
From the first takes of the album opener „American Wheeze“ it won't take long until David Eugene Edwards, Steve Taylor, Jeffrey Paul Norlander, Jean-Yves Tolà and Pascal Humbert unleash their very own hell to the audience. In 1998 16 Horsepower were savage, clocklike and crushing - more machine than band but still filigree and in fact greater than the sum of its parts: "Even more raw and incisive than on its studio releases, the band tears into the songs with manic precision and rugged ferocity. Obviously recorded without overdubs or studio tinkering, the 53-minute show is short by today's standards. But the primal power and gut-wrenching emotion exuded on every track are not something that can be sustained over the long haul. They're not joking when they title one of their songs "Brimstone Rock"; the dark religious imagery meshes with standup bass, drums, and two guitars (with Edwar....... więcej