Horse Latitudes

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Foucault likes to play in a familiar, slow-moving country-folk style; this is a guy who has been to the desert on "A Horse with No Name," searching for a "Heart of Gold." But he doesn't sing in the high-pitched tenor of America or Neil Young. Rather, he has a throaty baritone reminiscent of Jackson Browne, if phrased with a Southern slur. He thus comes off like the Nick Drake of the American Southwest on his sixth album, Horse Latitudes. The lyrical reflections he expresses so introspectively also tend to be spare and allusive, though he works up a head of steam musically (with the help of Van Dyke Parks' keyboards) and gets a bit caustic on ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Foucault likes to play in a familiar, slow-moving country-folk style; this is a guy who has been to the desert on "A Horse with No Name," searching for a "Heart of Gold." But he doesn't sing in the high-pitched tenor of America or Neil Young. Rather, he has a throaty baritone reminiscent of Jackson Browne, if phrased with a Southern slur. He thus comes off like the Nick Drake of the American Southwest on his sixth album, Horse Latitudes. The lyrical reflections he expresses so introspectively also tend to be spare and allusive, though he works up a head of steam musically (with the help of Van Dyke Parks' keyboards) and gets a bit caustic on "Everybody's Famous." For the most part, however, Foucault is a miniaturist as interested in evoking mood as meaning in his atmospheric music, expecting his listeners to fill in the blanks.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/3/2011
  • Label: Signature Sounds
  • UPC: 701237203720
  • Catalog Number: 2037
  • Sales rank: 90,768

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jeffrey Foucault Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Van Dyke Parks Piano, Accordion, Hammond Organ
Jennifer Condos Electric Bass
Billy Conway Drums
Eric Heywood Pedal Steel Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar (Baritone)
Kris Delmhorst Cello, Vocals
Technical Credits
Ryan Freeland Engineer
Pete Weiss Engineer
Jeffrey Foucault Composer, Producer
Alex McCollough Mastering
Justin Pizzoferrato Engineer
Renee Fernandez Layout
Matt Dellinger Liner Notes
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