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16 Horsepower

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Denver, United States (1992 – 2005)

16 Horsepower was an musical group based in Denver, Colorado. Their music was usually serious in tone with distinct Christian religious lyrics dealing with conflict and redemption. The core members of the group from its founding in 1992 were David Eugene Edwards, Jean-Yves Tola, and Pascal Humbert (the latter two formerly of the band Passion Fodder). After releasing four studio albums and touring extensively, the band broke up in 2005, citing “mostly political and spiritual” differences. The members remain active in the groups Woven Hand and Lilium.

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  • Draf_Gracula

    Прекрасно.

    10 Jun 8:23pm Reply
  • ITITITITIT

    I can't hear it as well. mb it goes about pictched voice and unsteady r&roll.

    18 May 8:10am Reply
  • Aliksir

    Very powerful music. I do not share David's faith, but underneath the christian images and metaphors, all I can hear is love shining through him.

    28 Apr 12:40am Reply
  • harryduns

    Heavily influenced by The Gun Club, anyone who likes these guys need to check them out. Love both bands.

    23 Apr 4:00pm Reply
  • Bentheimmortal

    This band.

    5 Mar 11:33pm Reply
  • dfkt

    FreddyGump (better late than never...), check out The Horse Flies. They've got a very similar sound. Recommended track, "I Live Where It's Grey".

    10 Feb 4:36pm Reply
  • V_Shaft

    All the albums are great, but 'Secret South' is a masterpiece. Like the perfect blend of 16HP and Wovenhand.

    17 Jan 9:23pm Reply
  • PsyHead_GR

    Splinters not one of the Top Tracks? I'm amazed!

    9 Jan 3:45pm Reply
  • TripleSol

    I agree generhatrd

    11 Dec 2013 Reply
  • TheAmazingKoopa

    I may not agree with the bands personal beliefs, but the way they present them with such a fiery passion is incredible.

    21 Nov 2013 Reply
  • yapooos

    When I feel sad, I Iisten to 16 Horsepower and feel...even sadder? Beautiful music, though. Very, very inspirational.

    5 Nov 2013 Reply
  • generhatrd

    If more people knew there was country music that sounds like this they wouldn't talk so much shit

    3 Oct 2013 Reply
  • pixielandjazz

    seriously awesome, underrated band

    30 Sep 2013 Reply
  • AutumnVision

    искренность

    21 Sep 2013 Reply
  • crownanchor

    cool

    24 Aug 2013 Reply
  • basilius87

    atmospheric..

    30 Jul 2013 Reply
  • HeadlessClown

    If Jandek was actually good, this is what he would sound like.

    30 Jul 2013 Reply
  • victiln

    @FreddyGump 16 Horsepower is very similar to Kiss The Anus of a Black Cat and Warsaw Village Band I think. Raw, folkish sound. And maybe Current 93 or Death in June, but this is neo-folk, something "slightly" different.

    17 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Miss_Burstner

    <3

    19 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Frostnight_

    Amazing! Beautiful voice...

    4 Jun 2013 Reply
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