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Download links and information about Secrets by Allan Holdsworth. This album was released in 1989 and it belongs to Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Rock genres. It contains 8 tracks with total duration of 37:20 minutes.

Artist: Allan Holdsworth
Release date: 1989
Genre: Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Rock
Tracks: 8
Duration: 37:20
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No. Title Length
1. City Nights 2:33
2. Secrets 4:22
3. 54 Duncan Terrace 4:34
4. Joshua 5:59
5. Spokes 3:32
6. Maid Marion 7:16
7. Peril Premonition 4:45
8. Endomorph 4:19



A true masterpiece, Secrets is the massive culmination of Allan Holdsworth's years-long legato technique and SynthAxe development. Conceptually inspired by but significantly different from the electric guitar, the SynthAxe is not a guitar-controlled synthesizer; it's a completely unique instrument of its own, making the guitarist's gripping performances all the more impressive. Holdsworth actually plays both instruments at a world-class level, setting an almost unreachable technical standard for aspiring rock, jazz, and fusion players. In addition to Secrets' technical accomplishments, Holdsworth contributes some of the most inspired songwriting of his career. The instrumental choruses are subtle and fluid, and the vocal lines on "Secrets" (performed by Rowanne Mark) and "Endomorph" (Craig Copeland) surpass earlier Holdsworth-penned efforts with their touching lyrics and melodies. Simply put, this 1989 Enigma release is a triumph, the final contribution to the artist's seminal '80s collection that includes Metal Fatigue and Atavachron. Fans of progressive music (no matter the genre) are recommended to search out the furtive Secrets, and unearth the sadly hidden knowledge of a musician's sublime transcendence of form, through passion and genius.