16 Horsepower were a Denver-based alternative country band that revolved around the unique songwriting and singing of David Eugene Edwards. The band made its name with music that combined rural backwoods kitsch with edgy, off-kilter country-rock. Teaming up with drummer Jean-Yves Tola and bassist Pascal Humbert in the band's original lineup, Edwards lost the latter member when the band relocated to Denver from California, adding Keven Soll to the roster instead. The group's eponymous debut EP was released in 1995 on A&M Records and was followed a year later by the Sackcloth 'n' Ashes full-length, which featured a cameo from Gordon Gano (Violent Femmes) on fiddle. Although Soll eventually left the band, Humbert returned to the fold in 1997, along with new guitarist Jeffrey Paul Norlander. PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish was drafted to ...
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