Avalanche (British India album)

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Avalanche
Studio album by British India
Released 30 April 2010
Genre Indie rock
Length 34:01
Label Shock
British India chronology
Thieves
(2008)
Avalanche
(2010)
Controller
(2013)
Singles from Avalanche
  1. "Vanilla"
    Released: December 29, 2009
  2. "Beneath the Satellites"
    Released: March 26, 2010
  3. "Avalanche"
    Released: July 3, 2010

Avalanche is the third studio album by the Australian indie rock band British India, released through Shock Records on 30 April 2010.

Four bootleg live studio demos were released for sale in a package with the album at JB Hi-Fi.[1] The album debuted at number 10 on the ARIA charts.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Border Mail 3.5/5 stars[3]
The Mercury 3/5 stars[4]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 stars[5]
The Sydney Morning Herald 3.5/5 stars[6]

The Sydney Morning Herald's Patrick Donovan gave the album a 3.5/5 rating, saying it "affirms British India's position as one of the most solid rock bands in the country."[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Safari" — 1:52
  2. "90 Ways to Leave Your Lover" — 3:26
  3. "Because of You" — 4:29
  4. "Friends" — 3:27
  5. "Vanilla" — 3:58
  6. "Nowhere Boys" — 3:24
  7. "Beneath the Satellites" — 3:10
  8. "Messiah" — 3:32
  9. "Avalanche" — 2:50
  10. "Anti-Gravity" — 3:53

iTunes bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Should've Stayed Home Tonight" — 3:22
  2. "Drowning in Clouds" — 4:50

Bootleg live studio demos[edit]

  1. "Black & White Radio" (Guillotine) original demo
  2. "This Dance Is Loaded" (Thieves) original demo
  3. "Falling Away" (unreleased demo 2008)
  4. "Harry Mulisch" (working demo for 2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AVALANCHE | Music , Music Genres, Pop/Rock : JB HI-FI". Jbhifionline.com.au. 2010-04-30. Retrieved 2012-01-15. 
  2. ^ "British India - Avalanche". Australian-charts.com. Retrieved 11 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Horne, Jamie. "British India - Avalanche". The Border Mail. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 
  4. ^ Bevan, Jarrad. "British India - Avalanche music reviews". The Mercury. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 
  5. ^ Boy, Davey. "British India - Avalanche review". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 
  6. ^ a b Donovan, Patrick (2010-05-07). "British India - Avalanche". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2010-06-12.