Avalanche (Thea Gilmore album)

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Studio album by Thea Gilmore
Released 9 September 2003
Recorded The Forge, Oswestry; The Loft, Liverpool; Chapel Studios, South Thoresby, Lincs
Genre Rock, folk
Length 46:46
Label Hungry Dog
Producer Nigel Stonier
Thea Gilmore chronology
Songs from the Gutter
Harpo's Ghost
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Mojo 4/5 stars[citation needed]
We are in the midst of a truly exceptional English singer/songwriter
The Guardian 4/5 stars[citation needed]
Thea Gilmore's punk folk takes its lead from Bob Dylan. She belies her Tender years with an assertive lyricism which rings true and tellingly
The Mirror 4/5 stars[citation needed]
There is no home grown talent to compare with this sweet voiced, sharp Edged 21 year old from Oxford
The Independent 4/5 stars[citation needed]
The only alarming thing about Thea Gilmore is just how good she is
The Times (not rated)
Bold, Uplifting, Anthemic, her best album to date[citation needed]
Time Out 4/5 stars[citation needed]
Haunting beauty, aching mood and elegant craft
Uncut (not rated)
The best female singer songwriter of the last ten years and then some[citation needed]
Q 4/5 stars[citation needed]
Britain has spawned very few world class singer songwriters, Gilmore is in a league of her own

Avalanche is the fifth album released by English singer-songwriter Thea Gilmore. It was released on 9 September 2003 to general high praise.

It reached #62 in the UK Albums Chart, which is, as of September 2006, the highest position any of her albums have attained.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Thea Gilmore, except where noted.

  1. "Rags and Bones" – 3:38
  2. "Have You Heard" – 3:26
  3. "Juliet (Keep That in Mind)" – 3:52
  4. "Avalanche" – 4:21
  5. "Mainstream" (Gilmore, Nigel Stonier) – 3:12
  6. "Pirate Moon" – 4:20
  7. "Apparition #13" – 3:27
  8. "Razor Valentine" – 3:46
  9. "God Knows" – 3:49
  10. "Heads Will Roll" – 2:33
  11. "Eight Months" – 5:33
  12. "The Cracks" – 4:49



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