One Good Thing

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One Good Thing
One Good Thing Cover.jpg
Studio album by Lou Rhodes
Released 2010
Genre Folk
Label Motion Audio
Producer Lou Rhodes, Andy Barlow
Lou Rhodes chronology
One Good Thing

One Good Thing it the third solo album released by English singer-songwriter Lou Rhodes. It was released in early 2010, following a reunion tour of Rhodes with her previous band Lamb.


The album was written and recorded during Lou Rhodes' 2009 reunion tour with her previous band Lamb. The album was the first recorded collaboration since 2004 between Rhodes and her former band co-member, Andy Barlow, who also co-produced the album.[1] The album has been described as "incredibly intimate, introspective and emotional".[2] Another reviewer describes the album as "Rhodes essentially pick(ing) up where her 2007 album, Bloom, left off, using guitar and strings elegantly but sparingly, to underscore excerpts from her diary of the past three years."[1] The song "Janey" refers to the death of her sister.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Lou Rhodes.

No. Title Length
1. "One Good Thing" 3:37
2. "There For the Taking" 3:45
3. "The More I Run" 2:39
4. "It All" 4:09
5. "Janey" 3:35
6. "Circles" 3:28
7. "Magic Day" 3:27
8. "The Ocean" 5:34
9. "Melancholy Me" 3:25
10. "Baby" 2:31
11. "Why Wait For Heaven" 4:05



  • Andy Barlow Drums (Bass), Fender Rhodes
  • Stephen Junior Guitar, Slide Guitar
  • Danny Keane Cello
  • Stella Page Violin
  • Antonia Pagulatos String Arrangements, Violin
  • Michael Pagulatos String Arrangements, Viola
  • Lou Rhodes Drums (Bass), Guitar, Tambourine, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
  • Jon Thorne Double Bass


  • Andy Barlow Engineer, Mixing, Producer, Recording
  • Craig Besant Photography
  • Gordon Biggins Management
  • John Davis Mastering
  • Dilip Harris Production Input
  • Desmond Lambert Recording
  • Rebecca Millar Photography
  • Lou Rhodes Composer, Photography, Producer


  1. ^ a b Costa, Maddy (March 11, 2010). "Lou Rhodes: One Good Thing". Retrieved 2011-03-07. 
  2. ^ Peter Hayward, Review of One Good Thing; MusicOMH; Retrieved 2011-03-04.
  3. ^ "incoming: lou rhodes". wears the trousers magazine. 2010-02-08. Retrieved 2016-08-02.