“Better than just about any music ever made” – Pitchfork
“As good as could possibly be… timeless” – Zane Lowe
The Avalanches‘ landmark debut LP, Since I Left You, is being re-released as a 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition.
The 4-LP set features 33 tracks on heavyweight vinyl, consisting of the original 18 track album + 15 tracks including 9 previously unreleased remixes by MF Doom, Sinkane, Carl Craig, Leon Vynehall, and more
The Deluxe Edition also has new album art and contains a poster, along with liner notes by Simon Reynolds.
The album includes remixes from MF Doom, Cornelius, Prince Paul, Stereolab, Sinkane, Carl Craig, and more.
The Melbourne band’s iconic debut blew minds upon its release, winning a clutch of ARIA Awards and topping polls all over the world. Since I Left You flows seamlessly from start to finish like a travelogue dedicated to a lover somewhere across oceans, The Avalanches‘ sample-based approach setting a precedent for dance music that has been influential ever since and is arguably yet to be rivaled.
The records singles ‘Frontier Psychiatrist’ and ‘Since I Left You’ were accompanied by dazzling, unforgettable videos that captured punters imaginations as much as the music itself.
The overwhelming reception of the record led The Avalanches on an infamous world tour that resulted in raucous, joyous festival shows, kitchen sink club DJ sets, media offices set alight, two broken legs and an indecent amount of nudity.