Since I Left You

Release date
19 Feb 2006
Running length
18 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Since I Left You 4:21 257,534
2 Stay Another Season 2:19 157,778
3 Radio 4:23 142,071
4 Two Hearts in 3/4 Time 3:22 141,474
5 Avalanche Rock 0:23 11,540
6 Flight Tonight 3:53 122,855
7 Close to You 3:55 131,643
8 Diner's Only 1:34 15,485
9 A Different Feeling 4:19 125,260
10 Electricity 3:30 136,283
11 Tonight 2:20 65,799
12 Pablo's Cruise 0:52 114,607
13 Frontier Psychiatrist 4:49 243,110
14 ETOH 5:03 119,623
15 Summer Crane 4:39 112,216
16 Little Journey 1:34 111,814
17 Live at Dominoes 5:39 105,393
18 Extra Kings 3:43 102,264

About this album

Since I Left You is the debut studio album by Australian electronic dance music group The Avalanches, which was released on 27 November 2000. Produced by The Avalanches’ members Robbie Chater and Darren Seltmann (under the pseudonym Bobbydazzler), it was issued on Modular Recordings. The album was created in two separate near-identical studios by Chater and Seltmann, passing audio mixes of records they sampled. The album contains about 3500 vinyl samples of various genres of music. As it was not originally intended for international release, the duo did not worry about copyright restrictions nor attempt to keep track of which samples they would need to clear.

After the album’s positive reception in Australia, the duo considered an international release – its date was held back until 2001 in both the United Kingdom and North America and appeared in slightly altered forms. The delay and changes occurred so that the group could obtain permission to use the samples or use replacements. Five singles were spawned by the album, “Electricity”, “Frontier Psychiatrist”, “Since I Left You”, “Radio” and “A Different Feeling”. The group promoted the album by organising headlining tours in Australia, Europe and the United States. Since I Left You was issued to favourable reception, it peaked in the top 30 on the ARIA Albums Chart, number 12 in Norway, number eight on the UK Album Charts and, in the United States, at number ten on the Top Electronic Albums chart and in the top 40 on the Top Heatseekers chart.

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  • Special_Key7

    this album and Bloom by Beach House are the most likeable albums I've ever listened to.

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  • MasterAmnesiac

    Yo fuck anyone that has ever bashed on this album, it is the happiest, most sincere record ever and it is saving my life.

    9 Dec 2014 Reply
  • scomatsho

    Amazing music and amazing organisation of so many samples

    16 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Grycho

    Seriously, I wish this album just lasted forever.

    2 Jul 2014 Reply
  • AcousticDJ

    Everything about this album is simply fantastic.

    26 May 2014 Reply
  • Grycho

    I've lost count of how many times I've listened to this album in bed before going to sleep. Seriously, listening to this album while half asleep is an absolutely magical experience. It's such a vast, eclectic soundscape that your brain can't help but paint a panoramic image for each track. Okay I'm done being a dork.

    10 May 2014 Reply
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  • Marioman42

    I can't get sick of this album no matter how much I listen to it. Easily one of the greatest pieces of music created.

    27 Mar 2014 Reply
  • BatalhaV

    A master piece. One of my favourits albuns of all time.

    15 Jan 2014 Reply
  • TheCemetery

    If only there was a way to erase my memory of this album to listen to it again for the first time

    30 Dec 2013 Reply
  • VivaElTomate

    literally the greatest album of all time

    21 Dec 2013 Reply
  • WS9167

    This is my second turntablism album after Endtroducing..... (so far) and.... well, it's great.

    18 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Mutanteakordeon

    Fantastic album!!!

    19 Oct 2013 Reply
  • xavi1991FM

    One Big Party.

    15 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Crabroast22

    Excellently utilised samples! Hope they make another album soon.

    16 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Best_of_Album

    A Positive

    2 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Buggy08

    I wish I could go back to the first time I heard this amazing album [2]

    25 May 2013 Reply
  • Patjm1992

    not a bad album 2 listin 2

    22 May 2013 Reply
  • Dreyvas

    this album is my best friend. [3]

    8 Apr 2013 Reply
  • AlexKomatose

    I wish I could go back to the first time I heard this amazing album

    28 Mar 2013 Reply
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