The Avalanche

Owen - The Avalanche
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2020 Ratings: #198 / 792
User Score
Based on 87 ratings
2020 Ratings: #527
Liked by 1 person
June 19, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Polyvinyl / Label
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pretty mediocre outside of on with the show
Warm & soft, this album by Owen was enjoyable. However, I think it lacked depth and wasn't as emotionally powerful as some of Mike's other work. Its still a fine album, and if your into pretty folk music I'm sure youll enjoy this more than I did, but to me it just felt kinda meh. I also want to point out that there were a couple moments in the lyrics that stood out as not making sense at all, notable the very beginning of I Should've Known. If I were to talk about the positives of the ... read more
Warm as fuck, a fucking winter landscape. A moment to feel comfortable inside. This guy always know how to made the cold ambient, but at the same time the warm to get all the road in a deep breath folk and minimalist great music
Unless you’re an American Football Stan, you’re going to want to hear something else.
[July Challenge] July 2

There was a saying I was recently taught in my native language. "Kung may tiyaga, may nilaga." It's an idiom stating that if you put enough work into something in life, a reward would come to you in one way. This phrase was in the back of my head after listening to Owen's The Avalanche. The day before, I knew that I should've chosen something more uplifting after my last review but.. fuck lmao guess that's going to be impossible. Anyways, here's my take on ... read more
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Track List

  1. A New Muse
  2. Dead For Days
  3. On with the Show
  4. The Contours
  5. I Should've Known
  6. Mom And Dead (feat. KC Dalager)
  7. Headphoned
  8. Wanting and Willing
  9. I Go, Ego (feat. KC Dalager)
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Added on: May 8, 2020