Avalanche – Avalanche [1989]

Country Norway          Style AOR/Synth Pop

Rating 86/100

Band Members
Kjetil Røsnes, Kirsti Johansen

Tracks
1. Johnny, Johnny Come Home, 2. I Will Wait, 3. Riding On A Storm, 4. Young Hearts Forever, 5. I Miss You, 6. My Cherie, 7. I Don’t Want To Be Lonely, 8. All Blame On Love, 9. Sail Away, 10. Letter From America, 11. I Would Die For You, 12. Soon, Soon    

PROFILE

AVALANCHE RELEASED A TOTAL OF 2 ALBUMS. The first one named: “AVALANCHE” was released 1989. This album included AVALANCHE’S big hit “Johnny, Johnny come home” & “I will wait”.  JOHNNY JOHNNY COME HOME reached “number one” in several countries including FRANCE, SPAIN & GERMANY. Additionally “Johnny, Johnny come home” was among TOP-10 in a number of other European and Asian countries….The next album came in 1992 and was called “WESTBOUND” This second album included hit songs like YOUNG GUNS & FROM HERE TO BERLIN. IN 1995-96 AVALANCHE stayed for a longer period in south of France where they worked on new material. During this stay they wrote “SANTA MARIA” wich was recorded by two artists later on.

The first to record SANTA MARIA was the female singer TATJANA and was produced by “Stock&Aitken”, SANTA MARIA hit the charts hard in Japan and also reached nr. 1, “club charts” in the U.K. SANTA MARIA was simply a world hit The secord artist recording “SANTA MARIA” was SAMANTHA FOX who used “SANTA MARIA” as a comeback single. SANTA MARIA was also used as the “Official Olympic game jingle” in NAGANO 1996 . LATE 90’s AVALANCHE took a break from the music industry, but continued to write music. Among several projects they launched their  “SIDE STEP MANEUVER”, called K+K, wich initially was an artistic experiment… but K+K turned out to be a project featured on several different compilations.

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