Avalanche (Mountain album)

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Studio album by Mountain
Released July 1974
Recorded January–February 1974
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock
Length 37:00
Label Columbia/Windfall
Producer Felix Pappalardi
Mountain chronology
Twin Peaks
Go for Your Life

Avalanche is a 1974 album by Mountain. It featured the return of drummer Corky Laing, it was the band's only recording with guitarist David Perry, and the final album to feature bassist/producer Felix Pappalardi.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]

The album was panned by AllMusic in their brief retrospective review, which commented that it "sounds like it could have been left buried under the Avalanche."[1]

Track listing

  1. "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" (Dave Williams, James Faye Hall) – 5:05
  2. "Sister Justice" (Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins, Day) – 3:58
  3. "Alisan" (Leslie West) – 4:41
  4. "Swamp Boy" (Pappalardi, Collins) – 2:54
  5. "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 5:14
  6. "Thumbsucker" (Pappalardi, Collins) – 3:20
  7. "You Better Believe It" (West, Corky Laing) – 5:47
  8. "I Love to See You Fly" (West, Pappalardi, Collins) – 3:46
  9. "Back Where I Belong" (West, Laing) – 2:56
  10. "Last of the Sunshine Days" (Pappalardi, Collins) – 3:47


Additional personnel


  1. ^ a b Mountain - Avalanche (1974) album review by James Chrispell at AllMusic.com

External links

  • Mountain - Avalanche (1974) album review by James Chrispell, credits & releases at AllMusic.com
  • Mountain - Avalanche (1974) album releases & credits at Discogs.com
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