Label: Reprise Records - SAM010135 • Format: CD Album, Promo • Country: UK • Genre: Jazz, Rock, Blues, Pop • Style: Pop Rock
Higgins had secured recording Arrival Of The Maggots - Suppository / Grot - Regain In Disbelief / Untitled with Eleven and Warner Bros. Her winning song, "All For Believing", is included on this album. After a backpacking trip inHiggins toured and wrote songs during She wrote most tracks alone and collaborated on three songs, with Kevin GriffinJay Clifford and Clif Magness respectively.
The Sound of White was recorded in with producer John Porter. Higgins' first single from the album was " Scar ", released in August ahead of the album. Critics gave the album mixed reviews and it achieved commercial success, reaching number one on the Australian Recording Industry Association ARIA Albums Chart and, selling overcopies, was accredited platinum nine times.
The following year it was nominated for eight ARIA awards and won five. Inwhile still at high school, Higgins wrote the song "All for Believing" as part of a music assignment. She planned to write music during Patrick OHearn - Ancient Dreams trip but, leaving her guitar on a train in Spain, only completed one song.
InHiggins spent several months touring as a support act for other artists, and writing music for her debut album. She wrote most of the songs alone, and most of them on the piano.
Porter assembled a group of session musicians for the album, including drummer Michael Barkerbassist John Patitucci and cellist Martin Tillman. It entered the chart at No. Higgins promoted the album in Australia in October with her first national tour as a headline act. The album received mixed reviews from American music critics.
Although they praised the production, they called it "utterly conventional" and said that Higgins was "too bland" to succeed in the US.
She won the award for 'Best Pop Release'. The album was slightly varied for its international release, replacing the track "Casualty" with "Unbroken" and including the song "They Weren't There" as a secret track and a remixed version of "Scar", known as the Jay Newland Mix. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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