In a nation that produced U2, the Corrs, and Clannad, White Ladder remains the best-selling album of all time. Half of its 10 songs were released as singles, so White Ladder clearly worked as a collection of episodes that could be experienced discretely and repeatedly. The frontloading of its biggest, most unabashedly optimistic hits lends White Ladder a narrative thread: As I always imagined it, here was a skeptical romantic hitting the bars with a precarious hope of finding connection; slowly sulking into the corner while his friends laughed and flirted; bitterly going home to commiserate with his favorite records. Gray himself suggested that he had paved the way for folk-pop idols like Ed Sheeran and James Blunt. Suddenly, it's everywhere! And then an album like White Ladder comes along to sell millions of copies and offer the hope that living the exact same way can be the best revenge. Buy: Rough Trade.
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I was a struggling folky singer-songwriter during the 90s Britpop and dance boom. By the time I got to my third album, it was a Spinal Tap-style disaster. I jettisoned my manager, label, everything, to work out what I wanted.
David Gray born 13 June is a British singer-songwriter. He released his first album in and received worldwide attention after the release of White Ladder six years later. It was the first of three UK chart-toppers in six years for Gray, of which the latter two also made the Top 17 in the United States.
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