Tylea and the Imaginary Music Score

Tylea and the Imaginary Music Score | EP (2002)

Released on Tylea’s own label Reverie Records, it was physically distributed through MGM.

The EP was primarily recorded at Tylea’s home on a very basic studio set up with her partner, Magoo.


This was Tylea’s first solo release after gota cola disbanded officially in 2001 and revised her earlier solo acoustic work.

The laconic title track, “Life to Grow” borrows the attitudinal sounds of: David Lynch, Patsy Cline, and the Travelling Wilberries.

CD artwork by Chris Dixon.


Colour Your Insecurities


Double Album (2005)

Colour Your Insecurities is a 60 page booklet double album of light and dark music.

Featuring over 60 of Tylea’s  black and white ‘people’ drawings, the music showcases the contrasting shades and styles in her songwriting.

"The drawings are something I started working on while in gota cola - particularly during our recording sessions. It became a positive outlet, generating smiles during times when I was unable to express myself through words. The process of making the people allows me to see a lighter side of life and people through art.  As a result,  it is important to include them with this release because it shows a binding point between the sadness and joy - swinging like a pendulum."

The Light Album is comprised  of 10 folk sentimental acoustic pop tracks, and pays homage to her early solo days amongst Brisbane’s acoustic commentary, while the Dark album of nine tracks draws upon a darker sensibility, borrowing textural depths from Leonard Cohen and Angelo Badalamenti’s “Mulholland Drive” and David Lynch’s ‘Eraserhead” and favours melancholic undertones to her moody and lilting vocals.

Recorded and written in Brisbane, Melbourne and Iceland, the double album is Tylea’s most definitive work.

CD artwork and concept by Tylea. Book and CD artwork layout by Chris Dixon.

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Tylea…with a T




Mini Album (1997)

As Tylea’s first CD release the mini album featured a Tylea’s friends of the time.

Special guests included: D. Maxwell Clements, Skritch, Jane Tallon, Kev-Wah, Paisley, Randal Ing, Mike Hall and Bernard Fanning. 

The EP was funded by Tylea’s breakfast shifts at Rics Bar as well as a benefit gig spearheaded by Erin O’Hara. The performance was well patronised at the Zoo with many musicians performing in an 80’s tribute fashion.

Produced by Magoo and Tylea.  Photography by Alex Gillespie.  Cd Artwork and Layout by Chris Dixon and Alex Gillespie.

gota cola – Guaranteed Rustless

Album / 2000

gota cola’s debut and only album was released on Paul Curtis’ label, Valve/Warner.  Mushroom Music promptly signed gota cola’s three songwriters: Skritch, Alexandra Gillespie and Tylea (Croucher).

On the live stage, gota cola’s DNA polarised audiences. Often accompanied by live visuals (Ken Weston, Rachael Johnson) and fourth member for a time, Brett Collery - the band blended unexpected emotional and torrential moments with their unique style of experimental, Dub-Pop.

The album enabled the band to tour nationally and East Coast Tours with Something for Kate, Custard, Not From There, Tex Perkins and the Dark Horses and the Cruel Sea - as well as perform at many festivals and supports.