The Thermals. Alicia J. Rose hide caption toggle caption Alicia J. Rose First Listen First Listen: The Thermals, 'Personal Life' August 29, 2010 Personal Life, as the title suggests, finds The Thermals focusing mostly on the matter of relationships. The result is another gloriously glass-half-empty half-hour of fist-pumping anthems about the weaknesses that divide us. Hear the album in its entirety until its release on Sept. 7.