My Thoughts is the debut studio album by American R&B singer-songwriter Avant. It was released on May 9, 2000, by MCA Records. The album includes the contributions from King Sesame, however, this person was not officially credited as a guest vocalist on the album. Three singles that were released from the album, became a top ten hits; including "Separated", "My First Love" (which is a cover to its classic hit, performed by René & Angela) featuring Keke Wyatt, and "This Time". Both songs, "My First Love" and "This Time", became a certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).