AOTY 2017
To Be Still
Alela Diane - To Be Still
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2009 Ratings: #80 / 807
User Score
Based on 6 ratings
February 17, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Rough Trade / Label
aleladiane.com / Website
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Oct 1, 2017
100
Alela Diane's 'To Be Still' may be fairly translucent musically and lyrically, but it is done in the best possible way. Her enchanting voice and captivating harmonies invoke transcendental experiences in the lush worlds her beautiful, poetical prose creates. No matter how transparent you perceive it, this album undoubtedly renders you lost amidst imagery, simple guitar compositions and Diane's captivating stories told by an even more captivating voice. To any criticism put forth for this album ... read more
END OF YEAR LISTS
#22/Uncut
#47/PopMatters
Track List
  1. Dry Grass & Shadows
  2. White As Diamonds
  3. Age Old Blue
  4. To Be Still
  5. Take Us Back
  6. The Alder Trees
  7. My Brambles
  8. The Ocean
  9. Every Path
  10. Tatted Lace
  11. Lady Divine
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