Alela Diane - To Be Still
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Based on 15 reviews
2009 Ratings: #57 / 834
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Based on 12 ratings
February 17, 2009 / Release Date
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thebibleparttwo
90
found out about this through the song take us back on the walking dead. nice album
winitheju
91
Slowly making my way through her discography. This one is beautiful
WildChameleon
81
Traditional folk album with shining vocals and beautiful imaged lyrics
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
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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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