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Alela Diane

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Hailing from the deep woods and winding rivers of Northern California gold rush town Nevada City, Alela grew up singing songs with her musician parents, and performing in the school choir. During a stay in San Francisco in 2003, she began teaching herself guitar and writing her first songs, blending tense, trance-like arpeggios, with warm, thick vocals and meditative lyrics about family and nature. Written in response to a loss of home and familiarity, her first album ‘The Pirate’s Gospel’ is a powerful document of personal reevaluation and renewal set against the backdrop of generations past and future, mothers and fathers, life, death, and birth. The songs were composed during a trip to Europe and recorded in her father’s studio in Nevada city. Enchanting and endearing in equal parts, the album won the Rough Trade shops album of the year 2007.

  1. Alela Diane and Wild Divine

    Alela Diane
    Alela Diane and Wild Divine

    • Released 5th April 2011
  2. RT-539

    Alela Diane
    Alela Diane featuring Alina Hardin

    • Released 6th October 2009
  3. RT-488

    Alela Diane
    To Be Still

    • Released 17th February 2009