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Alela Diane - "Dry Grass & Shadows"/"White As Diamonds" (MP3/video)

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Thursday, Feb 5, 2009

Alela Diane’s follow-up to her 2006 debut The Pirate’s Gospel, To Be Still, releases February 17th on Rough Trade Records. The resolutely folky “Dry Grass & Shadows” gets a lovely, spare acoustic treatment in this “Dumbo West” session with affecting vocals and harmonies alongside minimalist guitar and mandolin plucking. I miss the pedal steel from the recorded version, but a strong tune proves less can still be more. (via Gorilla vs. Bear) Check out the utterly beautiful “White As Diamonds” on MP3 as well.


Alela Diane
“White As Diamonds” [MP3]
     


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