Alela Diane is a homebody by nature. The Portland-based, Nevada City-bred musician, though traveled the world over, is most at peace within audible range of a crackling fire and her cat's paws padding across the wood floors of her creaky Victorian residence. And although her methods thus far have echoed this aspect of her being-from fashioning hand-sewn CD jackets for The Pirate's Gospel, to nearly spit-shining 2009's To Be Still in her Dad's studio-the reach of her success has spanned quite a bit further. In a time of pitiful sales charts, The Pirates Gospel went Gold in France, establishing Miss Diane a hearty European following. And while the US was just beginning to catch on, Alela had already broken ground on a new album.
However, let it be known; this is not your typical Alela Diane record ... READ MORE