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Alela Diane - To Be Still


1My Brambles
Banjo – Matt BauerBass – Tom BevitoriCello – Luke JanelaHarmony Vocals – Alina HardinMandolin – Tom MenigPercussion – Otto HauserVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane
2Tatted Lace
Banjo – Matt BauerBass – Tom BevitoriHarmony Vocals – Mariee SiouxLead Guitar – Nina GerberVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane
3Dry Grass & Shadows
Bass – Tom BevitoriElectric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Craig Thomas Harmony Vocals – Alina HardinPedal Steel Guitar – Pete GrantPercussion – Otto HauserVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane
4Take Us Back
Cello – Luke JanelaViolin – Rondi SouleVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane
5The Alder Trees
Banjo – Matt BauerBass – Tom BevitoriHarmony Vocals – Alina HardinPercussion – Otto HauserPiano – Dan ElkanVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane
6Every Path
Bass [Upright Bass] – Rich StanmyreMandolin, Lead Guitar, Xylophone – Tom MenigPercussion – Neal MorganVocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Alela Diane
7Lady Divine
Bass [Upright Bass] – Rich StanmyreTwelve-String Guitar, Lead Guitar – Tom MenigVocals, Guitar, Whistling – Alela Diane
8The Ocean
Bass – Tom BevitoriHarmony Vocals – Alina HardinMandolin – Tom MenigPercussion – Otto HauserVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane
9White As Diamonds
Bass – Tom BevitoriBass, Violin – Rondi SouleCello – Luke JanelaHarmony Vocals – Alina Hardin, Matt BauerPercussion – Otto HauserVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane
10Ages Old Blue
Banjo – Matt BauerBass – Tom BevitoriHarmony Vocals – Michael HurleyVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane
11To Be Still
Bass – Tom BevitoriGuitar [Second Guitar] – Nina GerberHarmony Vocals – Tom MenigPedal Steel Guitar – Pete GrantPercussion – Otto HauserVocals, Guitar – Alela Diane


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
NAMES33CDPROAlela Diane To Be Still ‎(CD, Album, Promo, Car)NamesNAMES33CDPROUK2009
FR21169Alela Diane To Be Still ‎(CD, Album + DVD-V + Ltd, Dig)Fargo RecordsFR21169Europe2009
RTRADCD 488Alela Diane To Be Still ‎(CD, Album, Promo, Car)Rough Trade RecordsRTRADCD 488US2009
RTRADLP 488Alela Diane To Be Still ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat)Rough TradeRTRADLP 488US2009
noneAlela Diane To Be Still ‎(11xFile, MP3, Album, 320)Rough TradenoneUSA & Canada2009


  • Design, LayoutLorraine Gervais
  • Mastered ByJJ Golden
  • Mixed ByThom Monahan, Tom Menig
  • Photography [Double exposure & black & white photography] – Mariee Sioux Sobonya
  • ProducerDan Elkan, Tom Menig
  • Producer, Design, Layout, Photography [Polaroid]Alela Diane
  • Recorded ByAdam Selzer, Tom Menig
  • Written-ByAlela Diane Menig


Under exclusive licence to Names Records from Alela Diane Menig.

Wallpaper pictures on cover: Vintage wallpaper found at the Bins by Tom McGee, Portland, Oregon.


  • Barcode (Text): 5 024545 543827
  • Barcode: 5024545543827
  • Matrix / Runout: NAMES33CD 01
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LY33
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI AEW26


  • Licensed To – Names Records
  • Licensed From – Alela Diane Menig
  • Recorded At – Sun Dial Studios
  • Recorded At – Type Foundry
  • Mixed At – The Hanger
  • Mastered At – Golden Mastering
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Names Records
  • Copyright (c) – Names Records



To Be Still - Alela Diane. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. To Be Still is the follow-up to Alela Dianes critically-acclaimed 2006 debut The Pirates Gospel which brought the Nevada City, CA-reared musician a passionate following across the Globe especially in europe where Alela has a huge fan base. Recorded in Nevada City and Portland, Ore. Focused chiefly on Dianes voice and acoustic guitar, TO BE STILL recalls both the classic female folk singers like Karen Dalton and the spookier, more associative dimensions of contemporary artists like Marissa Nadler and Nina Nastasia. But while her voice lilts and lulls, its the poetry of her lyrics and their evocative narratives that make this sophomore effort truly shine. To Be Still is the second studio album by indie folk musician Alela Diane, released February 17, 2009 on Rough Trade Records. All tracks are written by Alela Diane Diane - To Be Still 2009. To favorites 3 Download album. Listen album. 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. Alela Diane's new record may come as a pleasant surprise to those who haven't checked in on the Portland-based singer-songwriter since 2006's The Pirate's Gospel. On that charming but demo-ish jumble sale of an album Diane sorted through familiar folk forms sea shanty, blues lament, narrative ballad with a couple of chords and some sleepy arpeggios. If neither her vision nor her musicianship changed the conversation about the then-full-flowering new folk scene, Diane's arresting voice- simultaneously vehement and serene- put plenty of people on notice, including, a. Listen free to Alela Diane To Be Still Dry Grass & Shadows, White As Diamonds and more. 11 tracks 47:56

Alela Diane - To Be Still
Performer: Alela Diane
Genre: Folk
Title: To Be Still
Country: UK
Released: Jan 2009
Style: Folk
MP3 album: 2113 mb
FLAC album: 1306 mb
Source: CD, Album, Card Cover
№ Cat: NAMES33CD
Label: Names