It was almost too good to be true. After ages wanting to see The Leisure Society and never quite managing, I was all ready to see them three times in six days. After their two excellent sets at End of the Road, I was looking forward to more sweeping chamber-folk in support of Alela Diane [...]
I saw Alela Diane at Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Thursday night, and now that gig can join End of the Road in the review queue. In the meantime, here she is, playing To Be Still on Jools Holland this week with her dad backing her up. Sweet.
If like me you loved Alela Diane’s recent To Be Still album, you may also like The Silence of Love by Headless Heroes, a collaborative covers project which has Alela providing vocals. The record came out at the end of last year and features covers of songs by greats like The Jesus and Mary Chain [...]