To Be Still

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To Be Still
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 17, 2009 (2009-02-17)
Genre Indie folk, psychedelic folk, Americana
Label Rough Trade Records
Alela Diane chronology
The Pirate's Gospel
To Be Still
Alela Diane & Wild Divine
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To Be Still is the second studio album by indie folk musician Alela Diane, released February 17, 2009 on Rough Trade Records.

Track listing

All tracks are written by Alela Diane Menig.

1."Dry Grass & Shadows"3:12
2."White as Diamonds"3:36
3."Age Old Blue"4:00
4."To Be Still"5:27
5."Take Us Back"4:43
6."The Alder Trees"3:28
7."My Brambles"4:59
8."The Ocean"3:43
9."Every Path"4:12
10."Tatted Lace"4:47
11."Lady Divine"5:12

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