Alela Diane album for April
Rough Trade have announced the signing of singer-songwriter Alela Diane. A self-taught musician, Alela hails from northern California and currently resides in Portland, Oregan. Alela Diane & Wild Divine, her third studio album, will be released on 4th April 2010. Penned on the road whilst touring in 2009, it was completed in 2010 with husband and guitarist Tom Bevitori. 'Wild Divine' refers to Bevitori and the rest of her band - father and guitarist Tom Menig, bassist Jonas Haskins and drummer Jason Merculief. The album is produced by Scott Litt (Nirvana/REM).
Alela has previously toured with the likes of The Decemberists and Iron and Wine. She and her band Wild Divine will be playing the following 2011 UK headline dates:
12th May - London, Scala
13th May - Manchester, Band On The Wall
14th May - Brighton, Pavilion Theatre