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The Album Leaf A Chorus of Storytellers

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Release Date February 1, 2010

Catalog No SP805

Formats CD, 2xLP, and MP3

A Chorus of Storytellers was recorded by Ryan Hadlock in the frosty month of February 2009 at Bear Creek Studio just outside of Seattle. It was mixed in the decidedly warmer month of June in Reykjavik, Iceland by Birgir Jon Birgisson. Those paying attention will notice that this is nearly the same way their last album Into the Blue Again was recorded. There is, however, one fundamental difference between this and every other album The Album Leaf has ever recorded. For the first time in five albums, The Album Leaf recorded as a whole band. In the past, almost every instrument was performed by principal songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jimmy LaValle. This time the whole band was invited to participate and the result is their best record yet.

If you pre-order A Chorus of Storytellers, you’ll receive The Enchanted Hill, a 2007 EP/tour Video from The Album Leaf. This is a while supplies last sort of thing, so this deal is limited to the first two hundred orders.


Tracks

  1. Perro
  2. Blank Pages
  3. There Is a Wind There Is a Wind
  4. Within Dreams
  5. Falling from the Sun Falling from the Sun
  6. Stand Still
  7. Summer Fog
  8. Until the Last
  9. We Are
  10. Almost There
  11. Tied Knots