On first inspection any album called Diaper Island would likely fall into one of two categories: slightly loopy comedy record (think Goldie Lookin' Chain), or an obscure chillout album for infants. Thankfully Chad VanGaalen's fourth solo album avoids these pitfalls to produce a more grown up and folk based sound than some of his earlier work.
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