Is it possible to take an almost instant liking to an album merely because within the opening sentences the word filigree is used as the descriptive of choice to describe the characters frock? I have to say, even after repeated listening's, that I think the answer is most definitely yes. Certain, often rarely used words, can elevate a song beyond its arrangement and the opening track 'To Begin' is no different in that respect. Had Alela merely decided to settle for blue or green then her aim of 'winning the listener over' would have been a little more difficult. However it appears that 'Wild Divine' is not an album that has just 'made do' in any aspect of its creation or production. The words were 'fastidiously chosen' and are centred around the themes of 'Life, death and the unknown.' To Begin was written 'after embarking on an afternoon of hypnosis in my hometown; the lyrics reference the journey I took during my alter-reality and the things that became clear,'
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