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The Album Leaf

Formed: 1999 in San Diego, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Jimmy LaValle
Biography: The Album Leaf is the solo project of Jimmy LaValle, a San Diego-based songwriter who began recording solo material one year after forming the post-rock band Tristeza. Inspired by a number of genres -- classical, jazz, and post-rock among them -- LaValle constructed his own songs in a similarly eclectic ...Read full biography
One Day I'll Be On Time
Released: 2001
Label: Tiger Style Records
Critics' Rating:
Better known as the guitarist for Tristeza, Jimmy LaValle records on his own under the name the Album Leaf; this is his second album. Like the first, it's a primarily downtempo, guitar-centered record, ...Read full review
Seal Beach EP + Bonus Tracks [5 Bonus Tracks]
Released: 2003
Label: Digital Rights Agency
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With the Album Leaf, Jimmy LaValle has become one of the leading forces in ambient indie rock. If avoiding the potential pitfalls of LaValle's chosen subgenre seem difficult -- where tranquility flirts ...Read full review
More The Album Leaf albums: Main Albums (6), Compilations (1), Singles & EPs (7)