Dala’s new album Everyone is Someone was released in Canada last year to critical acclaim. It earned them their fifth Canadian Folk Music Award nomination, a Toronto Independent Music Award for Best Folk Group, and was touted by The Irish Post as the Album of the Year. The song “Horses” was nominated by National Public Radio in the US as one of the Top Ten folk songs of 2009.
“The definitively Canadian duo… has an ear for pop hooks, but writes songs that sound warm and comfortable played on an acoustic guitar with little ornamentation.” – NPR Music
“Ontario’s Dala – Sheila Carabine and Amanda Walther – are so charming in every other way it hurts. They are, I believe, the most lovable performing pair I’ve seen at the folk fest…” – Edmonton Sun
“Darlings of the Canadian music scene, Dala are poised to bring their harmonies and fresh brand of acoustic pop to the world.” – The Post (Ontario)