Debut album Ripley Pine OUT NOW on Ba Da Bing
"One of the most visceral break-up albums the genre has ever offered up, this debut … is a work whose honesty, uncompromising ambition and caution-to-the-wind recklessness leave you short of breath." Sunday Times
Ripley Pine  
Label: Ba Da Bing
Formats: CD/ LP/ DL
01. Hair To The Ferris Wheel
02. Aubergine 
03. Florence Berlin
05. Regarding Ascending The Stairs
06. You Are The Apple
07. Mezzanine
08. Little Brother
09. Crane Your Neck
12. Taxidermist, Taxidermist

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper (aka 23 year-old Maine-bred, Brooklyn-based Aly Spaltro) released her debut album, Ripely Pine, earlier this year via Ba Da Bing Records.
Having already supported Sarah Blasko at The Barbican and Neko Case at Village Underground, Aly has confirmed a full UK tour for October. Preceeding these dates will be performances at Lodestar Festival (Cambridge), Bangor Arts Festival and Electric Picnic (Dublin) towards the end of the summer. 
30-Aug UK Cambridge Lodestar Festival
31-Aug UK Bangor Bangor Arts Festival @ Open House
01-Sep IRE Dublin Electric Picnic
08-Oct UK Manchester Night and Day
09-Oct UK Leeds Belgrave Music Hall
10-Oct UK Norwich Sound and Vision Festival
12-Oct UK Bristol Simple Things Festival
13-Oct UK Cambridge Portland Arms
14-Oct UK London Hoxton Square BK
15-Oct UK Brighton Sticky Mikes
Presenting cinematic lyrics over complex structures with melodies running rampant, plus the intensity and confidence she portrays on stage, this debut album is a pure representation of Lady Lamb the Beekeeper.
To get a further feel for Lady Lamb the Beekeeper and her continuous interest in all things pie watch  “The Nothing Pt II,” video, directed by Portland filmmaker David Meiklejohn.
The album comes as close as possible to conveying the intense majesty of her live shows. And, much like her live performances, a narrative breathes through the record’s progression. The album opens with urgency and anger, settles into reconciliation and reciprocation, and ultimately reaches towards resolution, realizing infatuation leads to a loss of self; instead, embracing one’s own strengths is the most powerful thing of all.
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper presents a mantra of individuality and Ripely Pine proves she has a lot to say for herself and certainly doesn’t need anybody’s help to do it.
"'Bird Balloons'' transformative powers are totally undeniable; the six-minute song wrenches its way through about eight different movements, bolting and reeling like the Tom Verlaine-produced Jeff Buckley record, Sketches for my Sweetheart the Drunk, guitars seething like Helium's ‘Superball’, violin marauding like Dirty Three's Warren Ellis playing siren to lost ships on a stormy night." -- Pitchfork

"There's an endearing theatricality at work in her songwriting, with mad breathlessness giving way to oases of calm . . . " -- Village Voice

"Anyone who has ever seen and heard Aly Spaltro on a stage can testify to her powers as a live performer. As Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, she is the unsettling combination of ferocious and tender, the kind of singer who veers from serene to unhinged within a turn of phrase.” -- Boston Globe

"Plenty of albums mine youthful angst; far fewer offer any answers. Spaltro pleads and howls her way to the crux of the matter, finds her own way out, and leaves a poetic map behind for the rest of us." -- Consequence of Sound
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