Dala consists of Sheila Carabine and Amanda Walther, both of Scarborough, Ontario. The duo perform a mostly acoustic, breezy folk pop music with rich vocal harmonies & strong song writing skills. The duo released their first album in 2005 and Who Do You Think You Are is their 3rd album, released on August 14th, 2007.
We start off the title track Who Do You Think You Are a song about unrequited love which has a lovely harmony lines. Next comes the sexy sounding Anywhere Under The Moon, with a little shout out to the city of Winnipeg. Lyrically the song is about driving to be with the love of your life. Sunday Dress is about an abuse victim who is searching for an escape and pick up the peices of her her life. A little bit naive, a little innocent is the look back at youthful thoughs in Marilyn Monroe.
Hockey Sweater is about missing your lover when they are away during the holidays and you are holding on to something of theirs in order to miss them less. $5 Pearls is about two people who are very different trying to work it out but they know that it’s totally polar opposites. Sweetest Ones is a song about how the loss of the things that mean the most to you will always hurt you the most. Don’t Wait is about unattainable dreams of one in contradiction with the simple wishes of the other.
Perfect Photo is another simple song yet breathtaking sweet with rich harmonies. Too Much Of Everything & Don’t Believe The Actress close out the album with some delicate melodies and longing in the voices. The latter is particularly endearing. Enjoy the songs, enjoy the video to Anywhere Under The Moon.