Willamette Week

"At her most playful, Ali Wesley strikes her listeners with an Amelie-esque sense of wonder, delivering songs like "da da da da da" that almost seem written on the spot. Which isn't a far cry, as each song on new album "the ups" was recorded in a single day (and sometimes in the front seat of a Honda Accord). Other songs, like the breathy "Walking Underground," feel deep and rewarding despite the aforementioned one-day rule...."

Casey Jarman
Willamette Week
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