London’s ALA.NI, we have always maintained, is not of this age. She can’t be. The way she approaches her brand of noirish, cinematic songwriting is full-on old-Hollywood – there’s no rush, there’s no Lana-esque theatrics, just straight and soulful singing that seems like a window-gaze to time gone by. And yet, like Darkness At Noon, it doesn’t feel a note out of place today. Stunning work, as per.