Music Review: Rachael Yamagata’s “Elephants… Teeth Sinking Into Heart”

Music Review: Rachael Yamagata’s “Elephants… Teeth Sinking Into Heart”

By Kate Montero Special for The Squall Rachael Yamagata released her first album Happenstance in 2004, on RCA Victor. It took her a total of two years to finally release a two disc masterpiece, Elephants… Teeth Sinking into Heart, because of a conflict with the label. She released Elephants… Teeth Sinking Into Heart in 2008 with Warner Bros. Record. Previously stated, the album is separated into two discs, each contrasting the other significantly. The first disc, Elephants, has a dark, haunting and intimate tone. Starting off the disc is the actual…