Drawing from 35 years of recordings, Before After unites highlights from Daryl Hallís five studio albums and his groundbreaking Live From Darylís House performance series. Compiled and sequenced by Hall, its 30 songs paint a deeply soulful self-portrait of the artist, exposing the emotional depth at the core of his every musical impulse. Before After draws unexpected and satisfying connections between the esoteric and accessible sides of Daryl Hallís creativity. The spontaneity on display in Live From Darylís House is revealed at the core of Hallís studio work. Heard together on Before After, a truer understanding emerges of Daryl Hall: intuitive, visionary, boundaryless singer, songwriter, and musician.