“I’m Verklempt”* . . . . : Blue Sky by Quail

Full disclosure: I’ve known Anna Young (bassist, composer, arranger and all around awesomeness) and her brother Nick Young (mixing and mastering – sonic and otherwise) literally their entire lives. So it is with the greatest of pleasures that I present the first single from the band Quail. They are music students from Ithaca College in upstate New York and are a remarkably poised R&B/Funk band. The single “Blue Sky”, written and arranged by Anna Young, strikes me as a popier version of Amy Winehouse, with a great jazzy horn riff that will definitely ear worm it’s way into your head.  It’s now on all your streaming services

Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/album/3sOxmJRDEWeoD8zrIEIiwh?

Apple Music – https://music.apple.com/us/album/blue-sky-single/1487225700

CD Baby – https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/quail1

 

Quail – Blue Sky

 

They also have a GoFundMe page to crowd fund the recording of their first album:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/quail-records-an-album?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=m_pd+share-sheet


* Verklempt
– A Yiddish word that describes a person who is too emotional to speak.

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One comment on ““I’m Verklempt”* . . . . : Blue Sky by Quail
  1. […] written previously about the band Quail (see https://roymusicusa.com/2019/12/15/im-verklempt-blue-sky-by-quail/) when they released their first single, Blue Sky. They recently put out their second single, Crazy […]

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