10 Songs, 50 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

David Crosby’s music has always had a touch of jazz to it—think back to the labyrinthine harmonies of CSNY circa Déjà Vu or the looser moments of late-‘60s Byrds (“Tribal Gathering,” “John Riley”). Continuing a late-career streak that includes 2014’s Croz and 2016’s folksy Lighthouse, Sky Trails indulges in the fascination fully, from the slick, Steely Dan-ish funk of “She’s Got to Be Somewhere” to “Before Tomorrow Falls on Love” and the gorgeous “Home Free,” which recall the organic, almost living quality of mid-‘70s Joni Mitchell—Crosby’s longtime friend.

EDITORS’ NOTES

David Crosby’s music has always had a touch of jazz to it—think back to the labyrinthine harmonies of CSNY circa Déjà Vu or the looser moments of late-‘60s Byrds (“Tribal Gathering,” “John Riley”). Continuing a late-career streak that includes 2014’s Croz and 2016’s folksy Lighthouse, Sky Trails indulges in the fascination fully, from the slick, Steely Dan-ish funk of “She’s Got to Be Somewhere” to “Before Tomorrow Falls on Love” and the gorgeous “Home Free,” which recall the organic, almost living quality of mid-‘70s Joni Mitchell—Crosby’s longtime friend.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
26 Ratings
26 Ratings
kallaway ,

She’s Gotta Be Somewhere Is David At His Best!!

Just getting a taste of the new Sky Trails album with the song “She’s Gotta Be Somewhere.” Not sure if it was David’s intent to sound very Steely Dan..but wow..it takes his mad skills for harmony and flow to a new level. I love it..can’t wait for the rest of the album!!

Heavyhands1970 ,

Croz defies logic, He sings phenomenal!!!!

The pre-released tracks are so energetic. A CPR level of intricacy in combination with a superb vocal delivery. Sky Trails features a girl who exudes Joni Mitchell in the BEST of ways. You NAILED IT!!!

db playlist ,

R E L E V A N T

There's good reason that his name came first in his former band. He has so many good ideas and great instincts. This release carries on the seemingly endless supply of thought/heart provoking song cycles that he's gifted us with. Well done!

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