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Ashley Wilson Finds Time to "Paint The Sky”
Winter blues got you? If you’re longing for days that are bright and warm, maybe a little new music from Ashley Wilson will help ease your way through the cold and dark of this season. Ashley Wilson drops her new album March 1st, and if you are in need of a mixture of breezy and light jazz/pop then “Paint The Sky” might be what your soul requires.
Listen: Ashley Wilson Shares New Single ‘Paint The Sky’ From Upcoming LP
Indie pop singer/songwriter Ashley Wilson has shared the title track from her upcoming album, Paint the Sky. With a blend of mellow jazz and folk pop, Wilson creates smooth gem you’ll be singing in your head for days. The track evokes the early sound of Norah Jones.
Ashley Wilson Wants To ‘Paint The Sky’
Based in San Francisco, Ashley Wilson’s new album, ‘Paint The Sky’, will immediately strike you as somehow very familiar, while at the same time, something you’ve never heard before. Jazz-influenced, with a touch of pop and country folk, there’s bound to be a song for everyone on the album. Reminiscent of Norah Jones’ style on her debut album, ‘Come Away With Me’, Ashley Wilson evokes confidence and sass with every note. It’s a very pleasing album that will quickly become a must have, as soon as it’s released on March 1.
San Francisco songbird Ashley Wilson’s debut album Paint the Sky conjures up the smooth quality of Come Away with Me-era Norah Jones. Not only is Wilson versed in the technical and intuitive nuances of jazz singing, but she has a similar ability to conjure up lasting melodies that form like cumulus clouds, hovering in your head for days on end.
San Francisco-based artist Ashley Wilson was once like many in the Bay Area pursuing a career in tech. The call of her passion for music was too much to ignore, however, and now Wilson is getting ready to release a new album, Paint the Sky. GroundSounds is happy to be bringing you the exclusive premiere of its title track today.