New song “Flicker” now playing at radio and SiriusXM

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Check out the sexy new single “Flicker” wherever you get your music – now playing on SiriusXM 171!

Also I wanted to share the story of how Flicker came to be –

On Oct 22 2013 we wrote Flicker in a studio in Nashville. Here’s the story:
I had been dying to write with Canadian superstar and hit songwriter Patricia Conroy
for some time. With some prodding on my part and a keen attention to schedules, I was able to book a writing date with her! Next I booked a WestJet flight to Nashville. It was my second time down, and I was by no means a veteran Nashvegas traveler. My friend Beth Anderson was thankfully going to be there for a writing trip at the same time, and offered to set me up with a few other writing sessions and show me her favourite spots. Gold!!
Just a few days before the session with Patricia, she asked if Danick Dupelle of Emerson Drive
could join- OMG OF COURSE HE CAN!! (I’m a huge fan). I asked Patricia if Beth could join us as well and we laughed that we hadn’t been in a 4 person writing session before – felt a bit like a big Motown writing room.
On the morning of the writing session I had butterflies like crazy. I never get nervous for writing sessions but we only had one chance to get it right! I had my notebook of song ideas ready, and forced myself to eat a meal to settle the tummy. We met at Danick’s beautiful Nashville recording studio.
After some introductions and catching up, we dove in. Patricia asked what we were after- what kind of song is this going to be? I knew I wanted a deep country crooner – Chris Young/Josh Turner style – something sexy with a bit of swing in the hips 🕺🏻. I also had an old idea in my notes about a “Flicker turning to a flame”.
Danick came up with a PERFECT guitar lick right off the hop and it set the tone.

This crew of pro songwriters make it look so easy. Patricia came up with the opening scene – “baby take my hand, lay a blanket down by the ocean, we’ll build a little fire in the sand” every line we came up with fit seamlessly together and the imagery was exactly what I was looking for!

Now, 7 years later, let me present “Flicker”

New country single from Sky Wyatt now on SiriusXM “Flicker”

Sky Wyatt, Patricia Conroy, and Danick Dupelle at the writing session in Nashville

New song “Red Neck” for summer 2020

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It’s a song about hickeys! I’ll bet you haven’t heard of this take on the country term redneck…

This fun lighthearted Bonnie Raitt “Something To Talk About” inspired song was co-written by myself and hit songwriter veteran Willie Mack. It reminds me of young love at the drive-in movie theatre. When things get a little too hot and heavy, sometimes it leaves a mark 😉

Find it on youtube, Spotify, Apple music, or wherever you listen to your jams.