Blue Sky
by Emily West (featuring Keith Urban)

Album: Emily West (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • Emily West (real name Emily Nemmers) is an American Country music artist who debuted on Billboard Hot Country Songs in early 2008 with the single "Rocks in Your Shoes." This song is the second single from her self-titled debut album.
  • This power ballad features Keith Urban, who contributes backing vocals; quite a coup for a newcomer on the Country scene. West told The Boot how she worked up the nerve to email the Country superstar: "My mom has this plaque on the wall that says 'Always pay attention to your crazy ideas.' That has become my motto - to not ever worry about somebody stealing your crazy ideas because if they're any good you're going to have to ram them down somebody's throat in the first place." She added: "I emailed him, and I said, 'Please. I need your help.' I said, 'Just give me a chance.' I know he's busy, but I just want him to hear this song. He heard it and said, 'Oh my - I would be more than happy to sing with you on this!'"

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