• Marian Hill is an electronic R&B duo from Philadelphia consisting of vocalist Samantha Gongol and producer Jeremy Lloyd. This was the first song the pair ever wrote together. They recorded "Whisky" over spring break in Lloyd's parents' basement and released it for free on Soundcloud later that summer.
  • Lloyd told The Huffington Post that the tune, which compares a guy to a whiskey, "sort of created itself." He explained: "I came home with a beat I had been messing around with and Sam started singing this thing to it. Then we got really excited and we wrote for like a day and the result was 'Whiskey.'"


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