Modern Blue

Album: The River & the Thread (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • The song takes its cue from famous musical "blues" – Kind of Blue by Miles Davis and Blue by Joni Mitchell.
  • Rosanne's son Jake contributes background vocals - his first appearance on a record.

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