A deeper shade of blue By: Christopher Neil Young, a 180 gram vinyl double LP which includes a download card so that you may enjoy in whatever format you like. Album artwork by Kim Kennedy (@allyouneediskim), recoded at The Hallowed Halls (@thehallowedhalls) in SE Portland. Engineered and Co-Produced by Ethan Stouder with assistance from Randyy Darris and Stephen Fisk. The album is 15 tracks, 14 original new tracks and one cover of Jason Isbell's hit single Cover Me Up. Comprised of an all-star lineup studio band, the album includes performances by Skip Vonkuske on Cello (The Portland Cello Project, Cellotronik), Tucker Jackson on Pedal Steel (The Minus 5), Bobby Gossett on Bass (Tommy Graven), Patrick Lamb (Gino Vannelli, Bobby Caldwell, Esperanza Spalding, Alice Cooper, and Smokey Robinson), Steveland Swatkins on Hammond B3 (Allen Stone), Ethan Stouder on Drums, Sara McMahon on Backing Vocals, and more! A very dynamic and sonically pleasing record, A deeper shade of blue encompasses a variety of styles branching out of Christopher's traditional folk stylings to encompass a lush folk-rock album that is sure to please even the pickiest of listeners.