Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Hayley Cass

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea is the debut single from Nashville via Philadelphia-based artist Hayley Cass.  Cass’ unique songwriting and blend of soul, jazz and blues is on showcase here.  Multi-layered vocals and harmonies weave over an acoustic backdrop of dense production provided by some of the most talented studio musicians in Philadelphia.  

Fellow Spring Garden Records artists, The Mini Q’s, Luke Carlos O’Reilly and Ben O’Neill provide keyboards and guitar.  They are joined by in demand bassist Jon Smith and Philadelphia production legend Chuck Treece on drums.  Cass’ songwriting is the focus however, showing masterful lyricism and melodic writing.  On the uplifting single, Cass sings “You keep crying on your knees begging child.  You keep on praying for a day, oh I got to say, show me the way.”