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Singer/songwriter Skip Friel uses his ten-track CD, "Twilight Red Sky," to take listeners on a journey down the back roads of Americana. Friel's guitar work is exceptional and the mix is nearly perfect. If radio station The Coast were still around, "Twilight Red Sky" would be a natural for heavy play list rotation.” - Jeff Maisey

— Virginian-Pilot

Hundreds of local musicians and fans turned up at the Granby Theater in downtown Norfolk last Thursday for the third annual Port Folio Weekly Local Music Awards. It was, as one of our staff members put it the next day, a "kick-booty show." Acoustic/Folk and Album of the Year nominees Skye Zentz and Skip Friel stole the show with their quirky version of Hall & Oates’ "Maneater," featuring Friel on acoustic guitar and Zentz on ukulele (and decked out in full-on funky Material Girl regalia).” - The Editors

— Port Folio Weekly

The Year in Local Music: "From such quality albums as Skip Friel's "Twilight Red Sky," the Hampton Roads music scene hit some high notes in 2007.” - Jeff Maisey

Virginian-Pilot

Things are looking up for singer/songwriter Skip Friel.” - Bill Bass

— Port Folio Weekly

“Local fans should especially appreciate one of Friel’s tracks, ‘Virginia Beach Blues.’” - Phyllis Speidel

— The Beacon

Making air waves: Acoustic-pop artist Skip Friel, no stranger to local radio…”” - Jeff Maisey

— Virginian-Pilot

Meet the Band - Skip Friel & the Resonators: “Friel’s smoky vocals complement the band’s eclectic sound.”” - DeAnne M. Bradley

— Link Magazine

Radio, radio: Skip Friel continues to hear material from his "Twilight Red Sky" spun.” - Jeff Maisey

— HamptonRoads.com

Brothers Skip and Randy Friel have released a 16-track album of fresh holiday music called “Evergreen Christmas.” The Virginia Beach-based musicians mix a variety of fun seasonal classics such as “Mary Had a Baby” with six originals. “What Child is This?” is redone as a cool, retro, jazzy ditty, and “We Wish You” twangs with acoustic elements of Americana. A Mississippi blues treatment is given to “Deck the Halls,” and “Run Rudolf Run” scrambles and jumps rockabilly style. Skip’s “Evergreens” is a treat.” - Jeff Maisey

— Virginian-Pilot