From the first time I heard it as a kid, the expression always seemed so mystical and full of wonder. Red skies at night, sailors delight. Red Skies in the morning, sailors take warning. For a kid who only knew about the high seas from books and stories, it fed into the larger-than-life idea of life at sea.
This inspired this chypre composition that sails through the salty ocean air. It opens with bright, sunny skies and, as it evolves, transforms into a more rich and traditional chypre base.