An indie rock/alternative seven-piece, Curious Quail’s sound was described by Death and Taxes Magazine as “. . . evocative of what would happen if Owl City didn’t suck or if Ben Gibbard grew some balls.” Indeed, the somber lyrics and haunting melodies masterfully created by singer-songwriter Mike Shirley-Donnelly cut through a wide sonic spectrum, ranging from Imogen Heap and Regina Spektor to Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse, but Curious Quail patents their singular brand of rock ‘n’ roll on their most recent effort, .:INSTANT GRATIFICATION:..