This year marks the 10th anniversary of Scott Matthews’ groundbreaking
debut album, Passing Stranger. The bold mix of folk, rock,
blues and Eastern-inspired song-writing earned Scott serious critical
acclaim, and in 2007 his first single Elusive won the Ivor Novello
Award for ‘Best Song Musically and Lyrically’. From here Scott went
on to perform on a number of international sell-out tours with
respected artists such as Bert Jansch, Robert Plant, Foo Fighters and
Subsequently, Robert Plant came onboard for a guest contribution
on Scott’s follow-up album, Elsewhere, and down the line legendary
double bassist Danny Thompson joined Scott on his third release
What The Night Delivers, having encountered each other whilst
performing in Joe Boyd’s stage production of Way to Blue – The
Songs of Nick Drake.
The vision for albums four and five were, however, much closer to
home with Scott recording Home Part 1 in 2014 at the bottom of his
garden in his home-built musical abode. This organic means of
creating music from his home in the West Midlands inspired Scott
to set up his own record label in 2016, ‘Shedio Records’, on which
his new album, Home Part 2 will be released on 19th September 2016.
Home Part 2 finds Scott in many senses returning to the source,
driven by what he describes as “a need to rekindle a relationship
with the artist I was 10 years ago, but joining forces with the artist I
In his own words Home Part 2 is Scott’s “brightest spectrum of light
to date. This last decade has flourished into something far beyond
what I imagined and now as one 10-year chapter closes, I seem to
have discovered the key to an even greater musical freedom, which I
can’t wait to explore…”.
Support from Amy Sergeant
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