Darrell Scott has written proven hits songs for mainstream artists like Faith Hill (‘We’ve Got Nothing To Prove But Love’),Dixie Chicks (‘Long Time Gone’ and ‘Heartbreak Town’), Daryll Worleys ‘Family Tree’ and a whole host more recorded by Brad Paisley, Patty Loveless, Alan Jackson and Guy Clark to name a few.
He has just completed his ninth album entitled ‘Long Ride Home’ which is due to be released on June 18th prior to a tour here in Britain in July.
This new collection of sixteen self penned and co-written songs pays tribute to the music of his youth, two songs having been written with his father Wayne when he was sixteen year old.
In total it is an eclectic mix of light and shade with country roots shining through.
Musically it is brilliant and with the help of friends like Hargus ‘Pig’ Robbins, Dennis Crouch, Kenny Malone, Guy Clark, Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell, Lloyd Green, Charlie McCoy, Kathy Chiavola and many more it has ‘class’ stamped through every song.
It’s an album that you set the CD player to ‘Repeat’.
His tour starts in July and he is one of the guests at the forthcoming SummerTyne Americana Festival which takes place at The Sage Gateshead from 20th until 22nd where he appears on the 22nd.
On this album it seems that the country music that shaped his musical character has now blasted to the surface.
Darrell Scott Long Ride Home Full Light Records