Listening to them is like uncovering something that no one has seen for some time, something personal, covered in dust, but important enough for someone to hide away. With his guitar slung over one shoulder and a harmonica around his neck, Scott is well acquainted with the sound and history of America’s folk and blues music and draws heavily upon those traditions as he writes something other than that typical folk song. In April 2008, Scott Tyler completed work on “Storyville,” an intimate album of nine original songs based loosely around the Biblical character of Cain. Starting with the boisterous wheezing of a revival tent pump organ and ending with the sound of broken stained glass, this is an album to confess your sins to.
It’s the story of the hollowed out men who walk the God-forsaken streets in search of the ones they love, the time they’ve wasted and the hope of finding redemption. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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