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A roots balladeer with a rare personal warmth, Canada's Scott Cook has managed to distil the stories collected over a decade of touring across Canada, the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australia into straight-talking, keenly observant verse.Road-worn, painfully honest, and deeply human, his tunes weave threads of folk, roots, blues, soul and country over spacious fingerstyle guitar and clawhammer banjo arrangements.He has a good eye for imagery, a gentle human touch, a wry sense of humour, a whole lot of integrity, a warm, rugged voice and a bunch of memorable lines...
The opening track 'Further Down the Line' holds a position that every song aims for--it means something, whether you've walked those roads or not, the message is close enough to touch.
All the hard miles notwithstanding, he still believes that songs can change your life, and your life can change the world.
"Scott Cook has distilled his travels down into songs powered by a sharp eye for imagery, a healthy dose of humanity, and that unforgettable voice, that at the same time intones the rigors of the road and the most comfortable couch you have ever slept on." -David Francey, 3x Juno-winning songwriter "I knew as soon as I heard the album.
On his sixth full-length release, Further Down the Line, Cook once again puts his altruistic view of the world not only on his sleeve, but also to the test, with folk songs that conjure the spirit of his protest-folk influences, while leaving his signature on the form...
Cook has travelled far and wide to find the heart of an increasingly agitating world, and his genuine hope for it is palpable.