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Road To Hope

Price:  $15.00

A singer-songwriter who plays piano, guitar, and violin, Hilary weaves lyrical and musical tapestries

with a raw emotional edge.

Jeff Dame of Northeast In-Tune has this to say about Hilary and her music: "Hilary has the potential to be as big as the likes of Alanis Morisette, Tori Amos, or Sheryl Crow. Listen to her now and you can say, 'I've been in from the beginning.'


Born in Washington State, Hilary started her solo performance career in Seattle, but moved to Columbia, Missouri in 2000, where she formed The Hilary Scott Band. She and her band tour the midwest and beyond, playing in various types of venues and opening for artists such as Beth Orton, Jonatha Brooke, Little Feat, and recently Tanya Tucker at the Festival at Sandpoint in Idaho.

 Hannah Vogel of the Sandpoint Reader says: "[Hilary] is uniquely herself, in her music and onstage. From coffee shops, to blues houses and festivals, wherever she goes, she and her music are genuine. It's not often you meet a musician you might also like to have as a best friend."

Hilary's most recent release, 'Road to Hope' is a fantastic portrait of the height of the Hilary Scott Band's work together. With Bill Adams on acoustic guitar and slide, Michael Bielski on djembe and percussion, Carol Elliot on cello, Matt Griffin on harmonica, Rob Lampe on electric guitar and lap steel, Mike Robertson on bass, Loyd Warden on drums and Hilary on piano, guitar, violin, mandolin, and vocals, this album takes you on a journey. The first song, 'Daydreamer,' sets the mood, as 'everything starts with a dream.' The rest of the album continues its moody course through trials and triumphs, highs and lows, ending with hope, and one eye always to the future.

There are an unprecedented 4 cover songs on this album, including Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah,' Patty Griffin's 'Long Ride Home,' Bob Dylan's 'To Make You Feel My Love,' and mid-Missouri legend Lee Ruth's 'You Electrify Me.' Fans have been clamoring for recorded versions of the band's renditions of these popular songs for years, and here they are - with full emotional force!

The idea for the album's title and theme came from the area where Hilary grew up, in the northwest, and the tiny town of Hope, Idaho, which was near her grandparent's cabin on Lake Pend O'Reille and which has fascinated Hilary since she would spend her summers there as a child. Besides the link to the town's name, 'Road to Hope's' themes are accessible on many levels, not only the obvious and tangible. This is an incredibly emotional and important work for Hilary. Also of interest is the fact that Hilary invited natives of the area around Hope, Idaho, to enter a photo contest, and the winning photo by Rick Miller is included in the CD artwork - this artwork is already gaining attention for the incredible photography by Kevin Dingman and the poignant visual themes.

You will hear a mature, complete sound when you listen to the Road to Hope - it will add to the soundtrack of your life.

Want to know more? There is more information from the artist's bio on www.hilaryscott.com
 

 

 

 

 

TRACKS

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  1.  Daydreamer

  2.  Sugar Bomb

  3.  Such A Good Friend

  4.  Loser Blues

  5.  Hallelujah

  6.  You Electrify Me

  7.  Long Ride Home

  8.  All Along

  9.  Road To Hope

10.  Blessed

11.  To Make You Feel My Love

 

 

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Out of The Wilderness

 

 

Come In, Come In:  Live!

 

 

The Floating World

 

 

Hypothermia

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