Category Archives: Liner Notes

Miscellaneous notes for various record companies written by David Scott.

Astrud Gilberto & The Walter Wanderley Trio: A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness (Rev-Ola 2006)

I wrote this piece for the liner notes of the 2006 Rev-Ola re-issue of ACSACS. A friend of mine was recently asked to DJ at a nice little Glasgow bar on the occasional Sunday. “Sort of a Jazz in the

Astrud Gilberto & The Walter Wanderley Trio: A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness (Rev-Ola 2006)

I wrote this piece for the liner notes of the 2006 Rev-Ola re-issue of ACSACS. A friend of mine was recently asked to DJ at a nice little Glasgow bar on the occasional Sunday. “Sort of a Jazz in the

BMX Bandits: My Chain (Rev-Ola, 2006)

From my first floor studio at East Kilbride Arts Centre you can look through tall windows to see a park with trees, climbing frames for children and an odd sculpture that looks a bit like an unexploded bomb. It’s called

BMX Bandits: My Chain (Rev-Ola, 2006)

From my first floor studio at East Kilbride Arts Centre you can look through tall windows to see a park with trees, climbing frames for children and an odd sculpture that looks a bit like an unexploded bomb. It’s called

Burt Bacharach: Lounge Legends (Universal 2001)

Burt Bacharach often tells a story about his early days studying composition in California. The vogue among students at the time was towards the atonal and avant-garde but Professor Darius Milhaud spotted something in the young Bacharach and offered a

Burt Bacharach: Lounge Legends (Universal 2001)

Burt Bacharach often tells a story about his early days studying composition in California. The vogue among students at the time was towards the atonal and avant-garde but Professor Darius Milhaud spotted something in the young Bacharach and offered a

Lounge Legends: Dusty Springfield (Universal, 2001)

”Dusty Springfield, that’s a pretty name, pretty as a pearl, what a pretty girl!” With these words, the singer Blossom Dearie seemed to sum up the very Dusty-ness of Dusty, at least the image most of us have of this

Lounge Legends: Dusty Springfield (Universal, 2001)

”Dusty Springfield, that’s a pretty name, pretty as a pearl, what a pretty girl!” With these words, the singer Blossom Dearie seemed to sum up the very Dusty-ness of Dusty, at least the image most of us have of this

Hildegard Knef: From Here On It Got Rough (Warner Bros, 2007)

As a singer Hildegard Knef is a great actress. Now, before I go any further let’s be clear – there’s not a shred of disrespect intended in that statement. It’s just that in a world where autotune and all those

Hildegard Knef: From Here On It Got Rough (Warner Bros, 2007)

As a singer Hildegard Knef is a great actress. Now, before I go any further let’s be clear – there’s not a shred of disrespect intended in that statement. It’s just that in a world where autotune and all those