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* The Sounds of Fans *
I was blown away by this...
Simply amazing, a must buy. I can't recommend this enough.
When you can't have a real fan this is the next best thing.
Amazon.com UK Review - PGIBS


Album Review
 

* The Sounds of Fans *
Better than buying a real fan!
If you are financially challenged in the warm months or all your local shops have sold out of electric fans because the weather suddenly turned hot and you thought you'd hang on just a little longer before following the hordes to buy a new fan, then this music is for you!
I was really hot recently, my trusty old fan had broken, and however hard I hit it with my hammer it would not go. I just succeeded in making myself even hotter.
Now all sweaty and wet I realised I had to do something, perhaps listen to some chilled music. My search brought me to amazon to find some nice sitting down and chilling music.
But wait! I discovered The Sound of Fans... and my life was changed forever.
This music is cheaper than a new fan, well except those electrical hazards waiting to happen you find in the cheapo shops. So I paid my money and downloaded.
Finally I could close my eyes and turn my hifi up to just the right level to hear the fan just like it was here with me... cooling me... and it worked, I felt so much cooler, as if a magic glacier of ice was sliding over me.
So I say, save your pennies on buying a real electric fan and buy this... your brain won't know the difference and whats more its like buying several different fans in one, even a wonky old grandmas fan...
This is "Chilling out" at its best!
I'm hoping they produce "Sounds of Ice Melting" next or perhaps "Dinners sizzling in the kitchen", even "Lawn Mowers" or "Beds being changed and all the clothes washed and ironed, and the shopping done and put away" sounds... my life would be perfect.
Amazon.com UK Review - DINKS


Album Review
 

* The Sounds of Fans *
Grammy candidate
U2, Santana, Norah Jones, Ray Charles, Michael Jackson. They have all won multiple Grammys for their efforts. We can now surely add Shane Scott to this distinguished list.
The Sound of Fans is not merely an album, it is an audible-sensory experience to be believed.
Over the last few days and weeks I've experienced the emotional rollercoaster that is this album. The thrill of 'Fresh air after the storm', the agony and distraught of 'Grandma's old fan', and of course the refreshingly avante garage 'Ice Cold Lemonade'.
I only wait with baited breath for the tour dates to be announced so I can experience this ground-breaking collection of tracks in the flesh.
Amazon.com UK Review - THEBOYLOGAN


Album Review
 

* Gingerbread House*
Wow, what a kick ass record! Shane Scott is a young singer-songwriter who knows his way around a pop song. Gingerbread House is a beautifully made CD with rich layers of pop, folk, and a dynamic voice.
This record sounds like it was made for a major label. Scott seems to be channeling John Waite and the fullness of the band backing Shane brings to mind the Eagles or even the Heartbreakers.
For someone so young, this album seems created by someone much more older, wiser. But Shane proves all wrong and a few more songs like "Hello to L.A." will surely garner some label's attention. Yeah, its that good.
Editor, Here and There Magazine Magazine

Album Review
 

* Gingerbread House *
Seven years ago, Alabama native and accomplished multi-instrumentalist Shane Scott put together the band Third Door and garnered industry attention with his song "Little Crazy." Although Third Door found some measure of success, the band broke up with Scott returning to a full-time job and making music in the spaces between. More attention came two years ago with Scott's debut solo album, All Over Now, and EP, Girl In The Red, which Scott wrote, performed, produced, mixed and marketed (Playroom Records is his label), roles that he revisits on his latest truly solo effort, Gingerbread House.
Scott's forte is a smooth and sincere pop groove, with hooky elements that could have been lifted from Nik Kershaw and Huey Lewis in the 80's and the more talented practitioners of today. Scott reprises Third Door's "Little Crazy" here and includes the sigh-heavy ballad "Heaven In You," the song that earned him an honorable mention in last year's VH1 songwriting competition. Scott's talent is wildly evident in the fact that he does absolutely everything on Gingerbread House, but even more impressive is the manner in which he approaches heartfelt commercial pop with a sophistication and honesty that deftly avoids shallow slickness and callous sonic manipulation.
-- Brian Baker
Editor, Amplifier Magazine


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
"His songwriting style is simple and rhymy, but the professional sounds in this album give each word highlighted meaning. I'm not sure that the guys will dig this CD, but girls will certainly swoon over the heartbreak-themed tracks." Click here to read the full review.
-- Kristen
Editor, Discoveringartists.com


Album Review
 

* Gingerbread House *
"As a singer/songwriter/producer, the lad seems to be ahead of the game, and talented. My guess is the big time ain't too far off." Click here to read the full review.
-- Bill Ribas
Editor, NY Rock Street Beat


Album Review
 

* Gingerbread House *
"His voice is tender and sincere and the music does more than just fill the space, it adds a great dimension to what stands out most—Shane’s dynamic and melodic vocals that sing of honest stories and relationships." Click here to read the full review.
--J-Sin
Editor, Smother


Album Review
 

* Gingerbread House *
"Scarcely more than a year since Cullman, Ala. native Shane Scott pierced the scene with his debut solo release "All Over Now," he's back with a very laudable sophomore effort consisting of his trademark, self-branded "sophisticated pop." Read more from Shane's interview with Capital City Free Press here.
--Joseph O. Patton
Editor and Publisher, Capital City Free Press


Album Review
 

* All Over now * Playroom Records *
OK, attention WB Executives! Sign this guy up NOW!
This guy will make all the girls scream and he's talented as hell! He has put together some really catchy tunes. He's not edgy but I don't think he means to be. He's very talented and writes really tight songs that are super radio-friendly. If he gets a break, you'll see a lot of him very soon.
-- (SH)
Editor, Closed System Music


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
A fresh new experience! Shane Scott has been categorized along the likes of Lifehouse, and Michelle Branch. Don't let this sway your interest he definitely has a sound of his own. Fabulous blend of rock/pop. Check him out!
--Chris Coleman
Editor, Rad Cyberzine Magazine


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
"The phrase "stars fell on Alabama" has trickled from many lips within this state. And sometimes we can even claim that stars, in fact, rise from here.
Raised in a rual area of Alabama, Shane Scott has had a nearly lifelong affair with music, dating back to age seven when he ravaged his brother's drum sticks on ice buckets and tin pans, a primitive percussion set that played a part in this artist's burgeoning romance with music. Scott later learned the guitar, bass, piano and even the mandolin as his spring of talent began to run over.
This summer, Scott released his first CD, "All Over Now," on which he plays all the instruments, handles all the vocals and juggles the mixing and production work. But the one-man show doesn't end there. "All Over Now" was released on his own label, Playroom Records, based in Cullman.
Shane Scott's work can best be described as multi-faceted, heartfelt pop. The upbeat melodies and overall sound of "All Over Now" is catchy, danceable and fun but not dumbed down as many mainstream pop acts of today seem to be. The artist, refreshingly, does not skimp on true emotion in his lyrical content and singing.
Scott's admirable and rare ability to create songs from scratch, provide all of the instrumental and vocal work and to produce is a clear testament to his broad scope of talent.
The CD contains 10 solid tracks, ranging from the foot-tapping, acoustic guitar-laced title track, "All Over Now" and the sublimely catchy "Mr. Right" to the deeper, more introspective "This Fire." Some of the tracks are laced with good humor and slices of wit, such as the thumb-nosing of "Better Days." "All Over Now" closes out with two high-energy, seductively creative instrumental dance numbers.
"All Over Now" is a bright work, characterized chiefly by Scott's ever-so-warm vocals, rich diversity of sounds and ever-present element of fun.."
--Joseph O. Patton
Editor and Publisher, Capital City Free Press


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
"I am currently hosting a radio program at WVUA FM in Tuscaloosa, AL. The show is focused on singer/songwriters. I received a copy of "All Over Now." Let me congratulate you. It is a great album. I have been playing a different track from it each of the past two weeks. You are being played along side artists like Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, David Gray, Beth Orton and others."
--Promotion Director
WVUA FM Tuscaloosa, AL


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
"Rocking out from the racial stew pot of Birmingham, Alabama, Shane Scott is determined to shun the notion of inequality that made the South so famous in the 60`s. With his brand of alternative rock he is on track to do just that. I must admit this is quite professional and impressive for a debut CD. His talents are really on display here because not only does he play all the instruments (he claims mastery of the guitar, drums, bass, piano, and mandolin by age 16) but he also is responsible for the stellar production and mixing not to mention that little thing called songwriting. He had a song called "Little Crazy" that his former band Third Door was lauded for. It caught the attention of Warner Brothers and Teen People Magazine and was even voted as the best unsigned band of 2000 by their readers. Despite all that the band fizzled and Shane Scott struck out on his own and with this debut solo CD he has everything he needs to capture everyone`s attention once again. But this time it will stick."
--J-Sin
Editor, Smother


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
"All Over Now is a wealth of origial tracks performed in a unique, sometimes mesmerizing tone that every listener can relate to. Shane Scott's sincere vocals and masterful playing enhance the fundamental qualities of what is, after all, relatable music -- both suble and powerful."
--Michael Mason
Editor, Me Head


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
"This ten song DIY effort from Alabama features the songwriting and production talents of Shane Scott, who has a handle on alternative pop rock. His first single "Breathe" is making the college radio rounds. I also liked "Losing You" and "The Girl Song." Scott's voice is melodically smooth and breathy. At times the drums seem a little under-produced to my ear, but I do like the synth textures Scott concocts, as in "Space." There's a good deal of versatility on display here, and the promise of even better things to come." reviewed 16-Jun-2003
--J. Esch
Editor, Turk's Head Review


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
"There is a great blend of the alternative and pop sound to create music that sucks you in and keeps you there."
--Program Manager
WONB - OHIO


Album Review
 

* All Over now *
"Shane Scott - All Over Now - It's pop-y but alternative but 80s influenced. The vocals sound slightly altered and ethereal, but only slightly. The lyrics are a bit deeper than the lyrics sound, just a little. Overall, very good, not just a little, but very good. This has stayed in the car an extra turn this week."
--The Celebrity Cafe
thecelebritycafe.com


Review of 'Breathe'
 

* All Over now *
"A traditional piece that is both admirably well performed and charming.
Shane Scott's vocals are soothing and full of confidence. They are treated nicely in the mix, and really come off well. The instrumentation is adequate and well performed. The genre is exhausted, but Shane Scott's take on the classic pop/rock combo is refreshing and charming, and you are left with a feeling of having listened to a production handled by professionals and delivered with class.
I for one will be keeping an eye on this guy! - Ken Warp"
--Ken Warp
artistlaunch.com

 
 
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