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Zac Scott + Zoë Bestel

Tue 1 October 2019

“…a sound which successfully reflects the vastness of Scotland and Iceland’s breathtaking wilderness.” (Spotlight UK)

Zac Scott

Zac Scott introduces you to his debut album 'For The Love Of…' within a 7-piece live band. Characterised by intricate and ethereal soundscapes, this bold and memorable album of twelve original songs blends acoustic piano, intimate and layered vocals, double bass, cello, violin, drums and acoustic/electric guitars, creating an evocative and unique sound. The new record was created in Glasgow’s Southside with producer Thomas Brumby and has been mastered by Mike Kalajian from Rogue Planet Mastering, NY.

After the release of two singles 'Fox' (“A beautiful song,” Jim Gellatly, Amazing Radio) and 'Million', Zac and his band take to the stage to celebrate the imminent release of the new album and the upcoming tour from Dumfries to Reykjavik. Influenced by the likes of James Blake, David Gray and Olafur Arnalds, an evening of experimental and elusive songwriting awaits! In collaboration with: Cameron Black, Kenny Cormack, Cameron Maxwell, Thomas Brumby, Sarah McWhinney and Gudrun Soley Sigurdardottir.

Support artist: Zoë Bestel

Ethereal vocals, poignant melodies and stirring lyrics describes award winning nu-folk musician, Zoë Bestel, hailed as one of Scotland’s most fascinating young singer-songwriters. As well as numerous BBC radio performances, Bestel has captivated audiences across Denmark, Germany, Finland, and the Czech Republic, as well as numerous festivals including Orkney Folk Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, and Celtic Connections.

Last year brought the launch of her second album and fourth release, ‘Transience’, recorded and produced in Copenhagen in the summer of 2017. Bestel was signed that November to the world’s first crowd-funded label ‘Last Night From Glasgow’ who brought her new work to vinyl. ‘Transience’ released globally, to high acclaim, on Record Store Day April 2018.