Posted tagged ‘roots’

Scott Cook: a storyteller to bring you back home

2012/04/27

If Albertans were superheroes, our power would be the ability to drive really long distances. Really. Talk to someone from the United Kingdom, and they’ll tell you driving somewhere more than a mile away is “really far.” Albertans, on the other hand, won’t even be fazed by a quick round-trip from Edmonton to Calgary, or a jaunt to Vancouver to see a band that doesn’t feel like crossing the Rocky Mountains.

On these long drives, soundtracks are as vital as caffeine and gasoline. Music not only keeps you awake, but adds something to the drive that makes it mean more than just a journey from point A to B.

Fellow Albertans, or anyone else that has this power to drive really, really, far: you know when you’ve been on the road for what seems like forever and you’re finally on the last few miles until you’re back home? The sun is starting to set, the other passengers are asleep, and you know you’re just about there?

That’s what Scott Cook’s music sounds like.

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