He penned the songs while he was on the road with Yukon Blonde and admits they started out as a joke, he even wrote them under the name Dusty Summers.
But while the band was on a break in 2013, Scott revisited the lyrics he had once considered a “joke” and found himself connecting with them.
“I ended up really loving some of the songs. So I decided to salvage them in a way that was more me, you know drop the low country voice that I was putting on and play them more like how I normally would. They were just nice songs, so I reworked the lyrics to make them sound less hokey and more meaningful,” he said in a statement.
Touring with Yukon Blonde had an influence on the songs found on The Postcard Writer but it was days spend at his grandfather’s Vancouver home between tour dates that had the biggest influence.
“My Grandfather would just put on the greatest little country records all day long and we would just sit and bull shit about old country guys – like Floyd Cramer who was a great piano player and Sons of the Pioneers and I guess it really came through in my songs,” Scott said.
3 All That I’ve Done
4 The Postcard Writer
5 Sleepin’ By Your Side
6 Island Mountain