The Godlike Genius of Scott Walker

beautyofcoverart:

Scott Walker, pt. I

bicyclebellsandrembrandtswells:

I decided to go on a bit of spending spree with my birthday money and I’m getting this custom made jumper. If you’re wondering, it’s the album cover for Scott Walker’s “Scott 3”.

bicyclebellsandrembrandtswells:

I decided to go on a bit of spending spree with my birthday money and I’m getting this custom made jumper. If you’re wondering, it’s the album cover for Scott Walker’s “Scott 3”.

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My new series of prints covers a handful of records very dear to my heart, Scott Walker’s ‘Scott’ series of solo albums from the late 1960s.

I confess, for a long while I resisted the greatness of Scott Walker - probably because I couldn’t get over how much his…

Angela Morley (born Walter “Wally” Stott, 10 March 1924 – 14 January 2009), an English composer and conductor who was responsible for the arrangements on Scott Walker’s solo albums from 1967 to 1970. Walker commented that “Working with Wally Stott on Scott 3 was like having Delius writing for you.”

Angela Morley (born Walter “Wally” Stott, 10 March 1924 – 14 January 2009), an English composer and conductor who was responsible for the arrangements on Scott Walker’s solo albums from 1967 to 1970. Walker commented that “Working with Wally Stott on Scott 3 was like having Delius writing for you.”

New Musical Express 22 March 1969

New Musical Express 22 March 1969

By John Doran, July 29th, 2013.

“The popular narrative of Scott Walker as a pig-punching maniac is designed to deny him full creative credit for his work, says John Doran.”

casperspells:

Scott, Scott 2, Scott 3 master tapes before the remaster, at Abbey Road Studios.

casperspells:

Scott, Scott 2, Scott 3 master tapes before the remaster, at Abbey Road Studios.

Box set: Scott Walker - The Collection 1967-1970 
Release date: June 3rd 2013 
Label: Universal

sonicshocks:

Together for the first time, Scott Walker’s first five solo albums on vinyl and CD.  Cut and mastered from the original tapes and presented with their original artwork, The Collection showcases Scott’s self-written material alongside his much documented interpretations of composers such as Jacques Brel. Out on Universal – June 3rd 2013The five albums brought together here, released by Scott Walker between 1967 and 1970 are: Scott, Scott 2, Scott 3, Scott 4 and ‘Til The Band Comes In. One of the most unique and intriguing artists to emerge in the 60s, these albums are essential to understanding the compelling and fascinating artistry of Scott Walker.

sonicshocks:

Together for the first time, Scott Walker’s first five solo albums on vinyl and CD.  Cut and mastered from the original tapes and presented with their original artwork, The Collection showcases Scott’s self-written material alongside his much documented interpretations of composers such as Jacques Brel. Out on Universal – June 3rd 2013

The five albums brought together here, released by Scott Walker between 1967 and 1970 are: Scott, Scott 2, Scott 3, Scott 4 and ‘Til The Band Comes In. One of the most unique and intriguing artists to emerge in the 60s, these albums are essential to understanding the compelling and fascinating artistry of Scott Walker.