Scout Niblett: Uptown Top Ranking
Scout Niblett?s new EP kicks off with her unique rendition of live favourite ?Uptown Top Ranking? (originally a hit on the UK pop charts in 1978 by reggae group Althea & Donna). As usual, she infuses the song with her own signature sense of passion & play, and carrying it all is her incredible voice which Venus magazine described as ?a full-bodied caterwaul that could rival Gillian Welch, Neko Case, and even Johnny Cash.? The second song ?Dare? is perhaps her most assured step toward pop music, motioning toward the table at the party where Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush are lost in conversation.