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Scott Simons

Scott Simons

Start of Something EP

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Singer-songwriter Scott Simons came to prominence in 2007 thanks to his cover of Rhianna’s “Umbrella,” which spread around the internet like wildfire.

His debut EP Start of Something doesn’t contain that song, but his trademark piano-led melodic style which characterized it is certainly in evidence throughout. The title track’s opening piano riff recalls Coldplay but as the song evolves into a melodic, high-energy track, it becomes clear that Simons is no rip-off merchant.

“Keep On” carries on in a similar way with a frenetic, almost disco beat and irresistible chorus line, and although “Sorry In Advance” doesn’t reach the same heights, “Call It Even” is further proof of Simons’ commercial potential.

Provided a full-length album reaches the same high standards, Start of Something really could be just that for Scott Simons.

Scott Simons: http://www.scottsimons.com


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