Continuing a narrative of love and loss she has created over two 7"s and two albums, Scout Paré-Phillips is set to release her latest album, Door Left Open, on Dais Records March 10th.
Scout wrote the songs for the new record after enduring heartbreak while on tour for her previous album Heed The Call. Her classically trained, operatic vocals rise out of crescendos of guitar, autoharp, cello, and keyboards, as well as acoustic and electronic percussion by longtime musical collaborator Emil Bognar-Nasdor (Dawn of Humans, Rosenkopf).
Scout's solo career stemmed from her work as a trained opera singer as well as her stint as a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in the Baltimore-based post-punk and country act the Sterling Sisters. Her contributions to that group showcased the strains of dark Americana that would surface in her solo work, which is reminiscent of a modern-day Leonard Cohen or Joni Mitchell in its use of autoharp and baritone guitar along with poetic lyrics.