NYCS First Impression: Dylan Scott ‘Nothing To Do Town’ EP
After major success with his debut self-titled album, including two Top 5 hits, “My Girl” and “Hooked,” singer-songwriter Dylan Scott has finally released a new project. Today, the Louisiana native dropped his EP, Nothing to Do Town, featuring his radio single- the title track, and five other heartfelt songs.
Calling it his most personal collection of songs to date, Scott co-penned five of the six songs off the EP, including the title track. “Nothing To Do Town” is upbeat and catchy. The hitmaker draws inspiration from his Northeast Louisiana roots, paying homage to the refreshing and uncomplicated life of small-town living. The song is at the 35 spot on the Billboard Country charts and continues to rise.
Throughout the months before the EP’s release, the entertainer shared some of the other tracks off the record, “You Got Me” and “Nobody.” The former is a passionate love song seemingly inspired by his wife; despite, being the only song Scott doesn’t receive writing credits on. The slow jam features catchy and relatable lyrics that would make a great single. Also a love song, “Nobody” shows a confident side to Scott, as he sings about unmatched passion in his romantic relationship.
Another love song on the record, “Anniversary” is one that fans may recognize. Although not released until today, the track is a song that Scott has posted clips of him singing on his social media, as well as performed during some of his live shows. The slow burn features the entertainer’s sultry vocals that add to the sexy and romantic nature of the song. “With skin that smooth / It’s hard to keep my hands off you / Got a few things in mind I want to do / Baby / Why save it / When I can lay you down now and later / Put some rose petals out on the sheets / Make this bedroom feel like a suite / Girl you know we ain’t even gotta leave / Tonight I’ll love you like / Love you like it’s our anniversary.”
Scott continues to make fans swoon with the empowering “Look At Us Now.” The deeply personal track, which mentions the singer’s baby boy, Beckett, is a celebratory song about his relationship with his wife, Blair and all they’ve accomplished as a family. It’s got an ‘us against the world” mentality, but any couple in love can definitely relate. Additionally, the musical arrangement and the mix of genres makes the song feel like one only Scott can deliver. “Living that good life with you baby / Everybody thought that we were crazy / But look at us now, look at us now / Baby, look at us now”
The hitmaker continues to find his sweet spot with “Honey I’m Home,” a song about feeling safe and at home, wherever his love is. Reminiscent of his hits “My Girl,” and “Passenger Seat,” the track is “…another song about you babe,” meaning his wife. Scott’s talent is undeniable, as he delivers track after track that would work well on the radio, at live shows, and with lyrics that connect so profoundly to the listener. “Honey I’m Home” is another jam that fits right into his signature sound.
Overall, Scott delivers a solid EP that is sure to get fans excited for his future full-length album. The record is the ultimate love letter to his wife, his son, his fans, and his hometown, making it well-rounded and enticing, just as an EP should be.
Scott recently wrapped up his headlining ‘Nothing to Do Town Tour.’ We caught the sold-out show on opening night at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre back in January. The singer-songwriter will return to the tri-state area on Sunday, May 26th at PNC Bank Arts Center in New Jersey, as an opener for Chris Young’s ‘Raised on Country Tour.’ For tickets and more information head to dylanscottcountry.com.
To keep up with Scott, follow him on on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Nothing To Do Town EP is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.
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