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Killing Time

by Robert Bruce Scott

Clean, guitar-driven alternative rock with powerful vocals and a blend of experimental jazz. Thoughtful lyrics about time and what we do with it.
Genre: Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock
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1. What is This Thing Called Love
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2. Flare
3:54 album only
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3. Maybe I
2:12 album only
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4. When She's All Alone
2:05 album only
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5. U-Boat
3:32 album only
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6. Daylight Again
4:30 album only
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7. Source of Color
3:54 album only
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8. Killing Time
6:40 album only
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9. In the Time Alotted
1:37 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Killing Time - 2004
Robert Bruce Scott: Vocals, Guitars, Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard, Leather Armchair, Notebook Paper

Robert's 6th cd is fun, alternative rock driven by electric guitar, whimsical lyrics and powerful vocal performance.

Each RBS cd is completely different from the last and that trend continues... Killing Time is filled with references to time and has a very unified feel and a natural flow from song to song. Robert uses the distorted sound sparingly, generally prefering the clean sound produced by a modified 1976 Ovation Breadwinner Deacon. The sounds of this unique instrument drive the album.

As always, Robert's lyrics are involved: thick with references to M.C. Esher and Rene Magritte and bristling with visual imagry. The songs are rich with layered vocal and guitar tracks. While previous RBS albums (The Light and Virtual America) were driven by Robert's keyboard work, on this album the keys only appear on "U-Boat" and "Daylight Again."

"U-Boat" is an instrumental description of a ride on a submarine and is reminescent of some of the work of Pink Floyd. The end of "In the Time Alotted" is clearly inspired by Phillip Glass and other tracks on this cd contain musical references to the Beatles and Yes.

Robert's current projects include il Troubadore - Indy's 16th Century Rock Band. Formed with cellist Jonathan Silpayamanant in 2004, the band has garnered notoriety around Indianapolis for their unique instrumentation (mandolin & cello), their offbeat covers of popular music from the 11th Century to the present, and their work with belly dancers, featuring original songs with strong middle-eastern folk influences. For more information, go to www.troubadore.com

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RBS Discography:

Robert Bruce Scott - Heavy Metal Poisoning (2009)
...Heavy Metal with Belly Dance / World Music rhythms, powerhouse vocals and guitar, all drenched in heavy metal synthesizers. Over the top in a good way... Noiseman433, vocals, signal processers; Bradley Moore, keyboards; Paul Radecki, percussion. Availability: http://www.cdbaby.com/rbs6

Robert Bruce Scott - Heart and Soul (2007)
...gorgeous Celtic harp and stunning classical guitar music with cultured vocals of an operatic tenor at the peak of his training and performance. Availability: http://www.cdbaby.com/rbs5

Robert Bruce Scott - Woody (2006)
...glistening acoustic rock. Evelyn Johnson, additional vocals; Jonathan Silpayamanant, cello. Availability: http://www.cdbaby.com/rbs4

Robert Bruce Scott - Killing Time (2004)
...rock, rock and roll - guitar driven. Availability: http://www.cdbaby.com/rbs3

Robert Bruce Scott - Virtual America (2003)
...piano-driven gospel, country and rock. Availibility: http://www.cdbaby.com/rbs2

Robert Bruce Scott - The Light (2003)
...album oriented rock with synthetic orchestration. Additional vocals by Cody Dorrell, Lisa Owen-Carlson and Danielle Bailey. Availibility: http://www.cdbaby.com/rbs

The Troubadour - BONNIE ROSE (2002)
...classic and original folk songs and Italian arias arranged for mandolin, two voices, tambourine and bassoon. Susan Diekman, Bassoon; Martha Aponte, Alto; Robert Bruce Scott, Tenor, mandolin, and tambourine. Availability: contact robert@ArtistStudio.com

The Source - Embryo / Three Trees - nut (1999)
...two albums on one cd. The Source was David Christian Anderson, Casey Alexander Gray and Robert Bruce Scott. Three Trees was David (Jones) Smith, Casey Alexander Gray and Robert Bruce Scott. Embryo is AOR, nut is folk/classical/alternative. Both are very experimental. Availability: contact robert@ArtistStudio.com

Three Trees and Friends - Christmas on the Boulevard (1998)
...a collection of classic and original christmas songs performed by more than 20 musicians from Lawton, Oklahoma. Availability: contact robert@ArtistStudio.com
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Mikey

Amazing!
I'm very picky about my music, and to have a CD that I can sit and listen to the entire one is rate. This is an amazing CD. Excellent vocals to go along with excellent music, this CD is truly a must!
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