has a sharp pen, a smoking voice and more soul than
a white girl sounding like a white girl should have"
Chris Spector, Midwest Record
of Northeast In-Tune has said this about Hilary and
her music: "Hilary has the potential to be as big as
the likes of Alanis Morisette, Tori Amos, or Sheryl
Crow. Listen to her now and you can 'I've been in
from the beginning.'
"[Hilary Scott's] music features
introspective writing and a clear, soulful
voice...with influences in blues, folk, pop, rock
and classical" (Liz Van Hoosen, Columbia Daily
Tribune). Billy Burns, former drummer for Ray
Charles says, "Hilary's voice communicates so much
in and of itself. I see artists all the time, some
with potential, some without....Hilary has the
proverbial 'IT!' "
had this to say
: "... an astounding opening performance by
Hilary Scott - (what a voice!!!!)" in a review
of Cock Robin's performance and Hilary Scott's
opener for the band at La2Deuche in Auvergne.
Hilary Scott opened for artists such as Cock Robin, Beth Orton, Jonatha
Brooke, Little Feat, Chuck Berry, Tanya Tucker and
She had also performed solo for extended engagements in
Asia at the Park Hyatt Saigon and Paris Lounge in
the Grand Hyatt Seoul, and has toured in Italy and
Hilary was awarded First Place in the
International division of the singer-songwriter
competition Festival Degli Autori in Sanremo,
Italy. Her winning song, "And Just" was
produced by Euro Ferrari.
Hilary has released 10 albums and 4 singles through Belltown
Records. Her 11th album, Freight Train Love
will be released on November 4th. Her
album Indigo has been picked up for
distribution in Taiwan by Chi Lin Music.
In addition, she has appeared on compilation CDs and
has released a DVD. She has played hundreds of
shows - some in intimate venues, and even in a
stadium twice for more than 15,000 fans.
A partial list of the
venues she's performed in include the Sandpoint
Music Festival, Jewel Box at the Rendezvous -
Seattle, the Blue Note, Mojo's, First Night, Fire In
the Sky, Roots and Blues Festival, Shelter Garden
Summer Festival, The Bridge and Martini Bar in Columbia, Beat
Kitchen and Elbo Room - Chicago, Club Vertigo -
Bloomington, Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club, Beaumont
Club, Mountain Music Shoppe - Kansas City, Off
Broadway - St. Louis, Cafe Coco and -
Nashville, Royal Theater, West Plains Theater and
Stained Glass Theater - Missouri, Uncle Bo's Blues
Bar - Topeka, Laurelthirst Public House - Portland
OR, Laughing Goat - Boulder CO, Avogardro's Number -
Ft. Colllins, Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, and venues in Italy, France,
Japan, South Korea and Vietnam.
Hilary Scott was honored to be one of
the best-selling local artists ever at Streetside
Records in Columbia, Missouri. Hilary was honored to be the
first woman featured on the cover of
Inside Columbia Magazine
in December of 2005, and was voted
Best Local Musician in 2006 and 2007.