Bertie Scott

FRESH: ‘Higher’ – Bertie Scott

Bertie Scott aims “Higher”!

by Christopher Smith

“Higher”, the latest single from British alt-pop artist Bertie Scott, is the first of three new songs to be released in short succession – exploring a more electro-pop sound based heavily on upbeat synths, alongside catching vocal melodies and driving bass. The track was co-written alongside Chris Bourne at his studio in Southend, Essex, with the song being produced at Run Wild Music with Jamie Sellers. Mixing for the single was done at Outhouse Studios in Reading with John Mitchell (credits include You Me at Six, Lower Than Atlantis, The Darkness etc).

Bertie says of the track, “The song was originally written with Chris and pitched out to DJ’s in the publishing world. However, after not getting the bites back we were looking for, and still being totally in love with the track – I decided to release it out under my own project with a fresh new production. The vocal production/engineering was done entirely myself for the first time at my home studio in Westcliff, which is something I’ve always wanted to do and have been building towards over the last year. The production has gone through a tonne different versions and changes, but I’m really happy with how it’s all ended up. Every time I listen to the chorus drop I can’t help but feel the good vibes”.

Across the summer Bertie has been appearing across some of the UK’s Pride Festivals (including Oxford, Canterbury, Colchester, with Southend and Hertford still to come), along with dates in Bath, Wales, and Norwich towards the end of the season. Bertie is an alt-pop songwriter/vocal producer – named as one of BBC Introducing’s 30 artists to watch out for in 2019, and described as electro-pop with hooks you’ll be remembering for weeks. After finishing up tour dates with acts such as Chris Bourne and Rothwell over the last year, he’s now fresh out the studio collaborating with Canadian producer Disero. Taking time out to write with other artists across the globe, his debut feature on a label release is due out at the end of August.

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