Listen To – Scott Helman – Papa
Toronto Global Star Scott Helman Shares a brand new single ‘Papa’ a heart rendering tribute to the artist’s late grandfather and is utterly overflowing with emotion.
‘Papa’ is the first instalment of Scott Helman’s Nonsuch Park – an album series – will be released on September 4. Nonsuch Park (SA) is available for pre-order/save/add today. The release is the follow-up to Scott’s 2017 debut album Hôtel de Ville and 2018 EP Hang Ups.
The track list has also been revealed and includes the hit song ‘Everything Sucks,’ current single ‘Wait No More’ as well as ‘Papa,’ his personal tribute to his grandfather who passed away last year.
“This album is mostly about me – my changes, my growth, my hardships, my celebrations, my fears, my courage and my love,” says Scott. “It encapsulates many of the winding roads of my life, how they’ve diverged and converged to create a tapestry, and it documents the lessons that tapestry has taught me. If each person has a sanctuary within – a place they can return to where things make sense, where the tides are kind, where colours are bright and their lives feel meaningful – I think we all have a physical destination too where those things manifest. For me that place was the large park just down the road from my Papa’s house in Sutton, UK – Nonsuch Park. It was here where we would walk and cackle at awful jokes, lean in for the stories, make peace with our busy lives and draw meaning from the lessons we had learned since our last visit (made all the more powerful by the fact that we only had a couple more days together).”
Listen To Papa by Scott Helman – HERE
“If my past works have been displays of discovery, this work is a declaration – a declaration of love, meaning, questions and truth, and it is all dedicated to you, Papa. Thank you for helping me piece together the fragments of my life and giving me the space to do it.”
The release of ‘Papa’ follows the explosive launch of Scott’s current single ‘Wait No More,’ which was the #1 most added song at Canadian radio upon its release in May and continues to rise up the charts each week. The music video for “Wait No More” was shot in Scott’s Toronto home while self-isolating.
Scott Helman, a 2020 JUNO nominee for Single of the Year (‘Hang Ups’), has established himself as one of Canada’s leading songwriters whose versatility promises a limitless ceiling. The Toronto artist has toured around the world with the likes of Shawn Mendes, Vance Joy and Tegan and Sara, and has collaborated with Alessia Cara, Blas Cantó and Hunter Hayes. With 2 platinum and 3 gold singles, 5 career JUNO nominations and a worldwide record deal through Warner Music Canada, Scott Helman is poised for an international breakout.