Original Saliva singer Josey Scott calls his failed reunion with the band “a blessing in disguise”


Original SALIVA a singer Josey scott apologized to fans for his failed reunion with the group.

Scott to the left SALIVA at the end of 2011 after 15 years with the group, apparently to pursue a solo career in Christian music. It is quickly replaced by Bobby amaru, which can be heard on SALIVAthe last four versions of: “In it to earn it” (2013), “Rise up” (2014), “Love, lies and therapy” (2016) and “10 lives” (2018).

Scott announced the news of his return to SALIVA in October 2019 during an appearance on “The morning dump”, a podcast hosted by “The great crazy morning show” in Tulsa, Oklahoma. At the time, Josey said he wanted to reunite with SALIVA and “write a hard drive to cook.”

In March 2021, SALIVA guitarist Wayne swinny address Scottthe status of with the group during an interview with collapse from Detroit WRIF radio station. He was asked if there were still plans for Josey meet with SALIVA for a possible album and / or a tour, Wayne “Because this unit, we’ve been together, it’s been almost 10 years now, with Police officer in the group. Brad arrived shortly after. We are tight. We are okay. It’s a well-oiled machine. We have a great team, a great bus driver. That would throw an adjustable wrench into the real world SALIVA. “

Tuesday (December 28), Josey taken to his Twitter to write: “I want to apologize 2 my fans because I thought I was going to get together with some people and make some new music, and it fell apart, but I think everything happens for a reason. There are no coincidences. A blessing in disguise. Now it’s just you and me, how intimate is that? # SV2022 “.

When Swinny spoke to WRIF on SALIVAthe failed reunion with Scott, he said that although there had been some initial discussions about JoseyUpon the group’s return, there was no follow-up to ensure that the plan was carried out.

“If you want to do something, do it” Wayne noted. “But you can’t just talk about it and have it magically happen. There is work, there is planning, there are things that go into it, and none of it has been done. early enough to get there.

“Yeah, there was a response from the fans, saying, ‘Wow, yeah, that could be cool. “But it didn’t have enough steam to take off,” he explained. “All the preliminary stuff was put in place, and it just didn’t work.

“It just didn’t make sense to stop what we [the current lineup of SALIVA] was doing and doing that, because you got the momentum, we got the groove, the band is tight live. I didn’t feel like we had to give that up or leave that aside. “

SALIVA released six albums with Scott and tasted platinum success and a Grammy nomination for his first big success, ” Your sickness “.

Last May, SALIVA celebrated the 20th anniversary of its groundbreaking debut with a major record label, “Every six seconds”, with a special project called “Every twenty years”, an EP of classic songs re-recorded with Amaru.



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