Boy Scouts is a juxtapositional stage name for Oakland's Taylor Vick. On the one hand, she arranges her tracks with the earthy innocence of campers. But, on the other hand, Vick's lovesick lyrics are far more mature than anything a troupe of keener scouts would ever discuss. In any event, listening to Vick sing has long been a blissful and thoroughly enjoyable experience, a trend that continues on Wayfinder.
Taylor Vick's records as Boy Scouts are easy to enjoy and even easier to underrate. Her songs move at an ambling pace; the clean-toned guitars pulse gently and the snares are tapped, while her voice never rises above a murmur. If a song from her latest album, Wayfinder, suddenly began playing out ….