Robert Scott is a New Zealand musician. He is a part of indie rock bands The Clean and The Bats, playing bass for The Clean, and guitar/vocals for The Bats, and writing songs for both.Other bands with which he has been involved include The Magick Heads, Electric Blood, Gina Rocco & the Rockettes, and Greg Franco & The Wandering Bear. Scott has also released several solo albums in several genres, including alternative rock, experimental instrumentals, and traditional folk music.
Scott has also drawn or painted the cover art for many Flying Nun album sleeves.As of 2014, he had a day job as a teacher aide at Port Chalmers School at Port Chalmers.
His first solo album, The Creeping Unknown, was released in 2000 on Flying Nun Records.His album Ends Run Together was released on 20 September 2010.
Scott is also the father of Superorganism vocalist, B.
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