40 Miles Out is a contemporary pop group formed by writers Scott January and Steve Terry in 1998. The two met in early 1991 and began writing together later that year. Their unique style is derived from their diverse musical influences that range from the Eagles to Lionel Richie. Their music blends memorable vocal melodies, acoustic guitar, a touch of saxophone, and a positive message to produce a soothing and unique contemporary sound that is reminiscent of the 1970's and early 1980's
Scott and Steve have performed together at various locations across the U.S. and have also played together in Canada. Scott is a very talented writer, singer, saxophonist, and keyboardist. He has played saxophone for over 18 years and has been writing for over 10 years. Steve is also a talented songwriter and guitarist who has played the guitar for over 17 years and has been writing for over 10 years.
The music of 40 Miles Out has received many praises; "40 Miles Out plays pop rock that sounds just as ageless now as it did twenty years ago. Think of a harder edged Little River Band. Slick and professional in the extreme." - Listen.com.
“I just want to thank you for writing the music you do. I've been through some hard times in the past year, and when people were not there, your music was. The lyrics and tone of your music evokes some very special memories for me, and I know when I want to go back to those memories, I've only to turn on your CD. So
again, thank you so much, and keep writing great tunes.” â B.Snay, NY.
“I am very impressed. Not that you need me to tell you that you sound good, but it is good music.”- J.Price.
Scott and Steve have indeed received attention in releasing the 40 Miles Out CD. People are so drawn to it because of its nostalgic feel and message. Everyone has cherished memories that they enjoy reflecting upon. Scott and Steve hope to bring back those memories with the enchanting and timeless music of the new CD, and to also reclaim an audience that has been lost and forgotten.