DiS Your other big news is the Orange Juice boxset that’s coming out in a couple of months. Why did you decide on the Coals To Newcastle title?
EC: ‘My son saw me use that term in the first TV interview Orange Juice ever did. He was intrigued by it. When we were thinking of a title, he said, “What about that coal thing you said? I don’t know what it means but I like it...” Back in the day everyone knew what it meant, it was a common expression. Google it, young people!’
My Bum Fuzz unit just arrived in California along with some plectrums with Edwin art. It took me along time to order this unit, but the twenty five year gestation period for it to be built surely eclipses my lack of urgency. Best regards all...
A few months ago the BBC offered a profile of new emerging female poets, ‘Women Who Spit’. Watching the short films by Jemima Foxtrot, Cecilia Knapp and Deanna Rodger, I noted with great relief that the art of poetry is alive and well. I have always been fascinated by the medium. The ability to express intricate thoughts and feelings in a few lines of words. It is the most empowering process. And empowerment through self-expression… Continue
Can I just thank you for your contribution to my life. From that very first shiver I got listening to Felicity on the John Peel Show to the smile I still express today when you burst into laughter half way through Consolation Prize, it's important I let you know how much your music means to me before one of us croaks it.
I was hooked instantly and bought all the singles and albums, the ten inches, 12 inches and even ripped the flexi discs off Smash Hits and Melody…
Does anyone know anything about this mythical film that Edwyn was working on in the mid 80's with Alan Horne and Paul Quinn? Paul Blue Eyes and Ain't That Always The Way were credited as being from…Continue
Does anyone know the provenance of the song “It Had To Happen” that Edwyn & Paul Quinn did on the Richard Skinner BBC radio show in 1985?It sounds to me like quintessential Collins, but as far as…Continue