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Caught By The River

Posted on April 22, 2010 at 14:00 2 Comments

Jeff and Robin from Heavenly are behind this beautiful thing full of writing on rivers, fishing, birds, music, anything. A real labour of love. Edwyn is working on their next themed playlist, but here is birdsong 5.

Watch this....

Posted on November 5, 2009 at 1:13 2 Comments

This incredible woman describes so eloquently her experience of a brain haemorrhage. Edwyn has often amazed me with his halting but very moving descriptions of how he felt in the aftermath of his stroke. It intrigues me. Dr Bolte Taylor takes you with her.
http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/jill_bolte_taylor_s_powerful_stroke_of_insight.html

Review from The Highland News, ah, bless 'em...

Posted on November 2, 2009 at 17:04 0 Comments

Audience loved Edwyn Collins

Published: 22 October, 2009

GLASGOW band The 1990s set the tone with enough chutzpah from Jackie McKeown to own up halfway through You're Supposed To Be My Friend: "I'm just going to tune. It'll be better for you, it'll be better for me!".





And stopping the song dead to do it, the band balanced it against a restart that tripped you straight back into the pleasure.

With echoes of Devo – and even glam rock soaking up through The Box, it… Continue

posted originally to Edwyn's myspace....

Posted on October 10, 2009 at 22:35 3 Comments

with Edwyn's permission....

...I am back for one last time; I promise to get lost after this.



Well I never; my post got picked up all over the place, The Beeb (and thanks to Stuart and Mark on BBC Radio 2 for the support and wisdom) , The Guardian, lots of others. Several US sites where many people offered to support me if I SUED, which is, I suppose, the American way. But I've been down that road before and it's a long and hard one, especially in the US and France. You may have… Continue

riposte continues...

Posted on September 30, 2009 at 20:42 9 Comments

....part 2...



Andrew Loog Oldham said that getting ripped off (by the industry) was your entrance fee to the music business of the sixties, so get over it. He’s right and things have not changed. We are very over it, but nonetheless aware of who the biggest bootleggers around are. It’s not the filesharers. Personally, we’ve always loved bootlegs. Even when Edwyn was really skint at the fag end of the eighties, I remember being in Camden market and seeing some tapes of a couple of his… Continue

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At 19:35 on November 12, 2014, Richard Sutton said…
Hi,
We run a Disability focused festival company called Disability Rocks. We hosted 3 fests this year across the uk and have 6 scheduled in 2015. They are all one day events with audience of around 1500-2000 and with slots no more than 1 hour. Would Edwyn be interested in the tour? My contact is 07540 233412
Richard
At 5:30 on April 4, 2013, Franz Hinterecker said…

HIi Grace, thank you very much for your welcome ! I appreciate your personal comment very much and I dont take it for granted, Edwyns music means a lot to me and as you sad, lets hope to see you in Austria sometime. Salzburg is a lovely place. with best wishes and regards Franz By the way: the new album is in german rolling stones magazine album of the month ! Congratulation !!!

At 21:37 on March 8, 2013, Jon said…
Hi Grace, my name is Jon, I am in Inverness, Scotland. Please contact me on Jonrowe9@hotmail.com it's concerning your contractors on your new build in Sutherland. Really really important. Best regards Jon
At 2:57 on February 11, 2012, Tracey said…
Hi Grace and Edwyn. This message comes from Christie hospital where I am resident with my 21yr old son.  He's been diagnosed with leukaemia and was only hours from death last Saturday. Thankfully he now appears to be responding but  he has suffered 3 bleeds in his brain resulting in total deafness and disturbance to his balance and coordination. I remember a conversation you and I had about feeling responsible for not protecting your loved ones and feel exactly that myself. If this had been picked up earlier the haemorrhages could have been prevented and he would not be so impaired; I have failed him. My reason for this message is really to say that we are using you and Edwyn as inspiration. If he can achieve so much after significant brain injury then a young very fit man can do so too.  I can't fail him again. Tracey x
At 15:54 on July 10, 2011, colin leslie fraser said…
I remember sharing a house with you, harry, Jill and myself -colin fraser and it all fell tro bits thro our stupidity, not yours. A long time later, things for me got better and now that im a clean living, productive member of scociety I often wonder how things went for Harry, Jill and some others. Caught bits of you and Edwyns struggles. Life is a bitch sometimes. Be happy if you can. I still have a cut-out for Graeme Kelling somewhere. All the best to you both colinfraser84@yahoo.co.uk
At 21:11 on June 8, 2011, laila miroku said…

hi hi grace!

it has been a little while since you were in new york but i want to send my regards on a beautiful show and to say it was a delight to meet you all!! jim boquist is a dear friend of mine...

i did post ((on my edwyn collins page...laila miroku)) the eyes of the story as i saw through my camera... watching while the music inspired and exhilarated me..

now that my ear has been fertilised by the live sounds i look forward to more more in the future!

the musical threads linger through my being and i continue to be intoxicated by the LIGHT of music..i wish you inspiration in every way each day the soothing purr of beautiful nights...

fanci a peek at fotos?

smiles,

laila miroku

At 21:02 on May 19, 2011, AndrewK said…

Hello Grace,

 

Thanks a lot for your kind words on my recent uploads of scanned press articles. There is more to come, just a case of finding the time. But given all the enjoyment that Edwyn's music has given me over the years it feels good being able to give back something in return. And a big thanks for your inspiring book. And that enjoyment continues with 'Losing Sleep', even if I have to continually get back my CD from my 14 year old son ! 

 

And if you ever fancy a break in deepest rural SW France there is always a place to stay at ours for you and the family...

 

Andrew

At 13:50 on January 20, 2011, Sylvia Choy said…

Hi Grace,

 

Apologies for reaching out to you through this wall post but I have no idea who Edwyn's booking agent for Asia is.  I run Greenhorn Productions, a concert promotion company based in Singapore.  Artistes we have recently presented include Lloyd Cole, Janis Ian, Death Cab for Cutie, Vampire Weekend, Owen Pallett.  We note Edwyn is in Japan in March 2011?  Please email me at gigs@greenhornproductions.com if there is any interest in a proposal for Singapore.  Thanks. 

At 14:19 on January 10, 2011, Angie Elmore said…
hello grace, we saw you last at the 100 club, did edwyn think it was a good gig,we loved it,and he did great,said hi too your son too,happy new year too all angie x
At 15:01 on December 3, 2010, The Office Girls said…
Fine thanks, just off to get some soup.
Love from The Office Girls
xx

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Reading Festival 1991

Started by Robert Wittwer in General Discussion Aug 27, 2015. 0 Replies

I was part of the ‘soft’ Security at the Mean Fiddler Tent and my task on the Saturday was keeping the backstage ramp to the car-park clear for the Stage Crew moving gear in and out. The ramp was a…Continue

The possibilities are endless

Started by Linda M Main in Grace's Book Apr 30, 2015. 0 Replies

My Godson aged 37 suffered two catastrophic strokes over the weekend and they operated In the early hours of Monday. Ronnie is a talented and recorded musician, he was also an illustrator.When…Continue

Got tickets to Brian and Birmingham

Started by rosemary francis in General Discussion Apr 4, 2015. 0 Replies

Just bought tickets to Brian Wilson and Edwin for my husband and my brother at the Birmingham gig. My daughter suffered a major stroke 8 years ago aged 28 when she had a 1 year old daughter and 4…Continue

My husband had a stroke !!

Started by Cathy Johnston in General Discussion Mar 3, 2015. 0 Replies

Hi EdwynMy husband had a stroke at 54 years old in August 2014 and still recovering..we watched your brilliant film " The possibilities are Endless". This helped immensely but would love to share…Continue

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