That was bleeping sublime. Sorry I missed Malcolm, he was playing as I approached. Had to feed baby daughter. Anyhow, as we say up the road. Incredible. Not set foot out the evening door for 6 months and that was so worth it.

Not sure if any of you lot follow the Manics, but Bradfield was there, trying his best to dance and nod his head in a field of STIFFS. My big sister and I did our best for Edwyn and red wine sales. Aged 49 and 45 respectively. James Dean Bradfield a true fan, and a completely without ego genuine person. Edwyn's set walked. And thank you for bird tee.

Views: 394

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

In reply to earlier post yes he did play A Girl Like You, last song before the encore.

Excuse my ignorance but whose Samantha Morton ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samantha_Morton though I had to check this too to find out.
It was a night to live long in memory. Edwyn was arguably on the best form since he's come back. Very relaxed. And the band were just brilliant. They were:
Andy Hackett - Edwyn guitarist of long standing
Barrie Cadogan - genius guitarist and front man with his own band Little BarrieEdwyn and Seb produced their first album and are currently working on their third. Barrie also plays in Primal Scream and sometimes with Paul Weller.
Carwyn Ellis - bass....but he's so much more than that. He fronts Colorama, who played before Edwyn. Carwyn can play literally anything, and beautifully.
Dave Ruffy - Was a founder member of The Ruts. Edwyn played regularly with Dave at the start of his solo career. Dave has played with millions of famous people.
Sean Read - We met Sean when he was in the Rockingbirds with Andy and he has played with Edwyn ever since. He's on b.vox on A Girl Like You. Sean is another multi - talented soul, can play everything and sings glorious harmonies ( with Carwyn). We're lucky to get Sean cause he's always busy, up until recently on tour with the Manic Street Preachers.
Set list from last night:
Falling and Laughing
Poor Old Soul
What Presence?!
Make Me Feel Again
Hope and Despair
You'll Never Know (My Love)
Home Again
Wheels of Love
Dying Day
Consolation Prize
Rip it Up
One Track Mind
Don't Shilly Shally
What Is My Role?
A Girl Like You
Searching For The Truth
Low Expectations
I'm Losing Sleep
Blueboy

The new songs:
What is my Role? was co- written with Ryan Jarman, from The Cribs, who are like family to us. Edwyn had the bones of the song when Ryan appeared one day in the studio and they came up with what Will thinks is the catchiest track his dad has recorded in years. He's quite a harsh critic.
I'm Losing Sleep is the first full song that Edwyn came up with when he rediscovered his writing mojo at the end of last year. Paul Cook does the northern soul drumming on it and Barrie plays guitar and bass.

A big message in dispatches for the genius of Seb Lewsley who mixed the live sound last night and at all of Edwyn's shows in recent years. Seb hates touring but has done it for Edwyn. On Saturday, when we were filming, he created a beautiful live mix.
And to Gary our TM, heinz our production manager, Mikey, world's best technician, and Warren, lots of love and thanks. Oh, and that T shirt boy, he's brilliant, if a tad messy....
aw, fab gig, thanks very much to all - can I also comment on the venue which I've never even heard of before but, along with Edwyn's performance, took my breath away and made the night even more special?! anyway, reason for my post really is to know where I can buy another t-shirt (grey heron)
I feel lucky to have bought mine just before the show started and before the post-gig scramble (when Will was a little calmer!) and now want to buy another for a Christmas present for a mate...
Great night, what a band!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
You folks gave us such a thrill !

We came up all the way from Munich, Germany to see Edwyn Collins on stage again ...
(Edwyn, we saw your show in Munich in the early 90ies ... remember the "Muffathalle"?!)

Boy, it's good to see Edwyn back on his feet again.



(And Barrie! You got a new fan ... fantastic guitar-playing!!)
consolation prize? dying day? why did I move out of london?
This was an excellent concert, thank you very much. I love Edwyn Collin's songs especially Home Again, You Never Know, and the obvious ones A Girl Like You and Rip It Up. Edwyn is such an engaging and warm-hearted performer. What I like about him are the emotions described in the songs, hence I'm looking forward to hearing the new batch of songs "What is My Role". Hand on heart, I can say that bands like Pulp, Franz Ferdinand, Richard Hawley, Bernard Butler, The Cribs, 1990s would be musically much poorer without the influence of Edwyn.
Sounds like a fantastic night - not jealous we missed it at all! Grace mentioned it being filmed - is that right? If so any plans for a release or anything?
We did indeed film, properly too, seven cameras! I'll see the footage very soon. We've got some other bits and pieces to sort out, and then Edwyn and Seb will think about editing it together with some old stuff maybe. Seb is very talented at this kind of thing, I'll be leaning on him heavily. We'll try to make it something special.
Very much looking forward to seeing any or all of the gig again.

RSS

THE AED BOUTIQUE

All things EDWYN and AED, NOW ON SALE:

BADBEA, THE NEW LONG PLAYER BY EDWYN COLLINS

ENTER THE ART DEPARTMENT, 

COALS TO NEWCASTLE

and much, much more. . . 

TWITTER

Music

Paused...
  • 1.
    Lean Period
  • 2.
    A Sad Lament
  • 3.
    Witchcraft
  • 4.
    Low Expectations
  • 5.
    What Presence_!
  • 6.
    The Measure of the Man
  • 7.
    One Is a Lonely Number
  • 8.
    Campaign for Real Rock

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Blog Posts

Art Work and Bum Fuzz

Posted by scott owen on May 5, 2017 at 17:15 0 Comments

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...

Thank you for the music

Posted by Carran Waterfield on August 2, 2016 at 13:56 0 Comments

A while back I asked Edwyn if he would let me use his music on a little film I made.  Here is the result: Mill Mechanics

Thanks for that.

Shareefa Energy Reasoning With Self - Review

Posted by ALAN HORNE on July 25, 2015 at 22:41 0 Comments

Shareefa Energy – ‘Reasoning With Self’ - Review



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

Thanks

Posted by steven brady on April 25, 2015 at 17:57 0 Comments

Dear Edwyn,

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…

Continue

Events

Forum

Paul Quinn Toppermost

Started by Andrew Shields in General Discussion 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

Thought this might be of interest to forum members:https://www.toppermost.co.uk/paul-quinn/Continue

Punk Rock Hotel

Started by Frankie in Orange Juice / Postcard. Last reply by Andrew Shields yesterday. 7 Replies

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

It Had To Happen

Started by Frankie in Songs & Tabs. Last reply by Reine Y Nov 29. 3 Replies

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

need help in assignment?

Started by craig wood in General Discussion. Last reply by Steve Johnson Nov 5. 11 Replies

Refer me some trusty sites where i can get my assignment done.Continue

© 2022   Created by Administrator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service