Back home in Kilburn after a tremendous weekend. T in the Park was crazy. I loved it. Alex and Nick from Franz Ferdinand joined Malcolm and I, we did Sorry for Laughing, the Josef K song, which Malcolm wrote. It was for BBC 3, you can still see it on the i Player. I met so many people, did sessions, interviews. The show was wonderful for me, a great crowd who gave us such a reception. Singing along, all that. Love to the Maccabees, they were telling me that they were listening to Orange Juice and all the Postcard music as they made their latest album. So flattering, and Will my son who is so music mad was feeling proud of his old dad. Here's a review from the NME. I especially like the mention of my new song, I'm Losing Sleep. It's good to know I've still got it, sort of.

http://www.nme.com/news/edwyn-collins/45980

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Comment by Julie R on July 27, 2009 at 19:41
Just joined - and will see you and Grace tomorrow at Waterstones Deansgate and then in Edinburgh later in August - can't wait! An inspiration.
Comment by Ralph Dartford on July 27, 2009 at 8:22
Looking forward to Edinburgh so much.
Comment by Ruth Morgan on July 21, 2009 at 21:30
Loved the cover. I wish I could have seen the King Tuts gig but family life and kids called. Love the new song u still got it and some!!! Come play the northwest soonXX
Comment by tony newitt on July 17, 2009 at 20:30
ed, just joined , big fan of yours and the OJ ,all the post card 7 inch ,glad to see you are up and running, long my you reign,
Comment by Simon Greenwood on July 14, 2009 at 21:46
I see why I love the Maccabees album,
Comment by DF on July 14, 2009 at 18:24
It sounded great and was fantastic to see Malcom Ross on stage too. Can`t wait for the Edinburgh shows and hearing I`m Losing Sleep.

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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...

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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