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At 18:14 on July 1, 2018, Martha O'Rourke said…

wanted to thank you,even though you are not aware,for the hope and inspiration you have given to Davy Patton and his wife,Ailsa. Davy had a brain bleed,in April, and is in the very early days of rehabilitation, in Glasgow...Davy is a talented guitar player and music is all he has ever known....Best Wishes, Martha O'Rourke(Glasgow)

At 22:22 on February 6, 2014, Robin Stevens said…

Splendid chat and music on Gideon Coe's show tonight, very enjoyable!

At 16:47 on May 3, 2013, Robert_S said…

Hi Edwyn,

Re: The possibilities are endless.


On my first visit to see you in hospital, less than three weeks after that dreadful Sunday when you had your stoke, you looked at me and said, without prompting, "Robert". I was with Seb, and to the best of my recollection, you exchanged some words with him too. I remember as we were leaving, I was standing and I held your right hand, looked you in the eyes and said "The possibilities" to which you replied, by way of interruption "Are endless." This resonated with me and gave me hope as it was a clear indication that your mind was active and very much there, in the moment.

The range of your vocabulary, immediately following your stroke, was broader than is often quoted in the press, as in, for example, the following article: http://tinyurl.com/cnk34ej

 

Cheers,

Robert

At 18:58 on October 8, 2012, Charles Thompson said…

Hi Edwyn,  just been listening to your own / Orange Juice songs again and updating my collection. Takes me back!  The M&S advert sound track came up in a conversation with a friend Sheila Ferguson. We were reminiscing about our days at Glasgow Parks at the top of Buchanan Street in the late 70s. She remembers you well!  She was a graphic designer just out of the School of Art. You were doing wildlife illustration, if I recall. Lots very 'interesting'  colleagues.  I was more on the landscape side. We have followed your ups and downs since,

You and grace are a real inspiration.

Charles

At 9:12 on March 3, 2011, Ruth Lawrence said…
Ok, so I see you're jetting off to USA and Japan. Why not have a wee stop over in Australia. We have sun, sand and birds. Grace could have a little rest and eat cakes and shop, you could give us a tune! Come on you know you want to ......... RX
At 18:09 on February 28, 2011, Kath Morgan-Thompson said…

Hi Edwyn

I have just finished 'Laughing and Falling' (blooming brilliant) and watched the Home Again documentary and your performance at Brudenell Road in Leeds. That sounds a bit stalkery!! Isn't your Grace a smiley lovely?  My husband is fond of singing 'Girl like You' at me - it's kind of one of our special tunes. I teach yoga up north with several students recovering from stroke so I was really interested in how hard you have been working on your recovery. How can I get in touch with your yoga teacher - is it Stewart? He might be able to give me some tips to help my folk up here!

Love Kath

At 13:59 on December 7, 2010, Marc Wichers said…
Dear Edwyn,

What a lovely site you have! Nice to join in here.. Now I will pay a visit to your corner shop to see what's in store!

Warm greetings from Holland,
Marc
At 11:35 on December 1, 2010, gordon cullen said…
great new album have seen you 4 times live in dublin at same venue hope you get yourself back over soon
gordon
At 23:08 on September 27, 2010, Rob Whale said…
Edwyn
Great album - such fresh tunes and "searching for the truth" is beautiful. Been a fan ever since a mate introduced me to "Falling & Laughing" in the early 80s. Loved the remix of "I Can't Help Myself", got all the solo albums, but took me until the Leeds Cockpit gig in '08 or was it '07 to finally see you and I wasn't disappointed. A truly memorable night. Looking forward to the Manchester gig. Thanks for your great music and inspiration. Rob
At 17:12 on September 15, 2010, Joeandelaine said…
Enjoyed the new songs on bacons shw today! xx
At 11:11 on September 11, 2010, Joe Solo said…
HI Edwyn, could I play at the new club night?
I would be honoured! Joe
At 1:33 on September 8, 2010, Hatt Eaton said…
I want to say loads of things, fan stuff and then feel silly. Lets just say as a teeanager in the 80's your music meant alot to me, and as an adult you and your wife's strength and dynamics have meant something more profound. Thank you for that.
Hatt
PS sorry for the PS being about the music, I know thats the important bit for you rather than the slushy fan stuff; but your voice still takes me back even if its new stuff; you've kept true to yourself xx
At 9:02 on September 7, 2010, ALEXROSSI said…
i hope to see you in PARIS again!!!
At 9:05 on April 15, 2010, Encouraging Echoes said…
Hi Edwyn, stumbled across this wondrous place the other evening. Great work sir. Nice wee community going down here. Would love, if you get the chance, for you to check out the sounds on my page. Your opinion would be greatly valued. Good, bad or indifferent. I can take it!!! Keep moving mountains bro.
Craig
At 15:58 on April 1, 2010, Gary Harris said…
Dear Edwyn,

I don't know whether you're aware of the existence of this thing but if you have the time to take a look I wouldn't mind some feedback about the rightness or otherwise of my efforts to put chords to your beautiful songs. Hopefully the gibberish below will take you straight to it. It's called Orange Juice Songbook (or something equally obvious) and is on my page on your website.

Hope you don't mind,

Best wishes

Gary Harris

http://www.edwyncollins.com/forum/attachment/download?id=3220470%3AUploadedFi35%3A9461
At 16:49 on March 19, 2010, Will Wiffen said…
Hey Edwyn its will wiffen, hope you and Grace are well

Im working through gorgeous george and cant work out the chord sequence in the middle 8, if you get chance could you help me with this.

cheers, Will.
At 14:25 on January 29, 2010, David Wallace said…
I apologize as well... how are you feeling these days? xo d
At 14:24 on January 29, 2010, David Wallace said…
I should add... it might (probably) be a good laugh !!!
At 14:21 on January 29, 2010, David Wallace said…
Hey Edwyn... at the risk of being... well, better said can I impose? I've recently uncovered a few songs I wrote back in 1986 after I had moved back to San Francisco from London. And all of these songs are evident to me that I was under the influence of you! I'm not asking to send all of them to you, but... just one!
One that to me... just 'reeks' of your influence on me back then. You don't have to like it... just know that YOUR touch/influence was behind the writing. Let me know if I can shove it your way.
Cheers/Ciao... d
At 20:01 on December 29, 2009, Joe Solo said…
Hi Edwyn, hope you are doing well. Many thanks for all the great music you have shared with me over the years from Orange Juice onwards. A girl like you was my wedding song and it is still up there with the greatest songs ever written. I play it on stage myself too (I hope you don't mind!) all the best Joe.

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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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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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