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Still rockin in his soul, even if his body has
failed him at times.
Edwyn Collins, Scottish musician, best known for his
song A Girl Like You and also for the song Rip It Up with his band
Orange Juice, rocked a gig ABC Glasgow 18th April 2013.
Understated, the title of his new album suits him
well. Here's man who rocks deep inside with a generosity of spirit and soul.
He's unassuming and sincere and there was a lot of love in the room for him at this gig and
some nostalgia for a few no doubt. He performed songs from his 2013 album Understated as well as some of his back
catalogue songs. Collins had a band of quality musicians who seemed to enjoy playing with him.
of a Chance; Understated; I Never Met a Girl Like you Before.
For an encore he sang Home Again, searching for my soul again, and Simple Life – simple choice makes the world a better place. Seven
years after his two strokes the indie veteran has produced another excellent