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edwyn collins


Sunday 28 October

Best known for his 1994 hit 'A Girl Like You', Edwyn Collins, is known for his intelligent song writing and satirical wit. With his album 'Home Again', Collins released one of the most affecting records of 2007. His performance at the BBC Electric Proms was his first in three years.


Sorry, we were only able to keep performance videos online for a week after the festival. But you can still watch an interview with Edwyn.

on the bbc

6 Music
  • 6 Music
  • 6 Music hosted Edwyn Collins at Dingwalls.

set list

  • Falling and Laughing
  • Poor Old Soul
  • What Presence
  • Home Again
  • Make Me Feel Again
  • One Is A Lonely Number
  • You'll Never Know (My Love)
  • Hope And Despair
  • One Track Mind
  • Rip It Up
  • Then I Cried
  • A Girl Like You
  • Blue Boy

what happened

Minute by minute report, via text message, by the BBC's Richard Berry

  1. 21.08 - Here comes the band...
  2. 21.10 - Bernard Butler welcomes Edwyn, the crowd erupts for a hero returned!
  3. 21.12 - Falling and laughing our way back to the 80s now.
  4. 21.15 - Edwyn takes centre stage and presides over the gorgeous jingle jangle of his band.
  5. 21.16 - What presence!

audience reviews

Richard Whiting
Awesome! Redifines my concept of 'hero'. Edwyn was always a star, now he's a galaxy. An inspiration to the world.

Rad Brewski
A wonderful, joyous night. Edwyn has inspired me for so much of my life, but never as much as this. Thank you to all involved.

also at bbc electric proms

    Performed alongside Edwyn Collins:
  • Sam Isaac

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