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- Deacon Blue cover 'Forever Young'http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02jxtjt.jpg2015-02-13T12:45:00ZThe delightful Deacon Blue in session for Breakfast with a classic Dylan cover!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/1d46cb3a-8071-45ba-855e-74e3cff20974?clipfocus=p02jxv4sSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 4 mins
Deacon Blue cover 'Forever Young'
- Guests ask the questions: Keeley Hawes, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Bob Odenkirk and Deacon Blue discuss Valentine's Day planshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02jxqvs.jpg2015-02-13T12:04:00ZKeeley Hawes, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Bob Odenkirk and Deacon Blue ask each other questions for Chris Evans on Radio 2.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/1d46cb3a-8071-45ba-855e-74e3cff20974?clipfocus=p02jxr2jSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 4 mins
Guests ask the questions: Keeley Hawes, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Bob Odenkirk and Deacon Blue discuss Valentine's Day plans
- Deacon Blue - Fergus Sings The Blues live at Stirling Castlehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02dsxdz.jpg2014-12-08T12:17:00ZOne of Scotland's best-loved bands filmed live on Hogmanay 2013.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/1d46cb3a-8071-45ba-855e-74e3cff20974?clipfocus=p02dsxm0Selected ClipSelected ClipVideo 4 mins
Deacon Blue - Fergus Sings The Blues live at Stirling Castle
- Deacon Blue Live in Sessionhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0268nr8.jpg2014-09-08T09:37:00ZDeacon Blue perform two songs live for Sir Terryhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/1d46cb3a-8071-45ba-855e-74e3cff20974?clipfocus=p0268p2ySelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 16 mins
Deacon Blue Live in Session
- Deacon Blue join Sarahttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p024khdz.jpg2014-08-10T15:38:00ZRicky Ross and Lorraine McIntosh from Deacon Blue join Sara Cox.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/1d46cb3a-8071-45ba-855e-74e3cff20974?clipfocus=p024khf5Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 13 mins
Deacon Blue join Sara
- Deacon Blue Live in Sessionhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01nvd00.jpg2013-12-22T15:40:00ZDeacon Blue treat Terry Wogan to a very special Christmas performancehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/1d46cb3a-8071-45ba-855e-74e3cff20974?clipfocus=p01nvg9rSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 15 mins
Deacon Blue Live in Session
- Deacon Blue join Sir Terry Wogan in the studiohttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02clgpf.jpg2012-12-04T13:00:00ZSir Terry chats to Scottish rock band Deacon Blue.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/1d46cb3a-8071-45ba-855e-74e3cff20974?clipfocus=p010n4bgSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 9 mins
Deacon Blue join Sir Terry Wogan in the studio
- Deacon Blue: Exclusive Session for Edith Bowmanhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00xlcrg.jpg2012-08-20T09:29:00ZDeacon Blue play their first live radio session for 20 years to celebrate the release of their new studio album The Hipsters and to mark the 25th anniversary of Raintown.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/1d46cb3a-8071-45ba-855e-74e3cff20974?clipfocus=p00xldj0Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 2 mins
Deacon Blue: Exclusive Session for Edith Bowman
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Deacon Blue are a Scottish pop band formed in Glasgow during 1985. Their name was taken from the title of the Steely Dan song "Deacon Blues". The line-up of the band consists of vocalists Ricky Ross and Lorraine McIntosh, keyboard player James Prime and drummer Dougie Vipond. The original Deacon Blue band also included Ewen Vernal as bass guitarist. The original guitarist in Deacon Blue was the late Graeme Kelling; the current Deacon Blue guitarist is Gregor Philp and the current bass guitarist is Lewis Gordon. Although Kelling and Philp are the only two official Deacon Blue guitarists, a few others have played guitar for Deacon Blue albums; for their 2001 studio album 'Homesick' (which was recorded when Kelling was ill), the guitarist was swapped around for different tracks, with Mick Slaven or Davy Scott playing when Graeme Kelling found it too difficult.
The band released their debut album, Raintown, on 1 May 1987 in the United Kingdom and in the United States on February 1988. The album has the overtones of a concept album relating to the struggles of getting by in life in the inner city of urban life - the city being unmistakably Glasgow, referenced by the roots of the band and by the images on the cover of the album, the view of a rainy day over Glasgow's West End (with the Finnieston Crane featuring prominently) and, on the rear, a long-exposure capture of the Kingston Bridge blasting through the city centre at night. Their second album, When the World Knows Your Name (1989) topped the UK Albums Chart for two weeks, and included "Real Gone Kid" which became their first UK top ten single.