The Proclaimers Biography (Wikipedia)
The Proclaimers are a Scottish music duo composed of twin brothers Charlie and Craig Reid (born 5 March 1962). They are best known for their songs "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)", "Sunshine on Leith", "I'm On My Way" and "Letter from America", and their singing style with a Scottish accent. The band tours extensively throughout the world. They have released 11 studio albums since 1987, with the latest being The Angry Cyclist (August 2018), as well as three compilation albums and a DVD.
- "We tried being Welsh but it didn't work"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06qy8bq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06qy8bq.jpg2018-11-06T15:55:00.000ZThe Proclaimers discuss the album Angry Cyclist, and touring after thirty years.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06qy5c2
"We tried being Welsh but it didn't work"
- The Proclaimers: "It's never the same set two nights running"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06jq97p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06jq97p.jpg2018-08-29T08:05:00.000ZCraig Reid on keeping tours fresh, writing new songs and their home town of Edinburgh.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06jq8tv
The Proclaimers: "It's never the same set two nights running"
- The Proclaimers interviewed at Lakefesthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06hkfv3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06hkfv3.jpg2018-08-15T15:41:00.000ZOne of the Sunday headliners at Lakefest, this year, were Scottish brothers The Proclaimers.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06hkd4m
The Proclaimers interviewed at Lakefest
- Trailer for The Proclaimers: This is the Storyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p055zr0k.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p055zr0k.jpg2017-06-10T18:15:00.000ZSuperfan David Tennant meets Auchtermuchty’s most famous identical twinshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0554qsb
Trailer for The Proclaimers: This is the Story
- The Proclaimers enter the Singers Hall of Fame!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03n6ff6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03n6ff6.jpg2016-03-20T20:45:00.000ZThe Proclaimers enter the Singers Hall of Fame!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03n6h2t
The Proclaimers enter the Singers Hall of Fame!
- The Proclaimers Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p033pfw8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p033pfw8.jpg2015-09-27T12:39:00.000ZShow favourites The Proclaimers performed their new single and Letter From Americahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p033pmz0
The Proclaimers Live in Session
- Listen: The Proclaimers in conversation with Gerry Kellyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02pzfl7.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02pzfl7.jpg2015-04-25T13:55:00.000Z"folk know that we're not kiddin'...and we're not" - The Proclaimershttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02pzfnq
Listen: The Proclaimers in conversation with Gerry Kelly
- Piece of music, or anthem?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p014kdlf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p014kdlf.jpg2013-02-08T14:45:00.000ZJonathan Maitland discovers how the Proclaimers song 'Sunshine on Leith' became a much-loved anthem for a changing city. He discusses the song's impact around Edinburgh and beyond.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p014n59p
Piece of music, or anthem?
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