Edwyn Collins
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p01bqdx4.jpg
1959-08-23
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/14c0c282-e0c1-46fe-acd1-9a015ba721c5
Edwyn Collins

Edwyn Collins Biography (Wikipedia)

Edwyn Stephen Collins (born 23 August 1959) is a Scottish musician, producer and record label owner from Edinburgh, Scotland. Collins was the lead singer for the 1980s post-punk band Orange Juice, which he co-founded. Following the group's split in 1985, Collins started a solo career. His 1995 single "A Girl Like You" was a worldwide hit.

In February 2005, Collins was hospitalized following two cerebral haemorrhages which resulted in aphasia, and he subsequently underwent a months-long rehabilitation period. Collins resumed his musical career in 2007. A documentary film on his recovery, titled The Possibilities Are Endless, was released in 2014.

Collins was the co-founder of the indie record label Postcard Records and co-founded a second label, Analogue Enhanced Digital, in 2011. Collins has also worked as an illustrator, television actor, television producer and record producer. He won an Ivor Novello Award, the Ivor Inspiration Award, in 2009.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Edwyn Collins Performances & Interviews


Edwyn Collins Tracks

Sort by

Edwyn Collins
A Girl Like You
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p0222fzb.jpg
link
A Girl Like You
Edwyn Collins
Make Me Feel Again (Mark Radcliffe session 19th Sept 1994)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqdx4.jpg
link
Make Me Feel Again (Mark Radcliffe session 19th Sept 1994)
Edwyn Collins
Gorgeous George (Mark Radcliffe session 19th Sept 1994)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqdx4.jpg
link
Gorgeous George (Mark Radcliffe session 19th Sept 1994)
Edwyn Collins
A Girl Like You (Mark Radcliffe session 19th Sept 1994)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqdx4.jpg
link
A Girl Like You (Mark Radcliffe session 19th Sept 1994)
Load more tracks
Playlists featuring Edwyn Collins

Latest Edwyn Collins News

    7 musical comebacks that defied medical odds
    Broken vertebrae, severed limbs, dysphonia and other career-threatening conditions that pop stars suffered, and overcame
Back to artist