A decade ago Colin MacIntyre a.k.a. Mull Historical Society was opening for The Strokes on their inaugural UK tour. At the time cited as a possible "next big thing", heavy MTV2 rotation and a couple of minor hit singles followed, and then as with so many artists burdened by the weight of expectation the short ride back to obscurity ensued. Despite the contrasting fortunes between Mull Historical Society and his former tour buddies Casablancas et al, it didn't stop MacIntyre from continuing to make music under both his own and the Mull Historical Society monikers.
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