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Edwyn Collins Moving Back To Scotland

29th September 2014

Rocker Edwyn Collins is leaving London and moving back to his native ScotlandThe former Orange Juice frontman is originally from Edinburgh but moved to the British capital after the band split in the 1980s. Collins...

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20th June 2014

Rising hip-hop trio Young Fathers have seen off competition from acts including Biffy Clyro, Edwyn Collins and Mogwai to win the 2014 Scottish Album of the Year Award for their 2013 record Tape Two.

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Biffy Clyro, Edwyn Collins And Mogwai To Compete For Scottish Music Prize

24th April 2014

Biffy Clyro, Edwyn Collins and Mogwai are among the Scottish artists who will compete for the country's top music prize.Biffy Clyro's record Opposites is in the running for the prestigious Scottish Album of the Year...

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Edwyn Collins Regained Memories While Making Documentary

16th March 2014

Scottish rocker Edwyn Collins was "reassembling his past" during interviews for a documentary about his life.The Possibilities Are Endless, which premiered at South By Southwest Festival (Sxsw) in Texas on Sunday (09Mar14), tells the story...

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14th November 2013

Daft Punk, Sir Paul Mccartney and Edwyn Collins have been shortlisted for the 2013 Art Vinyl prize, which will be decided by a public vote.

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Arctic Monkeys And Madness Up For Aim Awards

27th September 2012

Adele, Arctic Monkeys and Madness are all nominated for Association of Independent Music (AIM) Awards.The annual awards show honours UK acts signed to independent labels, with this year's nominations led by heavy metal group Enter...

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Edwyn Collins To Receive Career Honour

2nd August 2012

Scottish rocker Edwyn Collins is set to be honoured for his music career at an awards ceremony in London in November (11).The former Orange Juice frontman will be presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Music...

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3rd July 2012

Scottish pop star Edwyn Collins has launched his own record label. The former Orange Juice frontman has set up Aed Records to put out new releases in old-style vinyl format.

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James Morrison Back To Basics On New Album

16th May 2011

James Morrison "tried to forget" some of the things he'd learned about making music for his third album. The 'Broken Strings' hitmaker has recently completed recording on his third album, and wanted it to be...

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Franz Ferdinand Rumoured For All Tomorrow's Parties

24th November 2010

Franz Ferdinand are rumoured to be preparing for a live return to the UK in December.Fans are hoping the band will be surprise guests at the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) Bowlie 2 Weekender - curated...

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Collins Would Have Rather Died Than Not Make Music

17th September 2010

Scottish singer EDWYN COLLINS is glad he suffered no serious longterm effects from his stroke five years ago (05) - because he would rather die than stop making music.The former Orange Juice star was struck...

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Stars Line Up To Help Collins With Comeback Album

17th June 2010

FRANZ FERDINAND stars ALEX KAPRANOS and NICK MCCARTHY, MAGIC NUMBERS frontman ROMEO STODDART and JOHNNY MARR are among the stars who will appear on Scottish singer/songwriter EDWYN COLLINS' first full-length album since suffering a stroke...

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Collins' New Way Of Writing Songs

7th June 2010

Scottish pop star EDWYN COLLINS creates his songs with the help of a $30 (£20) voice recorder after two brain haemorrhages in 2005 left him struggling to write.The former Orange Juice frontman almost died after...

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Franz Ferdinand's Secret Songs

21st May 2010

Franz Ferdinand are determined to keep their new album a secret.The Scottish rockers are currently working on the follow-up to 2009's 'Tonight: Franz Ferdinand' but frontman Alex Kapranos is concerned he will "spoil" the record...

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Best Band Muse

26th October 2009

Muse have been named Best Act In The World Today - but were unable to celebrate the accolade.The Devonshire trio were bestowed the honour at the Q Awards in London today (26.10.09) but were forced...

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Collins Celebrates Copyright Victory

15th October 2009

Scottish pop star EDWYN COLLINS is celebrating victory over his former record label WARNER MUSIC GROUP after a long battle over the rights to his most famous hit A GIRL LIKE YOU.Warner's bosses banned Collins...

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The Things They Say 13135

10th August 2009

"I can't play guitar and I miss it a lot. But at least I'm alive and happy." Scottish star EDWYN COLLINS on what he misses most after suffering a stroke.

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Orange Juice Reform

27th October 2008

Rock band ORANGE JUICE are to reform - just three years after frontman EDWYN COLLINS almost died from a brain haemorrhage. The group will reunite to play a one-off gig for the Nordoff-Robbins charity in...

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Collins Displays Artwork In London

29th August 2008

Scottish singer-songwriter EDWYN COLLINS will exhibit pictures he drew while recovering from a double brain haemorrhage at an art exhibition in London. The former Orange Juice frontman almost died after suffering two brain haemorrhages in...

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Collins Comeback Complete With Glastonbury Show

28th June 2008

Scottish singer-songwriter EDWYN COLLINS served up the most emotional performance on the first day of this year's (08) Glastonbury Festival in England after battling back from illness to perform at the event. The former Orange...

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Collins Performing His Way Back To Health

11th June 2008

Scottish singer EDWYN COLLINS is delighted to be getting back on stage for a series of gigs this summer (08) - as performing is helping him recover from a near fatal brain haemorrhage. The former...

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Collins Struggles To Remember His Songs

3rd May 2008

British singer-songwriter EDWYN COLLINS is struggling to get through live shows after suffering two strokes - because he can't always remember his lyrics. The former Orange Juice frontman suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2005 and...

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Collins To Perform His First Gig In Two Years

11th October 2007

Scottish singer EDWYN COLLINS is to perform live for the first time since he fell victim to a life-threatening condition in 2005. The former Orange Juice frontman, who scored a huge solo hit in 1995...

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Collins Makes Comeback After Brain Haemorrhage

25th June 2007

Scottish singer EDWYN COLLINS will release his first album since undergoing surgery to treat two cerebral brain haemorrhages in February 2005. The former Orange Juice frontman, who scored a huge solo hit in 1995 with...

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Collins Finally In Studio After Illness

9th April 2007

Scottish musician EDWYN COLLINS is determined to finish an album he started just months before he suffered a massive stroke and caught an MRSA infection. The A GIRL LIKE YOU singer had two brain haemorrhages...

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Collins' Comeback

5th August 2006

Scottish pop star EDWYN COLLINS is ready to start making music again - after suffering two near-fatal brain haemorrhages last year (05). The 46-year-old ORANGE JUICE star is learning to read again and is able...

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Collins' Has Metal Plate Put In Skull

7th December 2005

Scottish musician EDWYN COLLINS has had a titanium plate fitted inside his skull to aid his rehabilitation after suffering a double brain haemorrhage in February (05). The ORANGE JUICE star, 46, underwent the operation...

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Collins Will Be Back

3rd November 2005

Scottish punk rocker EDWYN COLLINS has vowed to continue making music after suffering a brain haemorrhage in February this year (05). The ORANGE JUICE frontman is now partially paralysed and suffers speech difficulties, but...

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Collins Home After Brain Surgery

15th August 2005

LATEST: Scottish singer EDWYN COLLINS has returned home after spending six months in hospital - the former ORANGE JUICE singer suffered two brain haemorrhages and later contracted superbug MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus). The A...

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Edwyn Collins Takes First Steps

2nd August 2005

LATEST: EDWYN COLLINS has taken his first steps since suffering two brain haemorrhages and enduring a subsequent battle with hospital superbug MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus), and is expected to leave hospital within weeks. The...

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