Edwyn Collins

by elmergantry


Went to see the great Edwyn Collins here in Sydney at the weekend. Despite all the trials he has been through in recent years, this was one of the most life-affirming and enjoyable gigs I have been at in a long time…

Collin’s lack of pretension, his good-humoured and witty banter, and his obvious enthusiasm for music-making and for the excellent playing of his fine backing musicians (James Walbourne and Carwyn Ellis) were enough to win over even a jaded cynic like me.

And to top it all, he even played ‘Felicity’ – one of the greatest pop songs of the 1980s: