Scotland v Czech Republic Playlist and The Southern Gatherin'

Very busy weekend at Woosh Entertainments.  Rugby, Football, Athletics and the inaugural Southern Gatherin' Music Festival.

Let's start with the football!  Happy to admit that was the lowest I've ever felt after a sporting event.  Ironically, in the match day programme there was an interview with Graeme and myself about the role we play on match days.  I'd been at pains to mention that I don't get caught up in the excitement and try to remain focused.  Well when Darren Fletcher scored even I was out my seat (before checking if the goal had been disallowed for offside, then hitting play on 500 Miles!) 

On Friday was honoured to be asked to record an intro for Real Radio Scotland's pre-match "An Hour of Scotland" show on Saturday.  Scotland players past and present, fans, and some special guests were asked to pick the tune that they love to hear when Scotland play. I chose Gun!

Here's the tunes from Saturday.

Pre-Match
The Blue Nile - Tinseltown In The Rain
Mogwai – San Pedro  
Frightened Rabbit – Head Rolls Off 
The Silencers – I Can Feel It    
Kassidy – Stray Cat 
Twin Atlantic – Make A Beast of Myself  
Glasvegas – Geraldine    
Gun – Steal Your Fire   
Biffy Clyro – Mountains 
Paolo Nutini – Pencil of Lead  
Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
Primal Scream - Rocks
Simple Minds – Waterfront   
Deacon Blue - Dignity
The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
Tartan Specials - We'll Be Coming
Dario G - Carnival De Paris

Team Entrance
UEFA Anthem
Craig Armstrong - Escape
Biffy Clyro - The Captain

Half Time
Runrig - Loch Lomond
The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

Full time
Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
Frankie Miller - Caledonia
The Silencers - Wild Mountain Thyme
GoGoBot - Turn The World Around


After the drama of the football I headed to Peebles for the inaugural Southern Gatherin' Music Festival.   A line up of over 20 bands playing, free, in The Bridge Inn and The Courthouse.  The festival was the brainchild of Andy Tucker and, in his own inimitable style, he gathered together a quite superb array of talent to play over the weekend. 

Some great performances and it would be wrong to single out any of the bands for special praise.  If you are a music fan then I'd suggest heading over to Spotify and listen to some of the acts on this playlist.

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