Mogwai, The Pastels, Franz Ferdinand, Out Lines and Marnie are just some of the bands who have donated tracks to a new charity compilation, ‘Glasgow Nights’.
All proceeds from the 14-track release go to Money Advice Scotland, an anti-poverty charity whose mission statement is to be “the driving force towards financial well-being for the people of Scotland.”
Also on the album are RM Hubbert, LYLO, Hairband, Roddy Hart and the Lonesome Fire, Sacred Paws, Errors, Roddy Hart & the Lonesome Fire and Spinning Coin, while there are a couple of surprise tracks included – from composers Mike Moran and Colin Tully, donating their theme tracks from ‘Taggart’ and ‘Gregory’s Girl’ respectively.
Glasgow Nights, a new compilation album, brings together a who’s who great Glasgow bands on one record in aid of charity Money Advice Scotland.
Mogwai, who have donated ‘Eternal Panther’ – the B-side to single ‘Party in the Dark’ said: “We’re really happy to donate a track to support Money Advice Scotland who work to improve the financial well-being of the people of Scotland.”
Other acts on the album, which is available as a download for a suggested donation of £5, include Hairband – consisting of of members from Spinning Coin, Lush Purr and Breakfast Muff – with a brand new song ‘Flying’.
Roddy Hart & the Lonesome Fire have provided ‘Kingdom Over Again’, a previously unreleased outtake from current album Swithering.
Spinning Coin’s tune is also something of a rarity, an exclusive track in ‘Never Ends’, which is taken from the sessions for their Edwyn Collins-produced album Permo.
The full track listing reads thus:
Mogwai – ‘Eternal Panther’
Hairband – ‘Flying’
The Pastels – ‘Boats’
Mike Moran – ‘No Mean City’ (Theme From ‘Taggart’)
Spinning Coin – ‘Never Ends’
Colin Tulley – Theme From ‘Gregory’s Girl’
Marnie – ‘Electric Youth’
Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire – ‘Kingdom Over Again’
RM Hubbert – ‘Simple Things’
LYLO – ‘Everything’s Cool’
Sacred Paws – ‘Wet Graffiti’
Out Lines – ‘There Is A Saved Place’
Errors – ‘Genuflections’
Franz Ferdinand – ‘Lazy Boy’