Fiona’s Scottish Artist Playlist

Scottish Artists Playlist – Monday 21st January 2019

On Monday 21st January, my show was dedicated to music from Scottish artists – it was a lot of fun picking tracks to play, and a real journey into Scottish music as well.

The playlist spanned 4 decades, and covered everything from funk to rock, and everything in between.  I’ve actually got enough music to present another two and a half shows with only Scottish artists – and to be fair, we could probably have an entire series of programmes on the topic!

You’ll notice that there are some links between the tracks (e.g. Bobby Gillespie was the drummer in Jesus & Mary Chain, and went on to form Primal Scream etc) – this is a recurring theme on the music scene in Scotland, with some artists appearing in several bands.  A great example is Johnny McElhone, possibly best known for being one part of Texas – he was also a prominent member of both Altered Images and Hipsway.

Anyway, without further ado, here’s the tracklist from the show…


Glasvegas – Geraldine

Jesus & Mary Chain – April Skies

Primal Scream – Country Girl

Aneka – Japanese Boy

Capercaillie – Coisich a ruin

Gary Innes – The Caman Man

Runrig – Clash of the Ash

Calvin Harris – Ready for the Weekend

Average White Band – Lets Go Round Again

Mary Kiani – When I Call Your Name

Paolo Nutini – Alloway Grove

Texas – Detroit City


Soup Dragons – I’m Free

HiFi Sean – Testify

Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending

Annie Lennox – Little Bird

The Shamen – Move Any Mountain

Finey Quaye – Love Gets Sweeter

The Skids – Into The Valley

Big Country – Fields of Fire

Bay City Rollers – Shang-a-lang

Emeli Sande – Next to Me

Darius – Colourblind

Biffy Clyro – Bubbles

Aztec Camera – Somewhere in My Heart

Deacon Blue – Twist & Shout

Orange Juice – Rip it Up

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