I had intended to do a review of the Delgados concert at The Barrowlands last Wednesday but I decided that I couldn't improve on the reviews by Murray on Everything Flows and the Blogmaster himself JC. It was pretty special.
By way of compensation I am throwing in a picture of JC at the gig. That's him in the bottom left hand corner singing his little heart out. I had the pleasure of catching up with him , Aldo and Colin which made the night even more special.
By my reckoning as part of a total career retrospective they performed 8 of the 10 songs on JC's recent ICA and 8 from my earler one and still had room for another 7.Where the band, and in particular Emma Pollock, got the energy from I'll never know. They must have been running on pure adrenaline.
They even went as far back as their 1995 CHEM1 debut release Monica Webster. Given that it was also Burns Night the ever topical Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation got at airing.
I'm sure that everyone who had the honour of being there would agree it was an unforgettable night.