EDWYN COLLINS RETURNS

 Edwyn Collins Announces details of new album and London show.  Edwyn Collins has announced details of the release of his new album, his 7th solo long-player, and a London show in September. Losing Sleep, will be released through Heavenly Recordings on Monday September 13th 2010.  It includes tracks co-written and featuring Johnny Marr, Roddy Frame, Alex Kapranos & Nick McCarthy of Franz Ferdinand, Romeo Stodart of The Magic Numbers, Ryan Jarman of The Cribs and The Drums and is the first album Edwyn¹s written and recorded since his serious illness in 2005. The full track listing of the album is as follows:  1.   Losing Sleep  2.   What Is My Role? (Co-written with Ryan Jarman) 3.   Do It Again (Co-written with Alex Kapranos & Nick McCarthy) 4.   Humble 5.   Bored 6.   In Your Eyes (Co-written with The Drums) 7.   I Still Believe In You (Co-written with Ryan Jarman) 8.   Come Tomorrow, Come Today (Co-written with Johnny Marr) 9.   It Dawns On Me (Co-written with Romeo Stodart) 10. Over The Hill 11. All My Days (Co-written with Roddy Frame) 12. Searching For The Truth  The 12-track album was recorded at Edwyn¹s own West Heath Studios between November 2008 and May 2010 and produced by Edwyn and Sebastian Lewsley The pair have worked together since 1993 and more recently stood shoulder to shoulder as Edwyn has regained his studio skills.  It also features Edwyn¹s regular cast of band members - Paul Cook, Dave Ruffy, Carwyn Ellis, Sean Read, Barrie Cadogan, Andy Hackett, Luca Santucci and William Collins.  In 2005 Edwyn suffered a pair of life-threatening cerebral haemorrhages yet by October 2007 he was back on stage performing at the BBC Electric Proms and in the middle of a November night 2008, the urge to write songs, which had deserted Edwyn since his illness, made an abrupt return. It happened that suddenly, to his great joy. Nowadays, he thinks about songs all the time, just like he used to before 2005.  Edwyn has also announced a number of performances over the summer and a headline show at London¹s Queen Elizabeth Hall. The full list of shows are as follows:  AUGUST 15th                        Inverness Book Festival (Acoustic show) SEPTEMBER 10th                        Larmer Tree Gardens            End Of The Road Festival 23rd                        London                                    Queen Elizabeth Hall  Tickets for the QEH show are priced at £22 & £18 and will be available via www.southbankcentre.co.uk <http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk>  from 9am Thursday June 3rd. Further headline shows will be announced shortly.  A 7-cd Orange Juice box-set will also released on the same day via Domino. The set includes the 4 original studio albums, which have been un-available for a number of years. 
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