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Alasdair Gray: A Life in Progress

by Scott Twynholm

Soundtrack album for the documentary of the same name about the life of acclaimed Scottish artitist and novelist Alasdair Gray. An eclectic mix of chamber-pop vignettes, miniature piano dramas and electro soundscapes.
Genre: Spoken Word: With Music
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1. Writing on a Train
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2. Early Days
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3. The Art School Dance
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4. Lanark
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5. Unthank
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6. The Old School Clock
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7. 1982 Janine
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8. Good for You Leo
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9. The Glasgow Where I Lived
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10. Notes from the Underground
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11. Òran Mór, a Work in Progress
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12. A Sentimental Song (feat. Biggi Hilmars)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Scott Twynholm is a Scottish composer and musician.

He works in film, dance, theatre and art.

He was a member of Looper with Stuart David of Belle and Sebastian and went on to form the electro-pop band Hoboken with filmmaker Jonathan Carr. He also releases solo material under the name Metrovavan.

Released as a limited edition vinyl on De-Fence Records, Alasdair Gray: A Life In Progress picked up airplay on BBC Radio 3 and BBC 6 music crossing the boundaries between contemporary classical and indie-pop.

"The record is as warm, entertaining and enlightening as Gray himself. Twynholm has created not only a lovely album, but a colourful and affectionate portrait of this truly singular artist's life." Nicola Meighan, The List

Original De-Fence album sleeve notes:

All music written, performed and produced by Scott Twynholm
The Glasgow Where I Lived written, performed and produced by Scott Twynholm and Biggi Hilmars
The Art School Dance written by Scott Twynholm and Stuart Brown

Recorded in The Backroom, Glasgow
Drums and Percussion recorded by Stuart Evans at Green Door Studio, Glasgow

Mastered by Samuel Smith, Green Door Studio Mastering Service, Glasgow

Artwork by Alasdair Gray with cover design and layout by Gavin Brown

Additional musicians:

Stuart Brown Drums, Percussion and Bicycle Wheel
Neil Cameron Double Bass
Biggi Hilmars Vocals, Banjo
Claire Knight Violin
Greg Sinclair Cello

Alasdair Gray Spoken Word

Thanks to Kevin Cameron, John Archer, Biggi Hilmars, Gavin Brown and Kate Colin

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