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Options September 6, 2018: The Highlands and Lowlands.... I'm getting anxious about going! Scotland part 1

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
The Associates  Boys Keep Swinging   Options The Very Best of the Associates   
The Blue Nile  Tinseltown in the Rain   Options A Walk Across Rooftops  0:04:25 ()
Hipsway  The Honeythief   Options Living in Oblivion: The 80's Greatest Hits Vol. 5  0:10:20 ()
Big Country  Fields of Fire   Options New Wave Hits of the 80's: Just Can't Get Enough Vol 12  0:13:30 ()
Aztec Camera  Walk Out to Winter   Options High Land, Hard Rain  0:16:53 ()
Simple Minds  Promised You a Miracle   Options Glittering Prize 81/92  0:20:17 ()
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  0:24:42 ()
Franz Ferdinand  Jacqueline   Options Franz Ferdinand  0:29:22 ()
The Jesus & Mary Chain  Far Gone And Out   Options Honey's Dead  0:32:36 ()
We Were Promised Jetpacks  It's Thunder and It's Lightning   Options These Four Walls  0:35:21 ()
The Rezillos  (My Baby Does) Good Sculptures   Options Can't Stand The Rezillos: The (Almost) Complete Rezillos  0:40:14 ()
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  0:43:24 ()
Life Without Buildings  New Town   Options Any Other City  0:48:21 ()
Shop Assistants  Caledonian Road   Options Shop Assistants Anthology (1985-1986)  0:53:49 ()
The Pastels  Nothing To Be Done   Options Truckload of Trouble  0:55:58 ()
The Spook School  I'll Be Honest   Options Dress Up  0:59:44 ()
Josef K  Sorry For Laughing   Options The Only Fun in Town  1:02:30 ()
Altered Images  I Could Be Happy   Options I Could Be Happy: Best of Altered Images  1:05:41 ()
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  1:09:19 ()
Eurythmics  Monkey Monkey   Options Boxed  1:18:28 ()
Mogwai  Punk Rock   Options Come On Die Young  1:25:34 ()
Arab Strap  The First Big Weekend   Options Arab Strap  1:25:58 ()
The Vaselines  You Think You're a Man   Options Enter The Vaselines  1:30:35 ()
Fire Engines  Get Up and Use Me   Options Hungry Beat  1:36:12 ()
Bis  Kandy Pop (John Peel Session)   Options The Anthology- 20 Years of Antiseptic Poetry  1:38:20 ()
Oi Polloi  Boot Down the Doors   Options Rot Records Punk Singles Colletion  1:41:06 ()
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  1:43:43 ()
The Cocteau Twins  Those Eyes, That Mouth   Options Love's Easy Tears  1:48:11 ()
The Close Lobsters  Lovely Little Swan   Options Headache Rhetoric  1:51:29 ()
Belle & Sebastian  If You're Feeling Sinister   Options If You're Feeling Sinister  1:55:08 ()
Camera Obscura  Honey in the Sun   Options My Maudlin Career  2:00:23 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 9:27am annie:

i'm early enough to get a good seat! i hope you have the Nat-Geo collection from the 70s, it's a keeper. good morning!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:07pm Sem:

Hello, Ms. M., annie.

Once you've had a good long look at Scotland, you might consider New Scotland, Nova Scotia, specifically, Cape Breton. The physical similarities of the terrain are amazing. But not magic, when Europe split off of North America (Pangea), part of Nova Scotia ended up in what is now Scotland. For true.
  Thu. 9/6/18 12:08pm JuStUrMoM:

You’re making me think of starting to pack...
  Thu. 9/6/18 12:08pm elwyn:

hello everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 12:11pm Meghan:

Hey there everyone! I've actually started packing already. The temperature is 20 degrees cooler than here right now, so it's not all the same clothes!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:12pm Dave B:

Scotland - where the men are men and the sheep run scared!
  Thu. 9/6/18 12:12pm elwyn:

i am going to riot if we don't get The Proclaimers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 12:13pm Meghan:

Elwyn, there is 2 weeks of this.... so it *might* be next week!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:14pm Parq:

Never been to Scotland, but I agree that the Cape Breton section of Nova Scotia (the east end of the island) is well worth seeing. We stayed in a cabin on a hillside with a commanding view of the valley on the north side of the peninsula. Magic.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:14pm Dave B:

I sent you that Martyn Bennett this AM. Don't forget APB!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:14pm Dave B:

I just booked November vacation. 1 week in Tokyo and then a week in Hong Kong
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 12:18pm Meghan:

Nice Dave! I got the Martyn Bennett... put down APB in the post on Facebook so I don't forget!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:19pm Dave B:

I'll send you the APB I have...
  Thu. 9/6/18 12:19pm elwyn:

so I only get to riot in at least one week.

Spiderman comes out on PS4 tomorrow. I want to see how well Evil Brady's apartment block is represented in it.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:22pm Dave B:

Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:23pm Dave B:

Elwyn - did they film in my neighborhood? I can't recall.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:28pm Parq:

In the 60s? Take along you tie-dye and be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.
  Thu. 9/6/18 12:28pm elwyn:

not sure how the game developers created Manhatten. your place is close to a landmark or two so it should be covered.
  Thu. 9/6/18 12:46pm elwyn:

will you eat haggis?
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:48pm KP:

They like a wee drink in Scotland
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 12:48pm doctorjazz:

Hi underwater dwellers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 12:49pm Meghan:

I will definitely partake in having a wee dram here and there.... And if haggis is offered, I'll totally try it. Why not?
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:55pm Dave B:

Who's drinking wee? That's DISGUSTING!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 12:55pm Meghan:

Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:56pm Sem:

It figures the allegedly tight-fisted Scots could come up w/ a measure like a wee dram. One eighth of an (imperial) ounce.

Scottish humour runs to things like inventing haggis and calling it food, and golf, a game played with implements ill-suited to the purpose.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:57pm Dave B:

And the caber toss....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 12:57pm Meghan:

If there was mini golf at St. Andrews.... I'll be all over that!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:58pm Parq:

You should watch the Bugs Bunny 'toon "My Bunny Lies Over the Ocean". It will prepare you for Scotland and Scots. Well no, it won't actually, but you'll have fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 12:59pm Meghan:

hahaha, true, it will be fun nonetheless!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 12:59pm Sem:

@Dave B.: DIY hernia making.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

20 degrees cooler sounds nice. It's so hot up here today that they sent the school kids home early.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:08pm Meghan:

Kids here had a half day as well. My schools growing up never had AC.
  Thu. 9/6/18 1:09pm julie:

Randall and I are listening!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:14pm northguineahills:

When have we ever been ruly?
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:15pm northguineahills:

  Thu. 9/6/18 1:15pm elwyn:

i need to go to bed. too sleepy to riot. goodnight everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:16pm The Oscar:

My cousin once pulled me aside (at a funeral!) to tell me about the theory that the Loch Ness Monster was actually a demon conjured by Aleister Crowley, but he was called upon to the British Psi-Ops program before he could send it back. I WANT TO BELIEVE.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:16pm northguineahills:

Outlander shows a good portrait of that rebellion. (tv series).
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:17pm northguineahills:

Glencoe, where my ancestors came from.....
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:18pm Sem:

G'night, elwyn!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:20pm Meghan:

NGH- the tour I'm on is based on that book series Night Elwyn- no riots tonight!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:20pm Parq:

Oscar, I'll have what your cousin was having.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:21pm Meghan:

I'm going to find that monster!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:23pm Dave B:

The Fratellis are on the shortlist?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:24pm Meghan:

They are! Song preference?
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:25pm northguineahills:

One of my ancestors, the Duke of Argyle, supported the rebellion, and was rendered landless afterwards. His son then went to now Canada, and his grandson the went to Michigan during the Civil War.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:26pm Dave B:

Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:27pm northguineahills:

Other ancestors were mostly scattered and became merchants in England and Edinburgh.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:29pm Parq:

Has anyone been to both the Scottish highlands and western Ireland? I'm curious as to how they compare.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:30pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Meghan and snorkelers
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:31pm northguineahills:

The Vaselines make me smile....!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:31pm The Oscar:

Vaselines! I was so surprised when I heard the original version of this song to realize that there were actual verses and lyrics.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:40pm northguineahills:

Never heard this Bis!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:43pm northguineahills:

not to be confused w/ the Christian punk band, Hoi Polloi...(don't ask why I know about them).
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:45pm Parq:

Bis came to my attention when my kid was young, since they did the cheerfully noisy closing theme for the Powerpuff Girls show.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:47pm Dave B:

Would you lie to us?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:48pm Stanley:

Scots Wha Hae. Back from holidays in Portugal and checking in.
For the record, Sem, whisky is served by the quarter gill (35ml), up here, otherwise known as a 'nip'. A 'dram' just means a small glass of that wondrous fluid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:50pm Meghan:

I have a friend who also just got back from Portugal! It's the happening spot
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:52pm Sigurður:

Ochh Ay me Bonnie Meg, did you have a glance at documentaries?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:53pm Meghan:

I did! The first one didn't work.... but I watched the second one!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:54pm Sigurður:

Good on ya! Sooo any good?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:54pm Meghan:

Oh I am beyond prepared!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:55pm Dave B:

Didn't Madonna buy some property in Lisbon last year?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:57pm Stanley:

Lisbon, for sure, is kicking. Being built on hills, all over are 'miradouros', viewpoints over the city and cool places to hang out in the evenings.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:57pm KP:

Scottish bands I’ve seen: Proclaimers, Big Country, Bay City Rollers, the Alarm
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 1:57pm Sigurður:

Lol.... Just remember to order a dram of chicken! It is always some sort of delight in memory having ordered a chicken and receive a brownish liquid...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 1:59pm Meghan:

Yeah, they said that Lisbon and Porto were definitely hilly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 2:00pm Stanley:

....Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Texas, this lot (Belle & Sebastian), Mogwai, Nazareth......
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 2:00pm Sem:

Obrigado, Stanley!

Hello, on-shore Sigurður!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 2:00pm Stanley:

Hola Sem
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/6/18 2:01pm Meghan:

hmmmmm, I've seen Belle & Sebastian, Cocteau Twins, Jesus & Mary Chain, Mogwai.....
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 2:02pm KP:

Camera Obscura, too!
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 2:03pm Sem:

Stealers Wheel.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 2:04pm coelacanth∅:

i saw the cocteau twins at the first (& i guess one of the only?) guinness flead in the 90s. they played mostly irish jigs and such.
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 2:05pm Sigurður:

Ay sem á big hello 2 ya
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 2:06pm coelacanth∅:

i didn't know they were scottish. (i've seen the alarm too, who i also didn't know was scottish)
Avatar Thu. 9/6/18 2:08pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Meghan
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