Top of Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX

Mull Historical Society

At Oran Mor

Mull Historical Society Presents “Bookends” with Special Guest Authors Val McDermid, Liz Lochhead & James Robertson — ‘Performing ‘In My Mind There’s A Room’ & ’This Is Hope’ albums in entirety. Full band shows

Colin MacIntyre is a multi-award-winning musician, producer, author and playwright. Born into a family of writers and musicians on the isle of Mull in the Scottish Hebrides, he has released 9 acclaimed albums to date internationally, most notably under the pseudonym ‘Mull Historical SocietyLinks to an external site.‘, having achieved two UK Top 20 albums and six Top 40 singles, since his Gold-selling debut album, ‘Loss’. Colin has sold more than 1 million records and his new acclaimed MHS album, ‘In My Mind There’s A RoomLinks to an external si was produced by Colin and is a collaboration with some of the world’s leading authors, recorded in a very significant room to him: his poet-grandfather’s front room back in Tobermory. He therefore asked these authors for original words on a significant room to them, which he fashioned into new songs recorded back in Tobermory: Jacqueline Wilson, Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, Jennifer Clement, Nick Hornby, Sebastian Barry, Jackie Kay, Liz Lochhead, Alan Warner, Stephen Kelman, James Robertson, U.S. Natl Book Award-winner Jason Mott.

There has also been the release of an expansive 80-track ANTHOLOGY BOX SET with 36 Page Booklet, TITLED: ‘ARCHAEOLOGY: COMPLETE RECORDINGS 2000-2004’, plus SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY VINYL RE-ISSUES OF HIS FIRST THREE MHS ALBUMS: LOSS, US & THIS IS HOPE — recently turned 20 and for the first time on vinyl.

MacIntyre has been voted Scotland’s Top Creative Talent at the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards, as well as into the Greatest Scottish Artists of All Time public poll, and has toured worldwide, including with REM, The Strokes & Elbow. He has performed on ‘Later With Jools Holland’, MTV, as well as across many networks worldwide. Colin has collaborated with a range of artists including Snow Patrol, Annie Lennox, Irvine Welsh (‘Trainspotting’) and King Creosote. Colin is signed to Xtra Mile Recordings / Mute Song Publishing, where he also writes for emerging artists. As an author he has published three booksLinks to an external site. to date, including his debut novel ‘The Letters of Ivor Punch’, which won the Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award, was shortlisted for The Guardian’s ‘Not The Booker Prize’, and has been adapted for the stage by Colin. He has also published a memoir and a children’s book, ‘The Humdrum Drum’. He is a visiting contributor at Scotland’s National Writing Centre. His first Crime novel ‘When The Needle Drops’ is published May 2024.


Feb 08 2024


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