Late Night Stargazing

This is a bit special.

In 2019, Karine Polwart released Karine Polwart’s Scottish Songbook, an anthology of reworkings of contemporary material covering some fifty years of Scottish pop and rock.

There’s much to be loved on the album, with covers of songs like The Waterboys’ The Whole of The Moon, Deacon Blue’s one good song (Dignity), Big Country’s one song that doesn’t have their trademark bagpipe-guitar sound on it (Chance), and Strawberry Switchblade’s ever-glorious Since Yesterday.

Doubtless one or more of these will feature here at some point in the future, but this evening I give you the album’s closer, a cover of the one and only Ivor Cutler:

More soon.