But what you really want is two for the price of one with your indie heroes… and we’ve got just the thing with five of the most magical all-Scottish collaborations to be found in recorded music history.
There’s Monica Queen’s legendary cameo with Belle & Seb, poet Edwin Morgan’s poignant spoken-word finale to Idlewild’s The Remote Part album, Eddi Reader’s subtle backing on a Roddy Hart epic, Paolo Nutini’s guest appearance on The View’s new album and KT Tunstall’s harmonious contribution to the best Travis track on The Boy With No Name.
But which is the best? Listen to all five then cast your vote in The Pop Cop’s first-ever reader poll below.
4 Idlewild feat Edwin Morgan – In Remote Part/Scottish Fiction
4 Roddy Hart feat Eddi Reader – My Greatest Success
4 The View feat Paolo Nutini – Covers
4 Travis feat KT Tunstall – Under The Moonlight
b January 19, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow (tickets)
b January 24, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow (tickets)
b January 30, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow (tickets)
b February 1, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow (tickets)
b February 12, Picture House, Edinburgh (sold out)
b February 13, Caird Hall, Dundee (sold out)
b February 15, Ironworks, Inverness (tickets)
b February 16, Music Hall, Aberdeen (sold out)