November 2008 Blog Posts (9)

Lets get hue and cry back on prime time tv

Having being a fan of hue and cry since I was a wee boy- with heavily gelled hair and growing up with them (I'm now in my 30's!) Their new material is as good if not better than anything they have ever done.

Now the thing is my girlfriend watches strictly come dancing and I must endure it also, and I see these bands come on on a sunday night and was thinking wouldn't it be great to see hue and cry back on mainstream tv showing the public what they can do especially with fitting songs like… Continue

Added by oryxandcrake on November 28, 2008 at 18:07 — 26 Comments

Open Soul

The sign of a great album for me is the fact that firstly, I've still got it in the player 2 months after it's release, secondly, a number of the tracks hit you from 1st play and thirdly, I have a new favourite song each week. I started with Plan B, moved swiftly to The Last Stop, then couldn't stop playing Fireball, Heading for a Fall. After hearing Pat's explanation for European Child, played that more, it's not been a favourite though, sorry! and am now in love with the sequence of Connect,… Continue

Added by Vince Goldband on November 27, 2008 at 10:28 — 3 Comments

Band Members

Paul's scan of the 1989 tour programme was fascinating because it detailed the band members, and it got me thinking about all the various players I've seen with the boys. There are some major gaps below, so perhaps people could help fill in not a discography or a gigography but a "bandography" of the past 20 years:

1987/88 Seduced and Abandoned Tours:

Drums: Tony McCracken, Bass: James Finegan, Guitar: Nigel Clark, BVs: Davie Preston. On the second tour, a brass section was… Continue

Added by Jon Citizen on November 18, 2008 at 23:11 — 4 Comments

Favourite songs musically and lyrically.

I've been listening to your music for 21 years now and have loved every minute of it. 10 Albums, not including the best of's or Live 99, and each album contains some of my favourite songs that have transferred from vinyl, to tape, to cd and eventually on to digital.

As the years have progressed and technology has progressed with it, your music is now more accessible than it has ever been before, thanks in the main to digital and mp3 player age. All of your albums are now on my mp3… Continue

Added by Peter Guthrie on November 15, 2008 at 16:22 — 10 Comments

Rock Fm Bus Blog

Hi Guys

Massive fan from the eighties and early nineties FAV song - Late in the Day

Check out our Rock Fm Bus blog

Guys we would love to get you guys on it !


Added by Paul Fenton on November 14, 2008 at 19:57 — No Comments

Lovely Clare from Edinburgh

Christopher kindly tried to direct me to the site where I could get tickets for the Edinburgh concert - but there is no listing for Edinburgh and I can't get any further. Only Birmingham and London, which are both after the Edinburgh concert. Has it sold out? Am I being incredibly stupid? I'm no longer a regular concert-goer, but always like to make the effort for the best band. Where am I going wrong?

Added by Clare McAteer on November 12, 2008 at 13:04 — 3 Comments

Lovely Clare from Edinburgh

Just joined website. Am obviously dim, but can't seem to access anywhere for tickets to Edinburgh concert. Help!

Added by Clare McAteer on November 11, 2008 at 18:05 — 2 Comments

song chords

hi anyone know where i can get hold of the chords to any of hue and cry songs ?

Added by richard batchelor on November 8, 2008 at 17:47 — 23 Comments

Hue and Cry merchandise from Zazzle

I have been waiting for about 3 weeks for my brand new Hue and Cry T-shirts to drop through the post ( also purchased the "C'mon legs" bag for the missus). I liked the idea of customising your own shirts etc ( I'll be the one with the lime green T-shirt on at the ABC gig in February) and placed my order without delay.

I looked forward to the day that the postie dropped the parcel through the post, lifting my spirits after I had spent another day slogging through the miseries of… Continue

Added by Peter Guthrie on November 6, 2008 at 20:55 — 5 Comments

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