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1st May: New Hue and Cry Online Store - 20% Off Sale!

We’re excited to announce that we have a brand new Hue and Cry online shop for you all to enjoy!  To celebrate, we’re offering 20% off most of your favourite items for the whole of May so head over now to get your hands on some bargains!

Added by Hue and Cry HQ on May 1, 2013 at 11:50 — No Comments

26th Apr: Hue and Cry to Perform at Motherwell Concert Hall

We are delighted to announce that the full Hue and Cry band will be headlining ‘Celebrating Lanarkshire 2013’ at Motherwell Concert Hall on Friday 16th August. Hailing locally (from Coatbridge) this homecoming gig is set to be a very special night packed to the rafters with Hue and Cry favourites as well as some surprises which are sure to delight fans old and new.

Tickets on sale now!…


Added by Hue and Cry HQ on April 26, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

9th Apr: Hue and Cry to perform intimate ‘Stripped’ Show at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival

We are pleased to announce that Pat and Greg will perform an intimate ‘stripped’ show as part of this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  They will be taking to the stage at The Assembly Rooms, Music Hall on Friday 9th August where fans are sure to be delighted by this intimate style of performance which has enchanted audiences around the country and beyond throughout 2012.


Tickets £18.00 and available from…


Added by Hue and Cry HQ on April 9, 2013 at 12:32 — 1 Comment

2nd Apr: Hue and Cry Headline Fintry Music Festival 2013

The Fintry Music Festival 2013 will see Hue and Cry taking to the stage at Fintry Indoor Bowling Stadium on Saturday 18th May as their full 7 piece band for this annual musical extravaganza. 

In previous years, the festival has played host to the likes of Eddi Reader and Michael Marra and now Hue and Cry are looking forward to bringing their own unique brand of Scottish Funk and Soul to this highly acclaimed festival.  Expect to hear a set jam packed full of Hue and Cry…


Added by Hue and Cry HQ on April 2, 2013 at 16:51 — 2 Comments

Here Comes Everybody

I've just put my copy of Here Comes Everybody up for sale on ebay, as a) I don't have a record deck any more so it seems right to let it go to someone who'll get more enjoyment out of it and b) frankly, times are tough and I need the money! I've got a few other H&C related bits and bobs that I'll put up in the coming weeks too.

Link here...

Added by Paul Meadows on March 26, 2013 at 12:10 — No Comments

Pat Kane IPad Case

I have artwork for sale on a site called Redbubble and have just added this iPad case from a photo I took at a gig in Glasgow a few years ago. Here's the link if anyone's interested:-

Added by Mags Williamson on February 16, 2013 at 14:36 — No Comments

4th Feb: Live Wire competition winner announced

We're delighted to announce that Steve Hutchings from Milton Keynes has won our Live Wire "Gig in your Front Room" competition. We literally shoved our hands into the box, as you'll see below, and his name came out! Looking forward to it very much (and no doubt there'll be a video to see in due course). Get the tea on, Steve! Best, Pat and Greg x

Added by Hue and Cry HQ on February 14, 2013 at 13:43 — No Comments

18th Dec: Win a private Hue and Cry performance in your own home!

What’s the best Christmas present a Hue and Cry fan could ever receive? A private performance from Pat and Greg in their own home? We are offering one very lucky person the chance to win just that. Everyone who purchases Live Wire (before 31st January 2013) will be automatically entered into the competition and the winner* will be able to host a private party for their friends with Hue and Cry performing in their very own living room! If you’ve already purchased Live Wire, then you’re…


Added by Hue and Cry HQ on December 18, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments

Get Xmasday dug out...It's December!

Eilidh wanted Xmasday in the car straight after halloween...Much too early, I said. But now it is December.....absolutely!!

Of course the Christmas decoration is oot too, hanging at the window this year beside Snow White, Mickey, Minney and Tinkerbell...Yep all the stars..thats how we roll in this hoose!

I always have a wee smile to myself when the Xmas card comes out too from Pat and Greg, after following them for so many years it really was a cool thing to get, even if it…


Added by chris on December 6, 2012 at 11:42 — No Comments

26th Nov: Hue and Cry join line up for Celtic Connections' Michael Marra Tribute Show

We are honoured to announce that we will be taking part in “All Will Be Well – The Life and Songs of Michael Marra" as part of Celtic Connections’ tribute to the late Dundonian singer-songwriter on Monday 28th January at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall.  We are looking forward to performing alongside some other fantastic musicians including Eddie Reader, Dougie Maclean and The Hazey Janes to name but a few. 

Proceeds from the concert will go towards the Marra Family’s appeal…


Added by Hue and Cry HQ on November 26, 2012 at 14:00 — 3 Comments

2nd Nov: Pre-order LIVE WIRE!

What a year that's been for us, travelling far and wide!

From cosy wee halls to mud-caked mega-festivals...From shaking our tail-feathers on Celebrity Big Brother & Gabby Logan, to playing with Jools Holland, the Average White Band & the Titanic's chamber orchestra... From intimately sharing our back catalogue with fans, to blasting out Hot Wire's funk groove into bouncing, sweaty halls... 2012 has been a busy, exhausting but exhilarating year for us brothers Kane.…


Added by Hue and Cry HQ on November 2, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

2012 was it a very good year??

Struggling to know what to make of 2012 as a Hue and Cry fan.

The Hotwire weekend in Glasgow was superb, with the Q&A being particularly enjoyable but the gig in London was a little disappointing for me, something just didn't feel right that night, can't put my finger on it but It wasn't what I expected. I'm sure it was nothing to do with the band though.

There was the pride, should I be proud??!! I'm just a fan after all?... when the guys performed on Jools Holland Radio 2…


Added by chris on October 27, 2012 at 20:49 — 7 Comments

24th Oct: Michael Marra

We're very sad to hear of the passing of Michael Marra, it's a great artistic and personal loss. He's inspired us for many years, our condolences to his family and friends. We've been singing his classic Mother Glasgow for over a quarter of a century now, and every audience we play for demands that song, so beautiful and profound is its message.

STV news caught us in rehearsals this afternoon to get our thoughts on one of Scotland's greatest ever songwriters and performers, and will… Continue

Added by Hue and Cry HQ on October 24, 2012 at 17:15 — 1 Comment

Hue and Cry at the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 22 October 2012

It made me sad to realise that my last visit to see Hue and Cry must have been in the late 80s (when of course I was around 2 years old) but despite their often outspoken views I was a big fan then and always loved Pat’s singing voice so when I saw that they were playing in Edinburgh, I decided to give it a shot.  A relatively cheap “PlatinumPass” convinced me to fork out a bit more than expected and the itinerary for the day read as follows:

4.00: VIP Reception, collection of…


Added by Andy Watson on October 23, 2012 at 20:36 — 3 Comments

malc hughes

i was hoping that if and when pat and greg do a tour again would it be possible to do a gig at the o2 academy in liverpool . i think it would be great i went to the darwen theatre on the 11th august 2012 and thought they were superb and sang alligator man when i shouted out a request .pats voice and gregs musical prowess were faultless and my mates who came along with me were so impressed cant wait to see them a again thanks for agreat night.

Added by malcolm hughes on October 21, 2012 at 23:14 — No Comments


Got my begging bowl precariously hanging on the edge of life's table here!

Help required! I missed the 1st round of shows earlier in the year and was delighted for the return leg of the tour.

3 weeks ago my wife and I chose Dunferline on the 19th, nice drive up from Cumbernauld, early arrival, nice meal and drinks, look around town, you get the picture! We recieved our tickets on the Mon and then Whammo! my daughter comes home from school beaming with 2 tickets in her hand for…


Added by Scott Hardie on October 15, 2012 at 22:14 — 1 Comment

3rd Oct: Special guests announced for the Hot Wire in Scotland tour

To add to what will already be a fantastic run of shows, we are delighted to announce our special guests for the Hot Wire in Scotland tour, October 2012. In Dundee we have Kit Clark, in Aberdeen, Oliver Richards and in Inverness we have Sienna Lights opening the show. In Dunfermline, Hamilton and Edinburgh, Little Fire will be performing before Hue and Cry take to the stage. All acts certainly provide a good reason to get along nice and early.

Added by Hue and Cry HQ on October 3, 2012 at 12:12 — 1 Comment

26 Sep: Hue and Cry "A's and B's" out on Monday

We are pleased to announce that a brand new Hue and Cry compilation album will be released on Monday 1st October. Entitled “A’s and B’s” it includes 34 tracks spanning over 2 CDs and features 10 UK chart Top 50 singles including 'Labour of Love', 'Violently' and 'Ordinary Angel' along with key album tracks, rare mixes and 12” cuts. “A’s and B’s” will be available to buy from Monday, however if you can't wait until then you can pre-order it now from …


Added by Hue and Cry HQ on September 26, 2012 at 17:05 — 18 Comments

Remote 25th Anniversary


So managed to get on this internet stuff again 1 year after moving to the countryside. Yep thats how much BT and SKY suck!!


Anyway I think I'm right in saying that Remote celebrates it's 25th Anniversary in 2013 and as it's the most successfull (so far!) and probably best loved I thought we should be looking to honour it next year.

Heres some of the rubbish swirling about ma heid about this!! what do you all think?

1. A reworking of the album with the…


Added by chris on September 9, 2012 at 22:27 — 8 Comments

Hue and Cry lyrics in everyday situations

Quite often I get a random Hue and Cry lyric popping into my head. In particular it's whenever I go to pay for something online or go to a cash machine.....

"I've got the card, delivers the goods".

It happens quite lot. Anyone else get H&C lyrics in unexpected places?

Added by Paul...Ordinary Angel on August 23, 2012 at 15:28 — 2 Comments

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