The Burns Unit – Since We’ve Fallen Out

Evict the dreary Bon Iver, invite a galley of Scottish music aristocrats (there are 2 Canadians on board), swap your choice of rural desolation to the highlands and what you get is the Burns Unit. It’s hardly a supergroup because that would denote a sense of the masses entirely knowing who they were. For me the headline grabber is ex Delgados singer Emma Pollock (also aware of Future Pilot AKA and King Creosote) but she had 7 others for company for the week it took to put ‘Side Show’ together. That shindig took place in December 2006 but it was wasn’t until late 2010 that the ideas came to fruition. ‘Since We’ve Fallen Out’ is the album’s opener and this version was recorded for a session on BBC Scotland. It is a distinctively native sound, a slow drift with a lyrical core that is not unlike the Second Hand Marching Band (another large troupe of wandering minstrels). Super all the same. KD

The Burns Unit – Since We’ve Fallen Out

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Year: 2010

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  1. January 14, 2011
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    Sounds good.

  2. January 14, 2011
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    Happy to see you here, darl! xo

  3. admin
    January 14, 2011
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    Cheers Tart, only took me 5+ years!

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