Ross Macfadyen interviews Chic O’Connor and Alan McKim about the Paisley Songwriter’s Guild and this Vol. 1 CD album.
The Paisley Songwriter’s Guild are a talented group of musicians who are helping to keep Paisley alive with music to include this album that has been inspired by their home town.
‘Volume One’ is the debut album of the Paisley Songwriters’ Guild and features tracks written and recorded by 16 members of the group. The album launch was celebrated using the Paisley Abbey image to create the Guild’s very own version of the classic Beatles album cover Abbey Road.
The Paisley Songwriter’s Guild has more than 120 members in the group of which 16 have performed on the album. The artists appearing on the album, in track order, are: Turtle, Johnny McAuley, Quinny, Cassy Lochart, Chic O’Connor, Brian Kerr, Steven Hillcoat, Casino City, Alan McKim, John Rush, Majestic Dandelion, Jimo Wallace, Yvonne Sanderson, Chris Cherry, Paul Hipson and Marie Collins.
The album is available from The Music Centre, 8 Wellmeadow Street, Paisley PA1 2EE; The Record Market, 3 Broomlands Street, Paisley PA1 2LS and at Mike Dillon’s Apollo Music, 48 Causeyside Street, Paisley PA1 1YH as well from the Bungalow Bar, 15 Shuttle Street, Paisley PA1 1YD.
It can also be bought online at iTunes, Amazon, HMV Digital, Play.com and Spotify, as well as at www.thepsg.co.uk where people will be able to purchase copies that can be delivered worldwide.
Album of the Week, Saturday 30 November 12 noon and 12 midnight and Monday 2 December 2013 at 6.00pm and a Catch Up anytime.