This week’s Album of the Week is from the Bag Rocker’s themselves – The Red Hot Chilli Pipers!
Hear Stephen ‘Stav’ Black and Stevie Lawrence from the Pipers in conversation with Ross from 12 noon and 12 midnight this Saturday and from 6pm on Monday.
Music for the Kilted Generation [[amazon][B00400ZVXC]] is the Red Hot Chilli Pipers’ third studio album and a thank you to their fans – The Kilted Generation. Featuring the band’s ‘chillified’ versions of tracks such as Queen’s ‘Radio Ga Ga’, The Who’s ‘Baba O’Reilly’, Robbie Williams’ ‘Let Me Entertain You’ and AC/DC’S ‘Long Way To The Top’. Their version of Snow Patrol’s ‘Chasing Cars’ has been going down a storm in America where the band has been trialling it during a seven week tour.
The album also sees The Chillis incorporating gospel and dance into their melting pot of sound through the likes of ‘Everybody Dance Now’ and a superb version of ‘Amazing Grace’, featuring members of Glasgow’s Gospel Truth Choir who have previously performed with acts as varied as The Skids, Horse and Codeine Velvet Club.
To celebrate the release of Music for the Kilted Generation [[amazon][B00400ZVXC]] , the band will play an intimate show at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Monday 18th October featuring some special surprises! There will also be the chance to join up as honorary members of the Kilted Generation and tickets are expected to sell out incredibly fast so fans should log on to www.ticketmaster.co.uk and search for The Red Hot Chilli Pipers in the box at the top of the page!
The Chillis will also appear at HMV Buchanan Street, Glasgow at 4pm the same day to sign copies of the new album and meet their fans.
The rest of the Scottish tour dates are as follows:
Friday 22nd October: The Music Hall, Aberdeen – musichallaberdeen.com – 01224 641122
Saturday 23rd October: The Nevis Centre, Fort William – neviscentre.co.uk – 01397 700 707
Thursday 28th October – The Albert Halls, Stirling – stirling.gov.uk/alberthalls – 01786 473544
Friday 29th October – The Ironworks, Inverness – ironworksvenue.com – 0871 789 4173
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Listen in to our Album of the Week feature programme on Saturday from 12 noon and 12 midnight and Monday from 6pm.