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Who writes the songs?
09/20/06 at 02:24:00
 
The songs on Justin Curries myspace site. Are these written solely by Justin Currie, or does he collaborate with someone else?
Am I right in thinking Currie and Harvie collaborated on the older & newer (myspace) Del Amitri songs with Harvie coming up with the melody & Currie doing the lyrics?
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Reply #1 - 09/20/06 at 02:37:37
 
JC is a schitzophrenic with tourettes - he writes all the songs but in 17 different personalities.
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Reply #2 - 09/20/06 at 06:09:48
 
Today he's Burt Bacharach
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Reply #3 - 09/20/06 at 06:31:47
 
And tomorrow he's Charlie Kunz on the Wurlitzer Organ
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Reply #4 - 09/20/06 at 11:59:49
 
Solo stuff:  all JC
Dels stuff:  mostly JC, but occasional collaborations with IH.  But IH does most of the arranging, i think.
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Reply #5 - 09/21/06 at 08:43:26
 
uncle devil show - the might kev maccyd
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Reply #6 - 09/27/06 at 06:41:20
 
Thanks for the above. Has Currie written anywhere about his songwriting process? I saw an interview with him a few years ago where he talked about writing miserable songs because that was easier. Anything else like that?
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Reply #7 - 09/27/06 at 06:53:49
 
Another question:

There is a thread elsewhere about the subject matter in Driving with the brakes on. Is the Abortion/adoption speculation only or is there some fact or knowledge behind this.

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Reply #8 - 09/27/06 at 07:38:16
 
Hi MacLean, I m sure she wont mid me saying this as its pretty common knowledge, Hilary on here was the person JC got up the duff, She will tell you herself what the song is really about.

One of the reason she moved to Hull , To punish herself.
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Reply #9 - 09/27/06 at 07:54:08
 
Are you talking to yourself again Joe? Whatever happened to Caroline from Australia? Wink
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Reply #10 - 09/27/06 at 07:59:39
 
It's true, JC did get Hils in the family way.  it's one of the more unpleasant and LESS TALKED about epsiodes in the history of del amitri, so we DON'T TALK ABOUT IT, do we Joe.
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Reply #11 - 09/27/06 at 08:17:36
 
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Are you talking to yourself again Joe? Whatever happened to Caroline from Australia? Wink


Rose, Dya really think that I'm that dull??
Pleeeeease babe give me some credit eh?
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Reply #12 - 09/27/06 at 08:23:24
 
You're not dull jb, just a little predicktable
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Reply #13 - 09/27/06 at 08:25:58
 
Dya really think so Paul?


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Reply #14 - 09/27/06 at 08:27:48
 
nah.  but if only your looks remain what happened to your soul?
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Reply #15 - 09/27/06 at 08:38:57
 
I sold it for a mars bar and a copy of reader's wifes.

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Reply #16 - 09/27/06 at 08:41:09
 
cant believe you got a mars bar too, I only got a blackjack.
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Reply #17 - 09/27/06 at 08:52:42
 
well my my soul must be worth more then mate.

I think our souls are everywhere now though these days.
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Reply #18 - 09/27/06 at 09:43:47
 
I think my soul is here, quite near me now... but who knows.
Hillary lives in Hull?? I spent some time there myself, a long time ago... studying... or pretending to... I had a lot of fun!
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Reply #19 - 09/27/06 at 14:53:14
 
Do you know our souls then cristina? Can you feel our souls?
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Reply #20 - 09/27/06 at 15:46:46
 
Sorry, I don't know your souls yet, but Yeah, I can feel them!!!! Or should I say no... Was that the right answer? Is there any answer to those questions? Do we all have souls?
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Reply #21 - 09/28/06 at 01:16:26
 
That is amazing if true, do you really feel oursouls?
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Reply #22 - 09/28/06 at 06:28:45
 
I apologise for the our souls sketch, Cristina!
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Reply #23 - 09/30/06 at 05:32:43
 
Apologies accepted if you tell me about the sketch thing, 'cause obviously I din't get it... if it's too embarrasing to tell, send me a pm... ;o)
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Reply #24 - 09/30/06 at 12:10:22
 
I've got soul....but i'm not a soldier
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Reply #25 - 10/02/06 at 06:22:10
 
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Reply #26 - 10/02/06 at 09:39:38
 
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haha that made me laugh out loud

oh its been a bit of a day, thats my only excuse...
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