Category: Glasgow Songs

Glasgow: video star

Since the music video format became popular with the advent of MTV in the early 1980s, Glasgow has frequently provided a backdrop to musicians either performing or honing their acting ambitions with varying degrees of success.


Glasgow Song #1: The Great Western Road

‘The Great Western Road’ comes from one of the darker recesses of David Byrne’s lengthy and storied career as a songwriter and performer. Yet it is one of his finest creations with and has an obvious and strong Glasgow connection with its references to the titular road, Suachiehall Street and Kelvingrove Park.  It appears as […]