16 Jan - 2 Feb 2025

Scott Matthews and Outliers: Jenny Sturgeon & Boo Hewerdine



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24th Jan 2024
The Mackintosh Church
£20.16* includes booking fee
Age restrictions
Under 14s should be accompanied by an adult
Seating Type
Seated and Standing
Celtic Connections 2024

Following Scott Matthews’ critically acclaimed album, New Skin, lauded by Robert Plant, Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien and Bella Union’s Simon Raymonde as his most courageous move yet in its Eno-esque electronica and Thom Yorke-centric uncovering, comes the sequel to its story, and the Ivor Novello award-winner is not afraid to evolve once more. From within this freshly paved electronic landscape, Matthews’ new album, Restless Lullabies, emerges. Restless Lullabies is the Yin to New Skin’s Yang, so obviously interconnected and yet somehow possessing an entirely different force. Here, once again, Scott Matthews has given us a portal to his very core

Created between their homes in Glasgow and Shetland during 2020/21, Outliers came to signify an outlet which renowned songwriters Boo Hewerdine and Jenny Sturgeon would never have had the chance to explore otherwise. Meeting up online for an hour every week gave them an opportunity to write songs in a way they’d not done before. Recording at home and sending melodies, sounds, ideas to each other provided the space and time to experiment outside of a usual studio setting. The evolution and method of creating this music led them to settle on the name Outliers on which they are joined by multi-instrumentalist Grant Anderson.

Venue details

The Mackintosh Church
870 Garscube Road
G20 7EL
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