Tag Archives: Siobhan Wilson

Siobhan Wilson – There Are No Saints [Song, By Toad]

Siobhan Wilson’s There Are No Saints starts off with its titular track, a saintly track that sets the scene beautifully and topically for a particularly nuanced, bold, intelligent and endearing album. What it does extremely well is meld contemporary and classical elements with respect, restraint and understanding; delivering one of the best debut albums we’ve heard … Continue Reading ››

Siobhan Wilson – ‘Whatever Helps’ [Song, By Toad]

Recently oigned to Song, By Toad upon her return to Scotland from an extended stay in France, Siobhan Wilson releases 'Whatever Helps', the first taster of her upcoming debut full-length album There Are No Saints due in July. Immediately, 'Whatever Helps' shows off a more darker tone than her earlier, more twee-sounding material; the delicately soft … Continue Reading ››

BBC Radio 6 Music Festival Fringe Song, By Toad Showcase with Meursault, Jonnie Common, Siobhan Wilson at The Glad Cafe, 23/3/17

Song, By Toad’s showcase at The Glad Cafe features three of the label’s roster performing a Fringe show of the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival. Opening the night, the sound of Siobhan Wilson’s soft, soulful voice gets things off the ground. She plays with a unique deftness, her electric guitar’s clear, low tone works with delicate melodies … Continue Reading ››

Siobhan Wilson – Say It’s True [Reveal]

Say It’s True is a hauntingly beautiful account of a folk record, combining delicate vocals with complacent melodies and intimate lyrics. The first track from Siobhan Wilson’s new EP is title-track ‘Say It’s True’, which introduces Wilson’s unforgettable and enduring breathy vocal style along with a simplistic melody made up of elegant guitar tones, soft percussion … Continue Reading ››

Idlewild, Siobhan Wilson at O2 ABC Glasgow, 8/3/15

This is the second evening of Idlewild’s two ABC shows, marking somewhat of a comeback, supporting the release of their first album in six years, Everything Ever Written Support for this evening is provided by Siobhan Wilson who opens with ‘Dear God’, a beautifully melancholy open letter to whatever omnipresent being may be up there. Having last … Continue Reading ››

West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor, 29/7/14

The all dayer at Oran Mor is shaping up to be a highlight of the West End Festival, with 14 acts on three stages in one building the event boasts something for everyone. Starting in the Whiskey Bar Gav Prentice plays a set accompanied by a lone electric guitar, an assortment of drum machines, keyboards and … Continue Reading ››

Hiss Golden Messenger, Siobhan Wilson at Sleazy’s, 16/5/14

Apparently the last time Mike Taylor, aka Hiss Golden Messenger, was in Glasgow he played the Captains Rest in front of just couple of people; it's amazing what a few good reviews can do for you. Tonight he plays to a healthy, mainly seated, audience with that undertone of a Glasgow Friday night in the air. The … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Celtic Connections: James Vincent McMorrow, Siobhan Wilson at City Halls, 28/1/14

james-vincent-mcmorrowlargeCity Halls is a beautiful venue often used most often for classical concerts, when I’ve been in the white court-like room before, it has been to see orchestras perform on red carpet. The orchestra puppets sliding bows and beaters jumping expertly to the rhythmic command of the … Continue Reading ››