What's Your Top 3?: Scottish artists

SOPHIE
Mogwai
KAVARI

Mogwai need to get in on the all-caps thing really

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Boards of Canada
Cocteau Twins
The Blue Nile

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Boards of Canada
Broken Records
The Blue Nile

It’s got to be:
Mogwai
JAMC
Idlewild

Very honourable mentions to loads of artists inc. My Latest Novel, Errors, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Arab Strap, Twilight Sad and Broken Records.

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And the Beta Band, although I’m not sure if they count as Scottish or from Shepherd’s Bush.

Belle and Sebastian
Malcolm Middleton
Franz Ferdinand

Big old list of also-rans

Orange Juice
Edwyn Collins
Teenage Fanclub
The Delgados
Zoey Van Goey
Maple Leaves
Miaoux Miaoux
Aidan Moffat
Slime City
Michael M
The Bluebells
Chvrches

Bread is 100% bang on.

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Twilight Sad
Young Fathers
Deacon Blue

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Boards Of Canada
Cocteau Twins
Mogwai

Hon. Mentions:

Dawn Of The Replicants
Frightened Rabbit
The Waterboys
The Beta Band
Primal Scream
The Delgados
The Blue Nile
Orange Juice
The Shamen
Snow Patrol
Arab Strap
Chvrches
Idlewild
Errors

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Wow. Really loved that first album at the time but haven’t thought about him for years.

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Wanted to put The Commotions in there but ol’ Lloyd is just too English.

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Agh!! The Delgados!!!

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Second album was even better!

I think he’s in Franz Ferdinand now.

In case anyone was wondering, I compiled my selection with the help of this list from Wikipedia: Category:Scottish space rock musical groups - Wikipedia

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Aidan Moffat (solo and w/bill wells)
Twilight Sad
Cocteau Twins

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Dananananaykroyd
Biffy Clyro
Big Country

EDIT - Young Aviators are from Northern Ireland…whoops

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Boards Of Canada
Mogwai
Jesus & Mary Chain

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Surprised I’m the first to say Life Without Buildings.

Then Aereogramme, and I’ll go with SOPHIE as I understand from this thread that they were Scottish.

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The Vaselines
Ivor Cutler
Bis

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