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On June 11, 2009.

On June 11, 2009, Idlewild self-released “Post Electric Blues”, bands sixth studio album. It was recorded February-March 2009, at “Wales & Chem 19” in Glasgow, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble- lead vocals
  • Rod Jones- guitar, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Colin Newton- drums, percussion
  • Allan Stewart- guitar
  • Gareth Russell- bass
  • John Blackshaw – trumpet
  • John McCusker- violin
  • Heidi Talbot- vocals
  • Dave Eringa- engineer, mixing, hammond organ
  • Tom Loffman – mixing engineer
  • Ed Woods – mastering
  • David Gillanders – photography
  • Monkeywithapen – design
  • Andy Irvine – web tech
  • Mika Okamoto – additional web tech

Track listing:

All songs written by Rod Jones, Colin Newton, Gareth Russell, Allan Stewart and Roddy Woomble.

  1. Younger Than America
  2. Readers & Writers
  3. City Hall
  4. (The Night Will) Bring You Back to Life
  5. Dreams of Nothing
  6. Take Me Back to the Islands
  7. Post-electric
  8. All Over the Town
  9. To Be Forgotten
  10. Circles in Stars
  11. Take Me Back in Time

 

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On May 9, 2000.

On May 9, 2000, “Food” label released “100 Broken Windows”, the second Idlewild studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Dave Eringa and Bob Weston. In 2009, “The Skinny” ranked “100 Broken Windows” at number 1 on its list of the “Scottish Albums of the Decade”.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble- lead vocals
  • Bob Fairfoull– bass
  • Rod Jones- guitar, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Colin Newton- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Roddy Woomble, Bob Fairfoull, Rod Jones and Colin Newton.

  1. Little Discourage
  2. I Don’t Have the Map
  3. These Wooden Ideas
  4. Roseability
  5. Idea Track
  6. Let Me Sleep (Next to the Mirror)
  7. Listen to What You’ve Got
  8. Actually It’s Darkness
  9. Rusty
  10. Mistake Pageant
  11. Quiet Crown
  12. The Bronze Medal

On March 21, 2011.

On March 21, 2011, “Greenvoe Records” label released “The Impossible Song & Other Songs” third Roddy Woomble album. It was recorded in 2010, at “An Tobar” in Isle of Mull, and was produced by Roddy Woomble. The album’s artwork was by Mairi Hedderwick,

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble- lead vocals
  • Sorren Maclean – acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, organ, backing vocals, vibraphone
  • Gavin Fox- bass guitar, accordion
  • Gregor Donaldson – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jill O’Sullivan – backing vocals
  • Gordon Maclean – double bass, accordion
  • Mhairi Hall – piano
  • Kevin Brolly – clarinet
  • Aidan O’Rourke – fiddle
  • Seonaid Aitken – piano, violin, backing vocals
  • Chick Lyall – piano
  • Rob Hall – sopranino, soprano and tenor saxophones
  • Michael Marra- organ
  • Phil Cunningham– accordion
  • Gordon Maclean – recording
  • Tony Doogan – mixing, additional recording
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Rose Skelton – photo of Roddy
  • Darren Evans – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Roddy Woomble and Sorren Maclean, except where noted.

  1. A New Day Has Begun – Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean, Jones
  2. Make Something Out of What it’s Worth
  3. Work Like You Can
  4. Tangled Wire
  5. Roll Along – Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean, Jones
  6. Hour After Hour – Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean, Jones
  7. Leaving Without Gold
  8. New Frontier – Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean, Jones
  9. Old Town
  10. Living as You Always Have
  11. Gather the Day
  12. Between the Old Moon