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Edwyn Collins

voc, g, *1959 GB, Edinburgh
Singer / Musician / Producer of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Edwyn Stephen Collins Wiper

Edwyn Stephen Collins (born 23 August 1959) is a Scottish musician, producer and record label owner, widely known for his 1994 song "A Girl Like You". Collins formed the musical group Nu-Sonics in 1976, which later became Orange Juice, and has pursued a solo career since 1985.Collins was co-founder of the defunct Postcard Records label and cofounded the Analogue Enhanced Digital (AED) Records label in late 2011. Collins has also worked as an illustrator, television actor, television producer and record producer. Collins is an Ivor Novello Award-winner.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Keyboards
  • Violin
  • Acoustic guitar
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Alternative
  • Electronic
Plays With
Orange Juice
Popular Tracks   
A Girl Like You on Gorgeous George by Edwyn Collins
The Magic Piper (Of Love) on I'm Not Following You by Edwyn Collins
The Campaign For Real Rock on Gorgeous George by Edwyn Collins
Low Expectations on Gorgeous George by Edwyn Collins
North Of Heaven on Gorgeous George by Edwyn Collins
Quite Like Silver on The Possibilities Are Endless by Edwyn Collins, Carwyn Ellis & Sebastian Lewsley
If You Could Love Me on Gorgeous George by Edwyn Collins
Gorgeous George on Gorgeous George by Edwyn Collins
50 Shades of Blue on Hope and Despair by Edwyn Collins
Out Of This World on Gorgeous George by Edwyn Collins

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
BadbeaEdwyn Collins2019Album
(Too Right) It's ChristmasFrankie & The Heartstrings feat Edwyn Collins2015Album
The Possibilities Are EndlessEdwyn Collins, Carwyn Ellis And Sebastian Lewsley2014Album
Studio Live Session LiechtensteinEdwyn Collins2014Album
What Are You Doing, Fool? / Untitled MelodyEdwyn Collins & The Heartbreaks2013Single
UnderstatedEdwyn Collins2013Album
Too Bad (That's Sad)Edwyn Collins2013Single
Common Sense: AED Bonus Track CDEdwyn Collins2013Album
Tape BoxEdwyn Collins2012Single
Down The Line - 12 Songs From 1989-2011Edwyn Collins2011Album
In Your Eyes / To Die ForEdwyn Collins And The Drums2011Single
Losing SleepEdwyn Collins2010Album
Losing Sleep (Sampler)Edwyn Collins2010Album
Losing SleepEdwyn Collins2010Single
Do It AgainEdwyn Collins2010Single
The Black SessionsEdwyn Collins2009Album
Home AgainEdwyn Collins2008Single
Home AgainEdwyn Collins2007Album
You'll Never Know (My Love)Edwyn Collins2007Single
Mr. FreedomGabin Feat. Edwyn Collins2004Single
Doctor SyntaxEdwyn Collins2003Album
Johnny TeardropEdwyn Collins2002Single
A Casual Introduction 1981/2001Edwyn Collins & Orange Juice2002Compil.
The Beatle$Edwyn Collins2001Single
Message For JojoBernard Butler & Edwyn Collins2001Single
No One Waved GoodbyeEdwyn Collins1997Single
I'm Not Following YouEdwyn Collins1997Album
Adidas WorldEdwyn Collins1997Single
UntitledEdwyn Collins1997Album
The Magic Piper (Of Love)Edwyn Collins1997Single
I Hear A New World... (Remixed)Edwyn Collins1997Single
Keep On BurningEdwyn Collins1996Single
Keep On BurningEdwyn Collins1996Single
Gorgeous GeorgeEdwyn Collins1995Album
Elevation DaysEdwyn Collins1995Compil.
If You Could Love MeEdwyn Collins1995Album
Make Me Feel AgainEdwyn Collins1995Single
You're On Your OwnEdwyn Collins1995Single
1995 Tour SouvenirEdwyn Collins1995Single
A Girl Like YouEdwyn Collins1995Single
The Black SessionsCatchers / Edwyn Collins1994Album
Low ExpectationsEdwyn Collins1994Single
Phantasmagoria: Reading Festival 1991Edwyn Collins1991Album
Take Care Of YourselfEdwyn Collins1990Album
Hope And Despair / Hellbent On CompromiseEdwyn Collins1990Album
Hellbent On CompromiseEdwyn Collins1990Album
Coffee Table SongEdwyn Collins1989Album
Hope And DespairEdwyn Collins1989Album
50 Shades Of BlueEdwyn Collins1989Single
Don't Shilly ShallyEdwyn Collins1987Single
My Beloved Girl / CloudsEdwyn Collins1987Single
Pale Blue EyesPaul Quinn And Edwyn Collins1984Single
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