Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream at The Piece Hall, Halifax. Picture: Anthony LongstaffBobby Gillespie of Primal Scream at The Piece Hall, Halifax. Picture: Anthony Longstaff
Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream at The Piece Hall, Halifax. Picture: Anthony Longstaff

Musicians of Glasgow: 12 Glasgow musicians speaking about their love for the city

What some of Glasgow best known musicians had to say about their hometown

Glasgow takes music very seriously with bands and artists raving about the crowds and atmosphere after they have played a gig in one of the city’s many legendary venues.

It’s an old cliché for acts to tell crowds that they have been a wonderful audience and the best they have performed in front of, but several musicians from Glasgow who haven’t forgotten their roots and still speak fondly about the city with their passion and affection for the ‘dear green place’ still shining through.

Whether they have been inspired by growing up in Glasgow, fancy giving some tips on places to check out for a pint or bite to eat, or are missing some fine home comforts - here are 12 musicians connected to Glasgow speaking about their love for the city.

Whether they have been inspired by growing up in Glasgow, fancy giving some tips on places to check out for a pint or bite to eat, or are missing some fine home comforts - here are 12 musicians connected to Glasgow speaking about their love for the city.

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