Edwyn Collins is to play a full tour of the Scottish Highlands and Islands starting in Orkney on October 14.
His eleven date tour, will also include live shows in London and Manchester. The Highland fling was originally scheduled for 2005, but had to be cancelled following his illness that year.
Support for Edwyn Collins on all dates will come from Glaswegian indie band 1990s.
In addition, the Glasgow date at the ABC on October 25 will also have support by The Low Miffs, featuring Malcolm Ross, formerly of Postcard Records groups Josef K and Orange Juice.
The Manchester (October 27) and London (November 7) shows will have support from Colorama, fronted by Edwyn’s bandmate Carwyn Ellis.
A new solo album is expected to be completed early 2010.
Edwyn Collins autumn 2009 live tour dates are as follows:
- Kirkwall (Orkney), Fusion (October 14)
- Thurso, Skinandies (15)
- Helmsdale, Community Centre (16)
- Aberdeen, Lemon Tree (18)
- Inverness, Ironworks (19)
- Portree (Skye), Aros (21)
- Fort William, Fired Art (22)
- Stornoway (Lewis), An Lanntair (23)
- Glasgow, ABC (25)
- Manchester, Deaf Institute (27)
- London, Bloomsbury Ballroom (November 7)