Idlewild Get Best Of Ready Ahead Of UK Tour

The Scots mark their ten year anniversary with a 17 track CD and DVD

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Scotish indies Idlewild have revealed the track listing for their ten year anniversary compilation ‘Scottish Fiction – Best of 1997-2007.’

Collating 17 tracks from their five albums and mini album, ‘Scottish Fiction’ sees Roddy Woomble, Colin Newton and Rod Jones’ progression from starting out with their self-finananced 7″ single ‘Queen Of The Troubled Teens’ in 1997.

The ‘Best of’, out on October 1, will also come with a three hour DVD – with live footage filmed earlier this year when Idlewild played Aberdeen Music Hall, all of the band’s promo videos plus unseen on-the-road documentary snippets from the past 12 years.


The full tracklisting is:

You Held The World In Your Arms

No Emotion



When I Argue I See Shapes

Love Steals Us From Loneliness

American English

These Wooden Ideas

El Capitan

A Modern Way Of Letting Go

Let Me Sleep (Next To The Mirror)

I’m A Message

In Remote Part / Scottish Fiction

I Understand It

Little Discourage

As If I Hadn’t Slept

Live In A Hiding Place

Make Another World

Idlewild also head out on UK tour in October, the full dates are:

Liverpool, Carling Academy (October 9)

Preston, 53 Degrees (10)

Leicester, The Venue (11)

Sheffield, The Leadmill (13)

Lochniver, Village Hall (15)

Inverness, Ironworks (16)

Oban, Corran Halls (18)

Dundee, Fat Sam’s (20)

Glasgow, Barrowlands (21)

Portsmouth, Pyramid (23)

Falmouth, Princess Pavillion (24)

Exeter, Phoenix (25)

Nottingham, Rescue Rooms (27)

Warwick University, Warwick (28)

Cambridge, The Junction (29)

London, Koko (30)

Dublin, The Village (November 1)

Belfast, Mandela Hall (2)

Tickets on sale at £16 except London (£17) and Dublin (22E).

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