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The Proclaimers
The Proclaimers - Parkpop 2008.jpg
The Proclaimers under en koncert i juni 2008
Information
Født 5. marts 1962 (53 år) (tvillinger), Leith, Edinburgh, Skotland
Oprindelse Auchtermuchty, Fife, Skotland
Genre(r) Folkrock, Keltisk rock, countryrock, collegerock, poprock
Instrument(er) Vokal, akustisk guitar, mundharmonika, tamburin
Aktive år 1983 - nu
Hjemmeside www.proclaimers.co.uk
Medlemmer
Charlie Reid
Craig Reid

The Proclaimers er et skotsk band bestående af de to enæggede tvillinger, Charlie og Craig Reid, der blev født 5. marts 1962. De er bedst kendt for sangene "Letter from America", "I'm on My Way", og "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" og deres sang der karakteristisk skotsk accent. Bandet turnerer i stor udstrækning i hele verden. De har udgivet ti studiealbums siden 1987, tre opsamlingsalbums og en DVD.

Diskografi[redigér | redigér wikikode]

EP'er[redigér | redigér wikikode]

  1. King of the Road (1990)
  2. 17 (Acoustic EP) (2009)

Studiealbums[redigér | redigér wikikode]

År Album Højeste hitlisteplacering Certificering
UK[1] US AUS[2]
1987 This Is the Story 43 41
  • UK: guld
1988 Sunshine on Leith 6 31 2
  • UK: platin
  • US: guld
1994 Hit the Highway 8
  • UK: sølv
2001 Persevere 61
2003 Born Innocent 70
2005 Restless Soul 74
2007 Life with You 13
  • UK: sølv
2009 Notes & Rhymes 30
2012 Like Comedy 31
2015 Let's Hear It For the Dogs [3]

Opsamlingsalbums[redigér | redigér wikikode]

År Album Højeste hitlisteplacering Certificering
UK[1][4] US IRE
2002 The Best of The Proclaimers 5 24
  • UK: platin
2003 Finest -
2011 This Is the Story (Dobbelt CD, remastered og bonus tracks) - -
2011 Sunshine on Leith (Dobbelt CD, remastered og bonus tracks) - -
2011 Hit the Highway (Dobbelt CD, remastered og bonus tracks) - -
2013 The Very Best Of: 25 Years (1987-2012) (Dobbelt CD) 96 -

Sange brugt på soundtracks[redigér | redigér wikikode]

  1. The Crossing (1990) (song, "King of the Road")
  2. Benny & Joon (1993) (sang, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)")
  3. Dumb and Dumber (1994) (sang, "Get Ready")
  4. Bye Bye Love (1995) (sang, "Bye Bye Love")
  5. Bottle Rocket (1996) (sang, "Over And Done With")
  6. Slab Boys (1997) (sange, "Maybe Baby" and "No Particular Place to Go")
  7. The Closer You Get (2000) (sang, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)")
  8. Shrek (2001) (sang, "I'm on My Way")
  9. How I Met Your Mother (2007, 2009, 2013 – episoder Arrivederci, Fiero; Duel Citizenship; Mom and Dad) (sang, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)")
  10. Mama's Boy (2008) (sang, "Then I Met You")
  11. Burke and Hare (2010) (sang, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)")
  12. The Angels' Share (2012) (sang, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)")
  13. Bachelorette (2012) (sang, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)")
  14. Grey's Anatomy sæson 9 (sang, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)")
  15. Identity Thief (2013) (sang, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)")

Soundtracks[redigér | redigér wikikode]

  1. Sunshine on Leith (2013) (fra filmen Sunshine on Leith - coverversioner af andre filmskuespillere)

DVD[redigér | redigér wikikode]

  1. The Best of The Proclaimers 1987–2002 (2002)

Singler[redigér | redigér wikikode]

År Titel Hitlisteplacering Album
U.S. U.S.
Rock
UK
[1]
IRE AUS
[2]
1987 "Throw the 'R' Away" - - - - - This Is the Story
"Letter from America" (band version) - - 3 2 -
1988 "Make My Heart Fly" (band version) - - 63 - -
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" - - 11 14 1 Sunshine on Leith
"Sunshine on Leith" - - 41 - -
1989 "I'm on My Way" - - 43 - 3
"Then I Met You" - - - - 64
1990 "King of the Road" - - 9 8 78 King of the Road (EP)
1993 "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" 3 8 - - - Sunshine on Leith
1994 "Let's Get Married" - - 21 - - Hit the Highway
"What Makes You Cry?" - - 38 - -
"These Arms of Mine" - - 51 - -
2001 "There's a Touch" - - - - - Persevere
2007 "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
feat. Brian Potter og Andy Pipkin
- - 1 7 - Best of (2007 reissue)
"Life with You" - - 58 - - Life with You
2007 "Whole Wide World" - - - - -
2008 "New Religion" (promo only) - - - - -
2009 "Love Can Move Mountains" - - - - - Notes & Rhymes
2012 "Like Comedy" [free download] - - - - - Like Comedy
2012 "Spinning Around in the Air" - - - - -
2012 "Whatever You've Got" - - - - -

Referencer[redigér | redigér wikikode]

  1. 1,0 1,1 1,2 Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th udg.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. s. 440. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. 2,0 2,1 Australian (ARIA Chart) peaks:
    • Singles and albums peaking within the top 50: australian-charts.com > Discography The Proclaimers. Hung Medien. Hentet 24 September 2015. 
    • "Then I Met You": 25 Years Ago This Week: June 4, 1989. chartbeat.blogspot.com.au. Hentet 24 September 2015. 
    • Singles and albums peaking within the top 100, from January 1990 until December 2010: Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  3. "The Proclaimers release their 10th studio album on April 27th ‘Let’s Hear It For The Dogs’ (Cooking Vinyl). - The Proclaimers". proclaimers.co.uk. 
  4. Official Albums Chart UK Top 100 - 26th October 2013. Official Charts Company.  Arkiveret 20 October 2013.

Eksterne link[redigér | redigér wikikode]

proclaimers.co.uk

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