The Great Eastern (album)
|The Great Eastern|
|Studio album by The Delgados|
|Recorded||Cava Sound Studios & Chem19|
|The Delgados chronology|
The Great Eastern is The Delgados' third album, released on their own Chemikal Underground record label in 2000. It was their first album not to be named after a cycling theme – the title refers to a textile mill in Glasgow, latterly a hostel for the homeless.
The singles released from this album were "American Trilogy" and "No Danger".
Reviews & Nominations
Ranked #5 in MOJO Magazine Albums of 2000.
Nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2000.
Named Planet Sound's #1 album of 2000.
Spirit Of Scotland Award Music Award 2000
Nordoff-Robbins Best Newcomer Award 2000
Jockrock Tartan Cleft Award 2000
Ranked #49 in MOJO's 'The 50 Greatest UK Indie Records Of All Time!' 2008
- "The Past That Suits You Best"
- "Accused of Stealing"
- "American Trilogy"
- "Reasons for Silence (Ed's Song)"
- "Thirteen Gliding Principles"
- "No Danger"
- "Aye Today"
- "Knowing When to Run"
- "Make Your Move"
- Alun Woodward - Guitar, Vocal
- Emma Pollock - Guitar, Vocal
- Stewart Henderson - Bass Guitar
- Paul Savage - Drums
- Alan Barr, Barry Burns, Lorne Cowieson, Carlie Cross, Tony Doogan, Graham Flett, David Laing, Greg Lawson, Camille Mason, Guy Milford, Jim Putnam, Chris Renwick, Paul Stone, Dougie Summers, Graeme Wilson
- Lindsay Savage - Cover Photography