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Pearlfishers are a Glasgow-based rock band fronted by the singer and songwriter David Scott, who are acclaimed as "one of Scotland's best-kept musical secrets".[1] Other contributors include drummer Jim Gash, Dee Bahl, Brian McAlpine, Mil Stricevic and Duglas T. Stewart, also of the BMX Bandits. The band's 2007 album, Up With the Larks, was named one of the top albums of 2007 by the Sunday Mail music critic, Billy Sloan.[2] and their 2014 release "Open Up your Colouring Book" drew favourable comparisons [3] to the work of Paul Simon and the Beach Boys.

Selected discography[edit]

  • Sacred EP (My Dark Star, 1991)
  • Hurt EP (My Dark Star, 1991)
  • Woodenwire EP (My Dark Star, 1991)
  • Saint Francis Songs EP (Iona Gold, 1993)
  • Za Za's Garden (Iona Gold, 1993)
  • Living in a Foreign Country EP (Iona Gold, 1994)
  • The Strange Underworld of the Tall Poppies (Marina, 1997)
  • Even on a Sunday Afternoon EP (Marina, 1997)
  • Banana Sandwich EP (Marina, 1998)
  • The Young Picnickers (Marina, 1999)
  • Across The Milky Way (Marina, 2001)
  • Sky Meadows (Marina, 2003)
  • A Sunflower at Christmas EP (Marina, 2004)
  • Up With The Larks (Marina, 2007)
  • The Umbrellas of Shibuya 7" vinyl single (Marina, 2007)
  • Open Up Your Colouring Book (Marina, 2014)


  1. ^ Michael Edwards, Pearlfishers - Up With The Larks,, no date
  2. ^ Billy Sloan, "I'm Up With The Larks", Sunday Mail, 6 January 2008
  3. ^ Keith Bruce,[1], "Herald Scotland", 2 May 2014

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