Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Deacon Blue: Glasgow Skyline

Robert Sandall, Q, August 1991

IF A BAND’S success could be measured simply in terms of gold, silver and platinum discs earned, then Deacon Blue have clearly had a lot of it. The first sight awaiting anybody who toils up the four flights of stairs to their bright and airy management office suite in central Glasgow is a large collection of those shiny but curiously unattractive — and, since all are framed and under glass, quite unplayable — LP-styled trophies.

Total word count of piece: 2197


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: