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Sunshine on Leith at Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking

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Sunshine on Leith live at Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking from Tuesday 31st October to Saturday 4th November 2023.

The Proclaimers:

  • How did they get their name?

The Proclaimers got their name from a song by The Alarm called “Rescue”. The line in the song is “The Proclaimers, they’re coming to town“.

  • What is their most famous song?

The Proclaimers’ most famous song is “500 Miles”. It was released in 1988 and reached number one in the UK Singles Chart. The song has been covered by many artists, including Homer Simpson in The Simpsons episode “Homerpalooza”.

  • Where are they from?

The Proclaimers are from Craigie, Fife, Scotland. They were born in 1962 and 1964 respectively.

  • What are their other hit songs?

The Proclaimers have had several other hit songs, including “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)”, “Sunshine on Leith”, “Letter from America”, “Oh My Sweet Carolina”, and “What I Like About You”.

  • What is their songwriting process like?

The Proclaimers write their songs together. They usually start with a guitar riff or melody, and then they add lyrics. They often write about their own lives and experiences.

  • What are their influences?

The Proclaimers’ influences include The Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen. They also cite Scottish folk music as an influence.

  • What are their favorite songs to perform live?

The Proclaimers say that their favorite songs to perform live are “500 Miles”, “Sunshine on Leith”, and “Letter from America”. They also enjoy playing their lesser-known songs, as they feel that it gives their fans a chance to hear something new.

  • What are their plans for the future?

The Proclaimers are still touring and recording music. They have a new album coming out in 2023, called “Angry Cyclist”. They also plan to continue writing and performing music for as long as they can.

Tue – Sat at 19:30

Sat at 14:30

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