The Filthy Tongues featuring Paul Hullah – a free download

Painting a poignant vision of a lovelorn, desolate Christmas day in Edinburgh, Paul Hullah’s spoken word poem ‘I’m on your side, Ophelia’, rings out as a welcome antidote to the piped yuletide muzak belched out at this time of year.

With musical backing by the Filthy Tongues, the song also features on the vinyl addition to the book SCENES, released by Martin Metcalfe and Paul Hullah.


“Never mind those late night docs on BBC Four, Scenes, which is published by Edinburgh’s Word Power Books, is an album of snapshots of the 1980s in Scotland as they really were”. THE HERALD, Keith Bruce Arts editor 22/11/2014

‘This project is really going to get people thinking’. BBC RADIO SCOTLAND, Janice Forsyth The Culture Studio, 01/12/2014

*The Filthy Tongues are Martin Metcalfe, Fin Wilson and Derek Kelly. They have recorded and toured with, amongst others – the Ramones, Blondie, New York Dolls, Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth of Talking Heads, Shirley Manson of Garbage and have appeared on the soundtrack of films by Scottish Directors David Mackenzie and Richard Jobson.


Listen to the track on YouTube

Merry Christmas!

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