Two years ago, Frankie Boyle – of Mock the Week fame – was the comic turn.
He was soon in full flow with tried and trusted observations of life in Scotland, such as when he observed a drunk man in Bathgate walk up to a house, piddle on the door, then fish out his keys and let himself in. Mind you, Mac Donald's appearance at the awards split the audience by age – not into those who appreciated her music and those who didn't, but into those who knew who she was and those who didn't.
Haar laatste plaat verscheen in februari, die ze eerder dit jaar aan het Nederlandse publiek presenteerde in een (zwaar) uitverkochte Tivoli Vredenburg.
Ich dachte mir 'Oh Gott, da steht dieser großartige Fußballtrainer und er tanzt zu meiner Musik und singt meine Texte!He may have played Jongleurs in Glasgow on a Saturday night – as this correspondent has witnessed – but Scotland's lower division footballers are the Taliban of audiences and Boyle soon abandoned the stage in high dudgeon. Quite a number of the more veteran guests were apparently under the impression they were going to see a comic turn by the bubbly blonde once known as the Lovely Aimee Mc Donald, co-star with John Cleese and Marty Feldman of the pre-Monty Python TV hit, At last the 1948 Show, which left our screens in 1968. " exclaimed Fifpro representative, Tony Higgins, before the truth dawned.Last year it was Frank Carson, whose most topical joke was about the Falklands War. Speaking of comic turns, a transposition of this year's SPL table to last season's campaign deprived Motherwell of an unofficial championship, as several readers pointed out after last week's column about what Scottish football would look like without Celtic and Rangers." She turned to introducing the next song, Youth Of Today: "When I was about 15-years-old I was sick of feeling I was being judged, just for being young …In previous years the event has followed a familiar format – get the awards over early before the players from wee clubs at the end of their seasons become alcapacitated by incohol and drown out the proceedings with uncontrollable crowd noise.
Amy underlined the reality of life on the road as she spoke to the Evening Express, to promote her Aberdeen show, from inside a cramped, wee box room.