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THE Proclaimers yesterday backed a Scottish Government initiative which uses money seized from criminals to help young musicians.
WHEN it comes to instantly recognisable Scots, The Proclaimers are up there with Robert Burns and Billy Connolly. Indeed, so identifiable are Charlie and Craig Reid with their Buddy Holly-style glasses, to see one of them without their specs is a bit like Oor Wullie without his bucket.
OWING to the success of their North American tour, The Proclaimers are hoping to add another date to their US schedule.
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IN THE dark lobby of Edinburgh's Sheraton Hotel, it takes a few moments to recognise Charlie Reid. Without the trademark specs, faded denim jacket and an identical twin by his side, he looks like any other punter who's wandered in off Lothian Road –- certainly not like one half of one of the most visually distinctive music acts to come out of Scotland in the past 20 years.
THE Proclaimers have announced additional tour dates, including a free event in August.
THE Proclaimers have today announced two dates at the Usher Hall – the first time they will have played the Capital since last summer's sell-out concert at Edinburgh Castle.
THEY wrote their early songs in the recession of the late 1980s. The troubled times inspired lines like "Bathgate no more" in "Letter from America".
A CARICATURE of The Proclaimers, exaggerating the twin singers' features with towering foreheads and fat lips, takes centre stage this week alongside familiar faces, such as Audrey Hepburn and George Bush.
TARTAN Army bosses have issued a call to runners in Edinburgh to join in a Proclaimers-inspired challenge for this year's Sport Relief event.
THE Proclaimers' concert at Edinburgh Castle will take place on Saturday, July 19, it was announced today.
THE Proclaimers are set to perform in front of 8000 people at Edinburgh Castle Esplanade in July, it was reported today.
AN emerging Edinburgh band have been added to the final sold-out shows of the Proclaimers' British tour.
THE PROCLAIMERS are backing a new suicide awareness campaign after their former manager took his own life earlier this year.
IT is one of their most recognisable songs, has become an anthem for Hibs fans, and even inspired a musical.
IT is an announcement that will delight their fans and infuriate their detractors - the Proclaimers plan to go on singing until they are 100.
PROCLAIMERS star Charlie Reid has revealed he will no longer need his trademark glasses when he undergoes laser eye surgery later this year.
A NEW charity named after one of the Proclaimers' most famous songs has been launched to support amputees in deprived areas around the world.