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Tag: Cee Smith

Trainspotting: Choose Life. Be Moved. And all that stuff.

Glasgow poet Cee Smith takes a trip to the pictures I was seven in 1996 when Trainspotting first came out. I don’t know how old I...

Josephine Sillars: Problems with power in an age of anxiety

Cee Smith reviews the new single from Josephine Sillars Band 'Everybody’s got their problems with power... everybody’s got their problems with power’ So is the driving refrain...

Falling in love with songs that embrace break-ups and breakdowns

Cee Smith reviews CRASH, the new album from Scottish duo The Miss's. January is a difficult time for everyone. Winter begins properly here. After all...

Review: We’ve been living in a satire all along… haven’t we?

Review: Cee Smith on Girobabies' Mark and a spin-out album ‘Need the Characters’ is the solo album of Girobabies' frontman and all-round "guy who makes...

When music and poetry come to mean something at a specific...

Poet Cee Smith considers a band making waves with their own musical poetry, and reflects how a sound can affect you in a certain moment...

Where You’re Meant To Be and the importance of staying true...

REVIEW: Glasgow poet Cee Smith reflects on an unlikely Scottish movie hit from 2016 Where You’re Meant to Be is exactly what it’s tagline says...

Off the cuff: Summer’s nearly over, and what have you done..?

Glasgow poet and performer Cee Smith looks back on her summer and offers some off-the-cuff reviews: Music and Shows: If you like 60s psychedelic pop with...

Essay: What can we learn from the French about attitudes to...

Cee Smith on French attitudes to protest and what we might learn from them The French, they’re always protesting. Every little thing they take to the streets. We dismiss...

Reflections on a post-Brexit weekend and our ‘new circumstances’ in Europe

Glasgow poet Cee Smith reflects on Brexit and its impact on the Number 19 bus As the packed number 19 bus rolled past George Square...

Twistettes launch album career with a love letter to punk

Cee Smith reviews a first album from a new Scottish band. The Twistettes debut album Jilt the Jive is a love letter to punk. It’s a...