Edwyn Collins – Losing Sleep (Free Download)

Former Orange Juice frontman, and all round indie legend Edwyn Collins, has had a rough few years of it to say the least, (I highly reccomend watching his BBC Home Again Documentary detailing his miraculous recovery from 2 strokes…), but this his latest single, shows him back to his reliably brilliant best. It exudes everything that makes a Collins classic, trademark brassy soul parpage, the right mix of airplay catchiness and wailing rock sensibility, and of course that enigmatic drawl. With promise of co writing/collaborations from such indie elite as Johnny Marr, Ryan Jarman, Alex Kapranos and *shakes fist* The Drums, I fail to see how Losing Sleep (the album) can be anything other than pure brilliance.

BONUS!? (yes): Download the single here (so you have to sign up for email alerts, just do it you lazy so and so…)