Our Town Re-release
Q Magazine October 2000
Defunct Scottish AOR peddlers remind the world of their 16 UK hit singles
To any confused individuals who still believe that musical success has anything to do with credibility, Deacon Blue must have seemed like the devil's own handiwork.However, in their time, namely the late 80's, their innocuous, rootsy rock 'n' roll had little trouble wooing the masses.
Dignity, Wages Day, Real Gone Kid and Fergus Sings The Blues pitched Ricky Ross's Bryan Adams growl against a polished musical backdrop that raised the roof at any post-wedding knees up.They were The Corrs of their day - without the three good looking ones. Danny Scott