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Idlewild are a Scottish rock band formed in the Winter of 1995, by vocalist Roddy Woomble, guitarist Rod Jones, drummer Colin Newton, and bassist Phil Scanlon. Edinburgh ( ˈɛdɪnb(ərə Dùn Èideann) is the Capital of Scotland and is its second largest city after Glasgow. Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of Indie rock is genre of Alternative rock that primarily exists in the independent Underground music scene In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Sanctuary Records is a Record label based in the United Kingdom and a subsidiary of Universal Music Group. Pye Records is a British Record label. In its first incarnation Pye's best known artists were Lonnie Donegan (1956-69 Petula Clark (1957-71 The EMI Group is a British music company comprising the major record company EMI Music – which operates several labels and is based in Kensington in Parlophone is a Record label, founded in Germany in 1896 by the Carl Lindström Company. The Reindeer Section are a Scottish Indie rock supergroup formed in 2001 by Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol, which released Astrid were a guitar-pop foursome from the Isle of Lewis in the Hebrides, Scotland. Degrassi is a Scottish indie rock band Degrassi are based in Edinburgh. Turn formed in 1998 when lead singer/guitarist Ollie Cole and drummer Ian Melady joined forces with Dublin bass player Gavin Fox, who they met at a Dublin recording studio Vega4 were a four-piece band formed in London Johnny McDaid was the band's lead vocalist and was joined on guitar by Bruce Gainsford Roddy Woomble ( 13 August 1976) is the lead Singer of Scottish rock band Idlewild and a solo Contemporary folk musician Rod Jones (born 3 December, 1976) is the Guitarist and Backing vocalist for indie rock band Idlewild. Colin Newton ( 18 April, 1977) is the Drummer in for Scottish indie-rock band Idlewild. Allan Stewart (born David Allan Stewart 21 January 1977) is a guitarist in the band Idlewild and also DeSalvo. Gareth Russell is the Bass guitarist for Idlewild, joining the band in 2006 following the departure of Gavin Fox in 2005 Gavin Bernard Fox (born in Dublin, Ireland) is bass player with the band Concerto For Constantine. Alex Grant is a former Australian rules footballer who played with University. Bob Fairfoull (born Robert James Fairfoull on August 6, 1976) is a Scottish musician Jeremy Mills (born May 28, 1977) is a former Guitarist of the Scottish rock band Idlewild. This needs additional references or sources. Feel free to add in any additional citations and source Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. Roddy Woomble ( 13 August 1976) is the lead Singer of Scottish rock band Idlewild and a solo Contemporary folk musician Rod Jones (born 3 December, 1976) is the Guitarist and Backing vocalist for indie rock band Idlewild. Colin Newton ( 18 April, 1977) is the Drummer in for Scottish indie-rock band Idlewild. This needs additional references or sources. Feel free to add in any additional citations and source
Part of Idlewild's early success can be attributed to their singles gaining heavy rotation on Steve Lamacq's Evening Session on BBC Radio 1. Steve Lamacq (born 16 October 1965) sometimes known by his Nicknames Lammo (given to him by John Peel) or " The Cat Alongside his all-round endorsement of the band, Lamacq often cites them as one of his favourite bands.
Initially, their sound obeyed the conventions of 1990s British indie-punk guitar music, however, unlike many of their contemporaries, it developed over time, from an edgy and angular sound (as heard in their early material - once described by the NME as "the sound of a flight of stairs falling down a flight of stairs"), to a sweeping, melodic rock sound as displayed on The Remote Part and Warnings/Promises. The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a Popular music Magazine in the United Kingdom which has been The Remote Part is the third full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released July 15, 2002 to widespread critical Warnings/Promises is the fourth full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released March 7, 2005. While Idlewild's sound cannot be easily placed into a specific genre, they have clearly been influenced by the likes of: Gang Of Four, R.E.M., The Smiths and Fugazi. Gang of Four are an English Post-punk group from Leeds. Original personnel were singer Jon King, guitarist Andy Gill, bass guitarist REM is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1980 by Michael Stipe ( lead vocals) Peter Buck ( Guitar The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982 Fugazi are an American alternative / post-hardcore band that formed in Washington D
On November 21st 2005, Idlewild announced that, after eight years and four albums, they were parting ways with their record label Parlophone/EMI. Since then, Idlewild signed to Sanctuary Records and released their latest album, Make Another World, in March 2007. Sanctuary Records is a Record label based in the United Kingdom and a subsidiary of Universal Music Group. Make Another World is the fifth full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released on 5 March, 2007 through
Currently without a label, the band is in the midst of writing their seventh studio album.
Idlewild, named after the quiet meeting place in frontman Roddy Woomble's favourite book at the time, Anne of Green Gables, formed in December of 1995 in Edinburgh, Scotland when the then 19 year-old Woomble met drummer Colin Newton at a party. Anne of Green Gables is a book by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery published in 1908 Colin Newton ( 18 April, 1977) is the Drummer in for Scottish indie-rock band Idlewild. The two discovered they had much in common, including similar musical interests and record collections (including the likes of Sonic Youth, Fugazi, Bob Dylan and R.E.M.); by the end of the night, they had discussed forming a band together. Sonic Youth is an American Alternative rock band formed in New York City in 1981 Fugazi are an American alternative / post-hardcore band that formed in Washington D Bob Dylan (born Robert Zimmerman, May 24 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American singer-songwriter author poet and painter who has been a major REM is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1980 by Michael Stipe ( lead vocals) Peter Buck ( Guitar Also that evening, the two were introduced to guitarist Rod Jones and the three kept in contact afterwards. Rod Jones (born 3 December, 1976) is the Guitarist and Backing vocalist for indie rock band Idlewild. They would meet up to listen to music, and began to write songs together. In need of a bassist, they brought Phil Scanlon into the fold due to the fact that he owned a bass guitar. The four began practicing late in the year in a room that has been described as "so cold that all the early songs were written with gloves on".
Idlewild played their first show on 16 January 1996, in the Subway Club in Edinburgh to a crowd of thirty friends, which led to many more shows around Edinburgh throughout the course of the year. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) In May of 1996 the band, now with over twenty songs written, entered Split Level Studios to record "House Alone", "Suicide" and "Paranoid". The tape of these recordings earned the band many bookings at various venues around Scotland, including the city of Glasgow. Glasgow (ˈglæzgoʊ is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom Local publications that heard the tape reviewed it favorably. In October the band recorded three other songs, "Self Healer", "Queen of the Troubled Teens", and "Faster", at Chamber Studios, owned by producer Jamie Watson. These songs helped build the strong buzz surrounding the band when they were released on seven inch vinyl.
Phil Scanlon decided to leave the band in February 1997 to concentrate on his studies. Since leaving Idlewild, he has become a highly successful chemical engineer and currently resides in Detroit. Roddy Woomble soon asked his friend Bob Fairfoull to replace the departing bassist. Bob Fairfoull (born Robert James Fairfoull on August 6, 1976) is a Scottish musician Fairfoull had been present at every Idlewild show since the summer of 1996, and had impressed the others with his spoken-word solo acoustic shows as well as his involvement with Edinburgh's 'Pussy Hoover'. Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Bob's debut with the band took place on 28 February at Glasgow bar Nice and Sleazy's. Events 202 BC - coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty 's rule
The band's debut single "Queen of the Troubled Teens" was released on 17 March 1997, and built upon the chaotic reputation of their shows. " Queen of the Troubled Teens " is the debut single by Idlewild, released on Human Condition in March 1997. Events 45 BC - In his last victory Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar Radio Scotland DJ Peter Easton and influential Radio One DJ Steve Lamacq came across copies. Peter Easton ( c 1570 &ndash 1620 or after was a Pirate in the early 17th century who operated along the Newfoundland coastline between Harbour Grace Steve Lamacq (born 16 October 1965) sometimes known by his Nicknames Lammo (given to him by John Peel) or " The Cat Lamacq was particularly impressed with the track "Self Healer" and asked, on the air, that if anyone knew anything about the band, they should contact him. In the summer of 1997 Idlewild played their first London shows which were attended by the likes of Lamacq, and representatives from Deceptive Records. Deceptive Records was a British Independent record label formed in 1992 by Steve Lamacq, Tony Smith and Alan James which concentrated on Reviews at this time, in the pages of NME and Melody Maker compared their live gigs to "a flight of stairs falling down a flight of stairs". The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a Popular music Magazine in the United Kingdom which has been Melody Maker, published in the United Kingdom, was according to its publisher IPC Media, the world's oldest weekly Music Newspaper The band were soon asked to record a single for Fierce Panda and to record an EP/mini-album with Deceptive Records. Fierce Panda Records is a London -based Independent record label, with its first release in February 1994. In October 1997 the band spent six days with producer Paul Tipler in River Studios (located in South London). Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar The result was Captain, which the band describes as "an innocent, frank nugget of noise pop magic". Captain is the debut release by Scottish rock band Idlewild. Although the number of tracks would normally class the release as an EP, After the release of the "Chandelier" single, the band signed a deal with Food Records/EMI in December, since the band liked Blur a lot, who were already signed to the label. " Chandelier " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild. Food Records was a Record label set up in 1984 by Andy Ross and David Balfe. The EMI Group is a British music company comprising the major record company EMI Music – which operates several labels and is based in Kensington in Blur are an English Alternative rock band that formed in London in 1989 Following the record deal the members quit their respective jobs or university courses.
1998 marked the year where the public became actively aware of Idlewild, who kicked off the year with their first UK tour, supporting the band Midget. Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Midget are a Guitar band from Stamford, Lincolnshire who formed in 1996 The release of Captain on the 18 January received positive reviews in the NME, Melody Maker and Kerrang!. Events 350 - Generallus Magnentius deposes Roman Emperor Constans and proclaims himself Emperor Kerrang! is a weekly rock Magazine published by Bauer Consumer Media in the United Kingdom. In February the band re-entered the studio, once again with Paul Tipler to record their first full-length album for Food Records. Food Records was a Record label set up in 1984 by Andy Ross and David Balfe. Two singles were released before the album's release, "A Film for the Future" (compared to "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by one journalist) and "Everyone Says You're So Fragile". " A Film for the Future " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 1998 Album Hope Is Important " Smells Like Teen Spirit " is a song by the American rock band Nirvana. " Everyone Says You're So Fragile " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 1998 Album Hope Is Important Both singles helped to expand the band's growing fanbase alongside notable appearances at summer festivals. October marked the arrival of their debut album Hope Is Important which the band now describes as "a confused, skewered, noisy, sad pop record". Hope Is Important is the first full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released October 19, 1998. Further singles from the album included, "I'm a Message" and fan favorite "When I Argue I See Shapes". " I'm a Message " is a song by Scottish rock band Idlewild, from their 1998 Album Hope Is Important " When I Argue I See Shapes " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 1998 Album Hope Is Important Tours supporting Ash, Placebo and Manic Street Preachers followed the release. Ash are an Alternative rock band that formed in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland in 1992 Placebo are an Alternative rock band formed in London in 1994 currently comprising Brian Molko, Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest Manic Street Preachers (often known colloquially as the " Manics " or " MSP " are a Welsh rock band consisting of James
Idlewild eventually returned to Edinburgh in 1999 to begin writing new songs, and they took a different approach to how they worked in the studio. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Eventually the band contacted engineer Bob Weston from Chicago who recorded six songs with them in London. Bob Weston is an American Musician, producer, Recording engineer, and record mastering engineer Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. These songs held a more aggressive, emptier sound than those previously and the band were pleased with the results; however, they remained unsure of their direction. During the summer, Idlewild were invited to play at the opening of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, a momentous day for Scottish history. The Scottish Parliament ( Scottish Gaelic: Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: Scottish Pairlament) is the devlolved national unicameral Scotland is where the band would remain for a while, letting the surrounding environment influence their songwriting and letting the songs represent the band as they were. Hitting a stride, the band returned to the studio with producer Dave Eringa and recorded "Little Discourage" and "Roseability" in their first session. Dave Eringa is a British Record producer who has engineered mixed produced and played on albums by such bands as Manic Street Preachers, Ocean Colour Very happy with the results, the band continued to record what would become their second full-length album, 100 Broken Windows. The song "Little Discourage" was released in September and brought Idlewild a larger number of fans and much more radio play. " Little Discourage " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 2000 Album 100 Broken Windows. Hope Is Important was released in America, and to support it, the band performed a small number of tour dates on the East Coast. The remainder of the year was spent mixing the new album in Glasgow.
In March the following year, they released the single "Actually it's Darkness" and embarked on their biggest UK tour to date. March 2000: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September Jeremy Mills joined the band on tour, playing guitar and keyboards. Their sound had now evolved from simplistic punk-rock to a more mature sound resembling R. E. M. , Echo and the Bunnymen, and Smiths. Echo & the Bunnymen are an English Post-punk group formed in Liverpool in 1978 The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982 100 Broken Windows became silver in the UK and the band went on tour in Europe and North America. Further singles released from the album included "These Wooden Ideas" and "Roseability". " These Wooden Ideas " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 2000 Album 100 Broken Windows. " Roseability " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 2000 Album 100 Broken Windows.
As 2001 began, the band entered the studio once again, this time with producer Stephen Street to record songs written in the last half of 2000. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Stephen Brian Street is a music producer best known for his work with The Smiths in the 1980s The Sundays and Blur (often regarded as the 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. While happy with the results the band put their next album aside to tour America. American music magazine Spin named 100 Broken Windows the "number one album you didn't hear in 2000" and the album received other rave reviews in the American press on its release in April. Spin is a Music Magazine that reports on Music for Life Founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione Jr Whilst touring the album in America, Allan Stewart replaced Jeremy as touring guitarist.
Idlewild eventually moved up to the highlands of Scotland and began the writing and demoing process of what would become The Remote Part. The Remote Part is the third full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released July 15, 2002 to widespread critical Allan and Jeremy both joined the band in a cottage in Inchnadamph, Sutherland. Sutherland (In Gaelic the area is referred to according to its traditional areas Dùthaich 'Ic Aoidh (NW Asainte (Assynt and Cataibh (East Woomble began a friendship with Scottish poet laureate Edwin Morgan who wrote some words for the band. A Poet Laureate is a Poet officially appointed by a government and is often expected to compose poems for State occasions and other government events Edwin George Morgan OBE (born April 27, 1920) is a Scottish poet and translator who is associated with the Scottish Renaissance These would eventually end up on the song "Scottish Fiction," the album's closing track. The remainder of the year was spent recording and mixing the album in various locations with producer Dave Eringa. Dave Eringa is a British Record producer who has engineered mixed produced and played on albums by such bands as Manic Street Preachers, Ocean Colour This period marked the band's longest absence from performing.
The band re-entered the public's minds in 2002 when the single "You Held the World in Your Arms" became 'A-listed' on Radio One and entered the UK Singles Chart at number nine, marking the band's biggest hit to date. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. " You Held the World in Your Arms " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 2002 Album The Remote Part The UK Singles Chart is compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC on behalf of the British record industry A UK tour followed with Ikara Colt supporting and a second single "American English" was released. Ikara Colt were a four piece art-rock band formed by art students at London Guildhall University " American English " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 2002 Album The Remote Part. Eventually The Remote Part was released, and entered the album charts at number three. The album was considered their best by many, being a record of considerable depth as well as one of the most melodic records of the year. The album went gold in the UK and a third single "Live in a Hiding Place" was released as the band embarked upon a four-month European tour in September, which included supporting dates with Coldplay. Coldplay TalkColdplay#Is_or_Are_dispute_again
29 September 2002 became an interesting date in the band's history when Bob Fairfoull left the band, following a show in Amsterdam. Events 522 BC - Darius I of Persia kills the Magian usurper Gaumâta securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Bob Fairfoull (born Robert James Fairfoull on August 6, 1976) is a Scottish musician Fairfoull had been increasingly distant from the band over the past year and his time in Idlewild had run its course. The band and Fairfoull remain friends to this day, and Bob now plays bass with Edinburgh-based band Degrassi. Degrassi is a Scottish indie rock band Degrassi are based in Edinburgh. Gavin Fox, longtime Irish friend, joined and a fifth member was found in Allan Stewart, who became a permanent member after years as a touring guitarist. Gavin Bernard Fox (born in Dublin, Ireland) is bass player with the band Concerto For Constantine. Allan Stewart may refer to Allan Stewart (Jacobite, legendary Jacobite in "the Appin murder" who inspired both Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson While Fox learned the bass parts in Dublin, technician and friend Alex Grant filled in to assist the band.
2002 was Idlewild's most successful year by far, with The Remote Part entering many 'Best of the Year' lists and the Scottish Sunday Herald naming Idlewild "Band of the Year. "
With Gavin and Allan officially in tow, the new version of Idlewild spent January of the following year writing songs and practising in an old lighthouse outside Edinburgh. A final single from The Remote Part, "A Modern Way of Letting Go", introduced the new lineup to the UK via several television appearances and another short tour of Britain and Ireland. " A Modern Way of Letting Go " is a song by Scottish Rock band Idlewild, from their 2002 Album The Remote Part
The Remote Part received its US release in March 2003 and the band embarked upon a cross-continent, nine-week headline tour playing their biggest US shows in New York City and Los Angeles. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the March 2003: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September The City of New York Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The band then returned to America in May at the request of Pearl Jam, who asked the band to open one leg of their 'Riot Act' world tour. Pearl Jam is an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990 These were the biggest venues Idlewild had played in, and they found friends in Pearl Jam, even playing with them onstage on the final night in Chicago.
The band then returned to Scotland to reflect upon the year, and soon headed for a house in Glenelg in the Scottish Highlands to start working on songs for the next record. Glenelg ( Gleann Eilg in Gaelic) is a quiet Village in Skye and Lochalsh, Highland, in western Scotland. The Scottish Highlands ( Scottish Gaelic: A' Ghàidhealtachd, Scots: Hielans) include the rugged and Mountainous Writing continued intermittently until early December (pausing only to open for The Rolling Stones in September at Glasgow's SECC).
As 2004 began, Idlewild spent the first four months of the year writing and demoing new songs up in the Scottish Highlands and in Roddy's flat in London. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " The songs had a different feel to them, and the band decided to start the record afresh, choosing American producer Tony Hoffer to man the controls. The band then headed over to Los Angeles toward the end of May and spent the next three months sorting out, recording and mixing the new songs. This marked the first time Idlewild had recorded an album all in one go.
The band finished up the record in October 2004 in New York with mixer Michael Brauer. Roddy rented a room on the Lower East Side and stayed there for the remainder of the year, listening to the album they'd just made. 2004 became the first in the band's existence devoted almost entirely to writing and recording an album. At the end of this year they titled it Warnings/Promises. Warnings/Promises is the fourth full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released March 7, 2005.
2005 began with a series of acoustic shows around the UK. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The first single from Warnings/Promises, entitled "Love Steals Us from Loneliness", appeared in February and became Idlewild's fourth Top 20 single. " Love Steals Us from Loneliness " is a song by the Scottish Rock band, Idlewild, from their 2005 Album Warnings/Promises The album followed two weeks later and debuted in the UK Top Ten. Warnings/Promises received mainly positive reviews; however, some critics and fans greatly disliked the direction taken with this album, with its quiet, reflective mood and obvious R. E. M. influence.
In the UK, the band embarked upon an extensive UK tour, changing the setlist every night and revisiting songs from all their albums. In the summer, Idlewild played a number of festivals and opened shows for U2, R. E. M. and the Pixies. Pixies are an American Alternative rock band formed in Boston Massachusetts in 1986 The year ended with a Christmas show at the band's "spiritual home", famed venue the Glasgow Barrowlands. The Barrowlands (more properly The Barrowland Ballroom) is a major Dance hall and Concert venue in Glasgow, Scotland.
After a very busy year with much touring, the band announced in November 2005 that they had parted ways with their record company Parlophone after fulfilling contractual obligation over eight years, leaving them without a record deal. PortalCurrent events News collections and sources See WikipediaNews collections and sources. Parlophone is a Record label, founded in Germany in 1896 by the Carl Lindström Company. However, despite rumors that they were breaking up, the band claimed that they were looking forward to the future. 
After their December 2005 Glasgow Barrowlands gig, Gavin Fox left the band and was replaced by former Astrid bass player Gareth Russell. Glasgow (ˈglæzgoʊ is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom The Barrowlands (more properly The Barrowland Ballroom) is a major Dance hall and Concert venue in Glasgow, Scotland. Gavin Bernard Fox (born in Dublin, Ireland) is bass player with the band Concerto For Constantine. Astrid were a guitar-pop foursome from the Isle of Lewis in the Hebrides, Scotland. Gareth Russell is the Bass guitarist for Idlewild, joining the band in 2006 following the departure of Gavin Fox in 2005 
Idlewild worked on a large number of songs, which they recorded with 100 Broken Windows and The Remote Part producer Dave Eringa in their rehearsal room. The Remote Part is the third full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released July 15, 2002 to widespread critical Dave Eringa is a British Record producer who has engineered mixed produced and played on albums by such bands as Manic Street Preachers, Ocean Colour A rehearsal is a preparatory event in Music and Theatre (and in other contexts that is performed before the official public Performance, as a form of Roddy Woomble recorded an album of folk music material under his own name titled My Secret is My Silence which was released on 24 July 2006. Folk music can have a number of different meanings including Traditional music: The original meaning of the term "folk music" was synonymous My Secret is My Silence is the debut album by Idlewild singer Roddy Woomble, released 24 July, 2006. Events 1132 - Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Woomble's solo material was written alongside guitarist Rod Jones, friend Michael Angus and folksinger Karine Polwart, and produced by folk musician John McCusker. Rod Jones (born 5 February 1953) studied English and History at the University of Melbourne. Sir Michael R Angus, DL is a former Chairman of Unilever. Sir Michael was born on 6 May 1929. Karine Polwart (born 1971) is a Scottish Singer-songwriter. She writes and performs music with a strong folk and roots feel her songs dealing John McCusker is a Scottish Folk musician He was born in 1974 and began playing the Fiddle at the age 7 Woomble performed alongside the acclaimed Polwart for three songs at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow in January 2006 and toured the album in July and August 2006. The Celtic Connections festival started in 1994 in Glasgow, Scotland, and has since been held every January Rod Jones meanwhile worked on an album with Inara George called George Is Jones
In July 2006, it was announced Idlewild would sign to 1960s label Sequel, which was reactivated by music group Sanctuary. Rod Jones (born 5 February 1953) studied English and History at the University of Melbourne. Inara George (born in 1974 is a Los Angeles California -based Singer-songwriter, one half of The Bird and the Bee, a member of the band Merrick with Sequel Records is an imprint of the large United Kingdom based Independent record label, Sanctuary Records. Sanctuary Records is a Record label based in the United Kingdom and a subsidiary of Universal Music Group.
The album Make Another World was released on March 5, 2007. Make Another World is the fifth full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released on 5 March, 2007 through Events 363 - Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. "If It Takes You Home" was the first single released from it and was available as a download and 7" single. " If It Takes You Home " was a 2006 download and limited edition 7" single free for fans of Idlewild who registered to their internet fanbase before the "No Emotion" was the second single released; it went to #36 in the UK Top 40 chart. " No Emotion " is a song by Scottish band Idlewild from their sixth album Make Another World. "A Ghost in the Arcade" is the next single to be released, due on 18th June, though only as an internet-downloadable track and not available on CD. " A Ghost in the Arcade " was the download-only single from Scottish band Idlewild, released on 18 June, 2007.
At the 19 March, 2007, Aberdeen concert on the Make Another World UK Tour, Woomble announced the show was being filmed for a live DVD release (included with special edition of the band's greatest hits album Scottish Fiction - Best of 1997-2007). Events 1279 - A Mongolian victory in the Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China. This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2007 The band played a twenty-three song setlist which included a considerable number of songs from earlier albums such as Hope is Important. It was at this gig that the video for "A Ghost in the Arcade" was filmed.
During their 16 May gig in The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Woomble announced an Idlewild 'Greatest Hits' compilation would be released later in the year at the request of former label Parlophone. Events 1204 - Baldwin IX Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire. Scottish Fiction - Best of 1997-2007 was released on 1 October 2007 by Parlophone and is a 17 track 'best of' compilation featuring career highlights, and includes the aforementioned DVD. Events 331 BC - Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
A second compilation album was also released on 29 October. Events 437 - Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II A Distant History - Rarities 1997-2007 included the band's early singles as well as many B-sides and was available only through download stores. A Distant History - Rarities 1997-2007 is a download-only compilation album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, comprised of rarities and b-sides throughout the band's
In November 2007, writing on the band's MySpace site, Woomble denied rumours Idlewild would split, instead stating that they would shortly be beginning work on their seventh studio album. MySpace is a popular social networking Website offering an interactive user-submitted network of friends personal profiles blogs groups photos music and  Recently, the band also announced that they would play at Edinburgh's hogmany celebrations and won the best festival act award at the Tartan Clef awards. The band continue to play more gigs while working on their next album. Meanwhile, Woomble has been writing a column for Scottish newspaper The Sunday Herald and plans to release his second solo album on September 15th.
The band Outkast released an album of music from their film Idlewild that caused Roddy Woomble to comment "Not sure what's up with this new OutKast album. Outkast (typeset as OutKast) is a Grammy Award -winning American hip hop duo based out of East Point Georgia, a city Idlewild is an American Musical film, released August 25, 2006, written and directed by Bryan Barber. Keep seeing posters for it and thinking I've forgotten about a concert. "  The use of the name is not expected to cause much confusion though, as the two acts are very different. Upon being asked about the chances of a collaboration, Roddy commented "Maybe when our new LP comes out next February some unfamiliars will think we're some sort of OutKast tribute. Make Another World is the fifth full-length studio album by Scottish rock band Idlewild, released on 5 March, 2007 through Could be interesting. Probably won't be. "
In 2007 rumours surfaced that the band would call their new album "Outkast" in reply. 
|Single Title||Year / Month||Album||UK Singles Chart|
|"Queen of the Troubled Teens" (Not Eligible)||1997 March||—||-|
|"Chandelier" (Not Eligible)||1997 December||-|
|"Satan Polaroid"||1998 February||Captain||160|
|"A Film for the Future"||1998 April||Hope Is Important||53|
|"Everyone Says You're So Fragile"||1998 July||47|
|"I'm a Message"||1998 October||41|
|"When I Argue I See Shapes"||1999 February||19|
|"Little Discourage"||1999 September||100 Broken Windows||24|
|"Actually It's Darkness"||2000 March||23|
|"These Wooden Ideas"||2000 June||32|
|"You Held the World in Your Arms"||2002 April||The Remote Part||9|
|"American English"||2002 June||15|
|"Live in a Hiding Place"||2002 October||26|
|"A Modern Way of Letting Go"||2003 February||28|
|"Love Steals Us from Loneliness"||2005 February||Warnings/Promises||16|
|"I Understand It"||2005 May||32|
|"El Capitan"||2005 July||39|
|"If It Takes You Home" (download only)||2006 December||Make Another World||n/a|
|"No Emotion"||2007 February||36|
|"A Ghost in the Arcade" (download only)||2007 June||n/a|