Shopping Cart

0 Items in Cart
The McCluskey Brothers

The McCluskey Brothers

Perfect pop from the two former members of Glasgow band The Bluebells.



Linn 40th Anniversary Collection
Linn 40th Anniversary Collection
Linn celebrates its 40th anniversary with a limited edition collection bursting with stand-out music 

AKD 425  

Linn Records Sampler
Linn Records Sampler
Linn Records sampler with highlights from the Jazz, Classical and Scottish catalogue. 

AKP 175  

Housewives' Choice
Housewives' Choice
One-time Bluebells with a blend of Celtic soulfulness and strong melody. 

AKD 120  

"Strong melodies and neatly honed harmonies." Q Magazine  

The McCluskey Brothers were formed by Ken and David McCluskey in 1986 after their departure from successful pop group The Bluebells. Marrying choppy guitar sounds and Celtic soulfulness, these siblings have a unique and intuitive understanding of melody, harmony and rhythm. Their sound and eclectic approach has influenced a goodly number of Glasgow-based bands. Using arrangements that allow the often intense lyrics to breathe, they recorded a critically-acclaimed album for Linn Records in 2000. Almost a decades worth of work, it contains material from two previous albums, some self-penned material along with lost Scottish folk songs. Additional members of the group include Gary Kane (bass), Ross McFarlane (drums) and Ali MacCleod (lead guitar).

Get Rhythm Magazine
Top class songwriting and excellent production.
more >>

Q
Strong melodies and neatly honed harmonies, allied to a faultless production job.
more >>

The Herald
Criminally undervalued for many spurious reasons, none of them relating to their musical worth.
more >>