Music review: Primal Scream + Johnny Marr, Edinburgh Summer Sessions

As the opening act’s old band once sang, the rain falls hard on a humdrum town.

Sunday, 11th August 2019, 1:47 pm
Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream. Picture: Contributed

Primal Scream + Johnny Marr – 10th August – Edinburgh Summer Sessions, Princes Street GardensChris Mackinnon5 out of 7 starsEdinburgh’s never humdrum, especially as this time of year but the first part of the line was accurate. The rain was so bad that the Smiths legend’s support set was stopped after one song as a precaution. But you can’t keep a good Manc down and he came back on to finish the job, albeit playing a shorter set that was likely planned.

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