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Pronounced Goo-thans (1979) 

 

EMI Cassette Super C60 (Unreleased) (1980)

 

Jazz Mucus for Funk People EP (1982)

 

Winter Feis (Live Appearance 1982)

 

Olacs Volume 79 (1983)

 

Midges Of Rock (Live Appearance) (1983)

 

Mehags Agus Fuidheags (1984)

 

Calan Bow Gets Run Over (1984)

 

Bogie Goes to Bennadrove (1985)

 

Ch***y Al*ne Picks The Guireans (Compilation 1985)

 

Hey Hey We're Gordon Macleod's Guireans (1986)

 

The Cac Album (1987/88)

 

Guireans on 45 (1988)

 

Live At The Cross Inn (5/7/1988)

 

The Brag Demos + Free Muriel Gray (1989)

 

J*** S**** is a H***s*x**l (1989)

 

Late Period Singles and EPs (1990 and beyond)

 

Alasdair Mackay Is God (Sorry - Bod) (2002)

 

How Much Mor Cac Could It Be? - The Midges of Rock 2003

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Mehags agus Fuidheags EP (April 1984)

Personnel

Alasdair (Bod) Mackay:  Guitar; Vocals; Drums;

Iain (Deadstone) Livingstone : Bass; Drums; Chanter; Vocals

Roddy (Huggan) Huggan: Vocals, Drums, Guitar

Sleeve by Iain (Can't Spell Fuidheags) Livingstone

Recorded in the Livingstones’ sitting room on a weekday, as by this time the Guireans were all students and had plenty leisure time. “Sunday Mucus”,  “Mehags in the Sky with Fuidheags” and “Rock Mucus for Roll People” acquired classic status but the rest has long since been forgotten.

Tracks:

1.       Sunday Mucus for Curam People

A tribute to the V*lv*t Und*rground's song of amphetamine comedown, alienation and despair the morning after a night of louche living and bohemianism excess (or something). Except these bleigeards in Warhol's New York demi-monde had it easy - They didn't have to to get up and go to the 8-hour service at the Free Continuing Associated Presbyterian Church the next morning. 

2.       Big Mucus for Country People (Fields of Sheep)

3.       Genesis Mucus for Boring old Fart People (Bogie)

This tribute to Stornoway “worthy” Bogie was inspired by a tiny slice of Genesis’ “Mama” that  contained a laugh which was scarily similar to Bogie’s. That and the fact that Ph*l C*llins looks like him (some say) (allegedly).

4.       Mehags in the Sky with Fuidheags

5.        Hee Mucus for Ho Ro People

6.        Simple Minded Mucus for Quo People

Yus. Somebody thought that the Mind's grandiose 80s monstrosity "Waterfront" sounded a bit like Status Quo

7.        Rock Mucus for Roll People

E**die C*chrane's "S*meth*ng E*se" reimagined slightly.

8.        Mehags in the Sky with Fuidheags (Reprise)