Personalities | Edwyn Collins | One-Hit Wonders | Rock

‘A Girl Like You’, 1995

When ‘A Girl Like You’ became a hit on both sides of the Atlantic, not many remembered that Edwyn Collins used to be part of the talented Scottish pop group Orange Juice. The song was Collins’ biggest hit since Orange Juice’s ‘Rip It Up’ in 1983, and it is a standout pop tune that has allowed Collins to remain a household name. His recording career has been sporadic since, and in February 2005, Collins suffered a brain hemorrhage, but thankfully survived the operation.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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