The View

The View

Cast your mind back to 2005. While A&R men the length and breadth of the land were busy scouring the post-Franz landscape of Glasgow in search of the next great new Scottish band, what they sought lay a couple of hundred miles to the North East, in an oft-overlooked part of the country.

Musically, the history of Dundee isn't exactly littered with success stories. Indeed, of the city's two most notable additions to the pop canon - The Associates and The Average White Band - one's tale ended in tragedy, while the other specialized in soul-funk.... more