He’s a rock-star who has toured with The Who, White Stripes and Primal Scream with his band ‘The Only Ones’. He’s played at Glastonbury, 02 Wireless Festival and CBGB’s New York and had U2 and Simple Minds support him! His first band The Beatstalkers were the first Scottish Boyband who set the female hearts of Scotland in to overdrive when they caused a riot on 1965 in Glasgow’s George Square.
Alan Mair has been writing songs for many years, and witnessing the current accessibility to worldwide digital distribution of music, and the ability to keep control of it, he has decided to finally release them.
The Beatstalkers, used to work with David Bowie in his early years as a song-writer, and during that time they became good friends. On one occasion at his boot shop in Kensington market Alan gave David a pair of boots he couldn’t afford and had his shop manager Freddy Mercury fit them for him.
Watch this link for a video of Alan with ‘The Only Ones’- who have influenced the likes of The Replacements, Nirvana, The Libertines and Blur - performing live on Jools Holland:
and their iconic “Another Girl Another Planet:
Alan’s debut solo single ‘Four Winds’ is due for release on the 15th December. The track itself is an eclectic blend of alternative rock with resonating vocals. However, if you can’t wait until December, take a listen to it below: