Good Scottish Pop / Bad Scottish Pop” has it about right, pointing up the unrecognized greatness of Del Amitri and the inexplicably ignored uselessness of Belle and Sebastian. Despite some dithering about the exact status of Simple Minds, only one artiste makes into both the Good and Bad categories: Laird Rodney of the Clan Stewart.

My favourite recent headline, “Rod Stewart To Marry Model“, is one to file alongside “Pope Goes Into Hospital”.

[Oh God, Wet Wet Wet have reformed.]