IT'S a hot sweaty night at the Barrowland, and Shirley Manson is apologising for swearing.
Her contrite words were aimed at some of her younger relatives as, apparently, "Auntie Shirley" isn't usually so coarse. That was the only concession to the passing of time in an otherwise strident performance.
It was also a chatty display. Manson's words covered everything from the impact of Scottish culture abroad to her relationship with her former Goodbye Mr McKenzie band member and boyfriend Martin Metcalfe, who she now both "loves and hates".
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