Belfast Telegraph

The Proclaimers to play Belfast as they clock up the miles again on tour

By Patric Baird

Edinburgh-born twins, Craig and Charlie Reid, took the charts by storm during the late Eighties with quirky hit singles including Letter from America, I'm On My Way and I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles).

It was the latter's use in the movie, Benny & Joon, which earned the pair international recognition and a Top 10 hit in the US in 1993.

Their career was revived again in 2007 when Comic Relief adapted the song which topped the singles charts.

They have been recording and touring ever since, completing a two-year world tour in 2013 and releasing their new album, Let's Hear it for the Dogs, earlier this year.

Back on the road again, they play Belfast tomorrow night. Visit for details.

The Proclaimers Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast

Tomorrow, 8pm

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