Colin MacIntyre – who releases under the pseudonym ‘Mull Historical Society’ – is one of the UK’s most respected songwriters & performers. A multi-instrumentalist, programmer and producer, he is now also an Award-winning novelist, 2016 saw MacIntyre release his seventh MHS album to date: ‘Dear Satellite’. So far he has achieved two Top 20 albums and four Top 40 singles.
In 2015 his debut novel, ‘The Letters of Ivor Punch’, won the prestigious Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award. It was also longlisted for the Guardian’s ‘Not the Booker Prize‘. Born into a family of writers, MacIntyre’s novel attracted a 4-publisher auction and is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson/Orion: ‘Hilarious and heartfelt, rowdy and true, ‘The Letters of Ivor Punch’ is a novel about fathers and sons, secrets and lies and how, sometimes, you have to leave home to know what home is.’
“…this is the sound of an artist on top form. He really does deserve to go interstellar.”
Louder Than War
“Colin MacIntyre’s ability to wrap textural complexity and shard-filled lyrics in pop coatings endures. Pop needs more of this.”
“Every bit the Hebridean Sufjan Stevens. Terrific.”