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May 16, 2018

There is no timeline, no deadline, for grief, especially when death is involved. You stare into the abyss, searching for answers, for reasons, for some sort of sense to emerge from the infinite blackness, but nothing comes except tears. More

Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit Remembered by Publicists Caroline Borolla and Tim Plumley

That Time the Cast of a Famous Sitcom Came to Their Show; Plus Revisit Some of Hutchison’s Greatest Collaborations

May 13, 2018

The sudden tragic loss of Scott Hutchison has left family, friends, and the international music community heartbroken. Hutchison was a beloved figure. His music defined a specific modern Scottish sound, one both tied to the past and facing the future, characterized by startling beauty, bold honesty, and a spirit of genuine artistic interplay that is exceptionally rare in a world that can seem increasingly fractured. More

Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit: A Legacy of Hope

Remembering the Late Scottish Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist

May 12, 2018

Scott Hutchison, who died this week aged just 36, was a handsome, stocky Scottish fella with a beard, often found wrapped in a checked shirt and with a guitar or, failing that, a fine whisky in hand. More

May 11, 2018

Scott Hutchison, 36-year-old frontman for Scotland's Frightened Rabbit, has been found dead, after being reported missing on Wednesday. The band has issued a statement about his passing. Various other musicians have paid tribute to Hutchison, including Belle and Sebatian's Stuart Murdoch, Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai and Minor Victories, The National's Bryce Dessner, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos, labelmates alt-J, Tracyanne Campbell of Camera Obscura and Tracyanne and Danny, Snow Patrol, and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. More

Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit Reported Missing After Troubling Tweets

Band is Concerned for His Wellbeing, He is Believed to be in Edinburgh

May 09, 2018

Scott Hutchison, 36-year-old frontman for Scotland's Frightened Rabbit, has been reported missing by the band. On Twitter the band wrote: "We are worried about Scott, who has been missing for a little while now. He may be in a fragile state and may not be making the best decisions for himself right now." More


Interviews

Scotland Week: Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison (aka Owl John)

"Many other countries of Scotland's size are independent and I feel that our cultural identity is in fact stronger then many of those places."

Sep 02, 2014

We have a special theme on Under the Radar's website this week which we're simply calling Scotland Week. All throughout the week we will be posting interviews, reviews, lists, and blog posts relating to Scotland and in particular Scottish music. For some of the Scotland Week Q&As we emailed out the same set of Scottish related questions to various different musicians from the country.