Fake Gods

Wine To Water

Wine To Water

Firstly, this is indeed shameless self-promotion. Fake Gods is indeed my own band.

Fake Gods

Band Members
Alex McGhie Vocals/Acoustic Guitar/Keyboards
Alan Wood Acoustic and Electric Guitars/Harmonica/Bass

Musical Style

Tom Waits, The Who, Emmylou Harris, Richard Shindell, Lucinda Williams, Tragically Hip, Drive-By Truckers, The Hold Steady, R.E.M, Wilco, many more…..

'Wine To Water'
Fake Gods’ debut album ‘Wine To Water’’ was released on 28 April 2009. The album showcases the band’s material alongside some carefully selected cover versions including Richard Shindell, The The, and Tragically Hip. The band undertook all aspects of arranging, recording, mixing, and album artwork and have taken the same approach to promotion and distribution. The album can be downloaded for free online at www.fakegods.bandcamp.com

Who are Fake Gods?
Fake Gods is an acoustic folk-rock duo from central Scotland, formed in 2005. The band’s warm and natural sound is a product of an organic music making progress which has been honed over several years.

“We aim to soak up the best of our influences and to avoid being derivative. We intend to stay the distance and create records that people revisit time and again”.

The band’s first gigs in 2005 were very well-received and subsequent shows have garnered similar acclaim. After writing songs through much of 2006, the band convened at a church hall in 2007 to lay the foundations for its debut album, the aptly titled ‘Wine To Water’. Songs therein range from the poignant, reflective ‘Shattered’ and ‘Wine To Water’ to the quirky, angst-fuelled ‘The 28’.


Alex McGhie, Tel: 07807 204597 alex@fakegods.com
Alan Wood, Tel: 07799 583924 alan@fakegods.com

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