Articles by Tommy Mackay

Happy Birthday To Ya

A reckless EP to celebrate Paul McCartney’s 80th birthday. Tracks: Paul McCartney Big Jet TV Too Many Johnsons Gab On Two Thousand And Twenty Three Get it here


The Sound Of Bullshit

A soundtrack to fill your heart with dread. The Reckless version of the Rogers and Hammerstein nuns and nazis classic. Tracks: Odious Overture (feat. The Ethics Advisor) How Do You Solve A Problem Like Boris…


Bloomsday

To celebrate the day on which James Joyce’s Ulysses novel is set, here’s the Daily Reckless musical interpretation of the greatest book ever written: Recklesses Track listing: 1. Buck Mulligan 2. History Is A Nightmare…


Now Is The Time

  Now is the time Now is the time Fuck Westminster Now is the time Let’s move on, let’s progress Fuck stagnation, fuck this mess Save the union of the working class Not the union…


Binbags In The Street

  If you’re making a film about 70s Britain You gotta have binbags in the street It’s very important to set the scene Binbags in the street Binbags piled real high A comment on the…


Closer

  It’s closer than it’s ever been And now it’s even closer And now it’s even closer And now it’s even closer It’s closer than it’s ever been And now it’s even closer And now…


Send Him To America

  If you want to rebuild him, send him to America We don’t want him in Scotland, just throw him to the FBI Well, we’ve already got the toxic waste A government that we never…


Fuck The Purists

  I’ve seen them on the twitter And the music press Reverential fans, they’re so precious Their brains are locked away In the 1970s With their sacred texts And sainted legacy I got no emotions…


Rock Around The Foulkes

  Lord Foulkes, Lord Foulkes, he’s out his box (he’s out his box) Lord Foulkes, he’s out his box (he’s out his box) Lord Foulkes, he’s out his box (he’s out his box) Lord Foulkes,…


Walk Like A Binman

  33 years ago Over a few cans of Kestrel At Invergowrie Services I said to the Bangles Swap Binman for Egyptian And you’ve got a hit The rest is history Susanna Hoffs said I…