Mull Historical Society were a critically-acclaimed Scottish indie band active in the first few years of the twenty-first century. The band consisted of singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Colin MacIntyre, bassist Alan Malloy, drummer Tony Soave, and keyboardist Colin MacPherson.Mull is an island off the west coast of Scotland ? the name comes from a genealogical society on the island, who have since changed their name to the Mull Historical and Archaeological Society.
Mull Historical Society used a lot of unusual techniques and instruments in their songs. For example, Colin MacIntyre is credited to have played 'Seagulls' and 'Fire Extinguisher' for the song "Gravity", and played 'Beer Kegs' on the song "Death of a Scientist" (which was written about the late Dr David Kelly). They also frequently sample the sounds of the world - a public announcement from the Glasgow Subway in "Public Service Announcer" part of the shipping forecast in "Final Arrears".A staple of MacI