Glen’s goalie’s last dance hit goes viral
Video watched 396,000 times
A video of a Rutherglen Glencairn footballer and his new bride who had the GBX remix of ‘Bits n’ Pieces’ as their last dance song has gone viral.
Newly-weds JC ( John-Charles) and Emma Hutchison tied the knot at the Radstone Hotel on Saturday, June 18 and decided they wanted to ditch wedding traditions and include something that their guests would never forget.
The 31-year-old Glencairn goalie, who has had stints at Clyde, Hibernian and Falkirk in his career, watched their video claim over 396,000 views.
He said: “I just couldn’t believe that so many people had watched it.
“I had put the video on Facebook on Sunday after we got married on the Saturday. On the Monday I woke up and my phone was going mental with people telling me how many folk had watched it. It’s just unbelievable.
“It was actually one of my teammates, Brian Eadie, who filmed it.”
The couple, who have been together for seven years, kept their song choice under wraps and even had their band start off by playing something else to add to the surprise.
JC added: “Me and my wife decided we’d do something a wee bit different because weddings are always quite emotional. So we told the band to start off with something traditional and then they went into ‘Bits n’ Pieces’ so no-one was expecting it. It’s our favourite song.
“It was a brilliant day, the best day ever.”
The video put online by JC on June 19, surprised the couple with the response it received but not the ‘keeper’s gaffer.
Glencairn manager Willie Harvey didn’t make the wedding due to work commitments but watched the video back the next day.
He said: “It’s apparently went viral. I’m not surprised, JC is quite a character but you need that in the dressing room.”
JC is one of several players from Rutherglen Glencairn’s squad last season who have signed with the club for another year.
Commenting on the wedding day, his wife Emma added: “We wanted it to be remembered by all of our guests and it’s our favourite song, so it made sense to do it.
“Everyone thought it was going to be a song from Runrig. It turned out to be a huge hit with everyone, after all it’s a song that everyone loves to dance to.
“Never for a second did we think it would go viral. We still can’t believe it.”
Happy couple JC and his new wife Emma at their hotel
Quick reactions Glen’s shot-stopper JC Hutchison