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The Proclaimers bring brotherly love to Buffalo

It’s not Craig and Charlie Reid’s fault you only know one of their songs.

The Scottish brothers have put out 10 studio albums since 1987; have had their music featured in cult classic films like “The Commitments” and “Bottle Rocket”; and supplied the inspiration for the award-winning UK musical (and film), “Sunshine on Leith.” But since the Reid siblings front The Proclaimers — who will play the Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave.) on Sept. 23 — you likely know them for their sing-along single, “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles).”

Featured in the 1993 film Johnny Depp film “Benny and Joon,” the then five-year-old tune became a radio and MTV staple, and brought the relatively obscure duo massive international success. But it wasn’t the end of their story, nor was it the whole of it.

After a quiet rest of the '90s, the Reids have spent the last 15 years dealing jangling songs evocative of people and pulse of their Edinburgh home turf. Last year, they followed a two-year-long world tour with “Let’s Hear It For the Dogs,” complete with the same rollicking pace and Scottish syllabic snarl that’s come to identify brothers’ vocals — amplified aside Johnny Depp-steered romance or otherwise.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 to $39 (box office, ticketfly.com).

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