October 9th – featuring Camille

Here is tonight’s track list, with lots of songs from Camille (you may know her from Nouvelle Vague and their cover songs), plus a lurve mix and plenty of other acoustic songs to help you wind down on a Monday night.

You can also listen again any time you need to chill, right here…

First hour:

Pauline Taylor A Simple Life
Camille Ta Douleur
Goldfrapp Happiness
Jack Johnson/Rhythms Del Mundo Better Together
Bob Dorough 3 Is The Magic Number
Camille Gospel With No Lord
Padma Throw My Drugs Away
Bon Iver Blindsided
Rufus Wainwright The Art Teacher
Camille Waves
Jonatha Brooke Never Too Late For Love
The Bird And The Bee Birds And The Bees
Nerina Pallot Damascus
Camille Quand Je Marche
WG ‘Snuffy’ Walden Angela Smiled
Sheryl Crow God Bless This Mess

Special mix

Suzanne Vega Caramel
Ella Fitzgerald Taking A Chance On Love
Nancy Wallace Are You Ready To Love?
Belle & Sebastian If You Find Yourself Caught In Love
Richard Cheese Fell In Love With A Girl
Nouvelle Vague Ever Fallen In Love
Polly Paulusma I Was Made To Love You
The Moldy Peaches Anyone Else But You
Goldie Looking Chain You Knows I Loves You

Rest of show

Neil Finn Billie Jean
Kate Bush This Woman’s Work
Air Il Secondo Giorno
Doves The Man Who Told Everything
Future Loop Foundation Sunshine Philosophy (Pete Lawrence remix)
The Pastels Wilderness Theme
White Buffalo Hope Faith And You

October 2nd – featuring Noah and The Whale

Here’s the track list from tonight’s show featuring songs from Noah and The Whale and a special “extra relaxation” mix.

First hour

Michael Wagner Simple Life
Noah And The Whale 2 Atoms In A Molecule
Johnny Flynn Brown Trout Blues
Tom Baxter Skybound
Jaymay Gray And Blue
Noah And The Whale 5 Years Time
James Morrison You Make It Real
Richard Pollott Sober
Polly Paulusma I Was Made To Love You
Noah And The Whale Shape Of My Heart
The Moldy Peaches Anyone Else But You
Bowerbirds Hooves
Bon Iver Creature Fear / Team
Noah And The Whale Rocks & Daggers
Emmy The Great Gabriel
The Pastels Wilderness Theme
White Buffalo Hope Faith And You

Special “extra relaxation” mix

Air Il Secondo Giorno
Camille Waves
Amiina Kolapot
Leo Abrahams Honeytrap
Vashti Bunyan Against The Sky
Penguin Cafe Orchestra Isle of View (Music for Helicopter Pilots)

Last bits

Emiliana Torrini Sunny Road
Elbow Newborn
Yael Naim/David Donatien New Soul
Kate Bush Prologue
Max Richter Harmonium
Robin Guthrie/Harold Budd Neil’s Farewell
Zero 7 I Go To Sleep
All Angels The Scientist

September 25th – featuring David Mead

Here is the track list for tonight’s show, featuring tunes from David Mead, a sunshine-themed mix and lots more chilled songs from the likes of Shawn Colvin, Hafdis Huld, Boo Hewerdine, Imogen Heap and Anthony and the Johnsons.

First hour:

Jason Spooner Simple Life
David Mead Blackberry Winters
Shawn Colvin Every Little Thing He Does Is Magic
Jill Sobule Jetpack
Nilsson Everybody’s Talkin’
David Mead Twenty Girls Ago
Asobi Seksu Layers
Hafdis Huld Ice Cream Is Nice
Caroline Drury Love Potion #9
David Mead Love Don’t Leave Me Now
Louise Setara Wrong Again
Nerina Pallot Geek Love
Susie Ross Nerd’s Nirvana
David Mead Home
Norah Jones Painter’s Song
Gavin Vincent
The Feeling Connor
Jamie Lidell Another Day

Sunshine mix:

Rick James Getting It On (In The Sunshine)
Jamie Cullum Catch The Sun
D’Angelo Everybody Loves The Sunshine
Belle & Sebastian Song For Sunshine
World Party Sunshine
Syd Matters Hello Sunshine
Richie Havens Here Comes The Sun
Aqualung Brighter Than Sunshine

Rest of show:

Milow Ayo Technology
Boo Hewerdine Anon
Phosphorescent Too Sick To Pray
Good Old War Tell Me (acoustic)
Colbie Caillat Older
Imogen Heap Hide And Seek
Charlotte Martin Bones
Antony and the Johnsons Another World

September 18th – featuring This Is The Kit

Here is the track list for tonight’s show featuring Bristol and Paris-based artist Kate Stables’ band This Is The Kit. We’ve also got a mix for listeners needing help to get to sleep.

First hour:

Treehouse Simple Life
This Is The Kit Our Socks Forever More
Future Loop Foundation Another English Summer (Hesso remix)
Nizlopi Wash Away
The Bad Plus Everybody Wants To Rule The World
This Is The Kit Birchwood Beaker
Jamie Lidell All I Wanna Do
Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly Call Me Ishmael
Marie Digby Spell
This Is The Kit Two Wooden Spoons
Norah Jones Come Away With Me
Ryuichi Sakamoto Energy Flow
William Orbit Piece In The Old Style 1
This Is The Kit Moths
Devendra Banhart Little Yellow Spider

Sleepy mix:

Bliss Unanswered Letters
Amiina Sexfaldur
Colleen Sea Of Tranquility
Alexandre Desplat Something Really Cool
Leo Abrahams Seeing Stars
Max De Wardener Where I Am Today
Roger Eno In Water
Dan Arborise Paths

Rest of show:

Nick Drake Cello Song
Howard Skempon Lullaby
Max Richter Written On The Sky
Joby Talbot Seed Capsule
Tristan Prettyman In Bloom
Christopher O’Riley Karma Police
No Doubt Simple Kind Of Life (lullaby version)

September 11th – featuring Pentangle

Here is tonight’s track list and a chance to listen again to the show, featuring the legendary Pentangle and a special mix of rainy day tunes.

First hour:

Toto Simple Life
Pentangle Let No Man Steal Your Thyme
Kimya Dawson Tire Swing
Jeff Buckley Hallelujah
Bon Iver Skinny Love
Pentangle Mirage
Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly I-Spy
Portishead Deep Water
Dan Arborise Take Heart In Your Hope / Paths
Pentangle Train Song
Andrea Terrano Laguna
Leo Abrahams In Doubt
Padma Half A Person
Pentangle Once I Had A Sweetheart
Aqualung Take Me Home
Jose Gonzalez Suggestions
Lykke Li Dance Dance Dance

Rainy day mix:

Randy Newman I Think It’s Gonna Rain Today
Craig Armstrong Weather Storm
Bombay Dub Orchestra Unexpected Rain
KT Tunstall Under The Weather (album version)
Marie Digby Umbrella
Basix Purple Rain
Ravi After The Rains
Israel Kamakawiwo’ole Somewhere Over The Rainbow, What A Wonderful World

Rest of show:

Flight Of The Conchords Foux du Fafa
Sufjan Stevens A Free Man In Paris
Kate Bush The Man With The Child In His Eyes
Mat O’Neill (I Don’t Want To) Fall In Love
Nick Drake Pink Moon
Rufus Wainwright Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk
The Dissociatives Sleep Well Tonight

September 4th – featuring She Swings, She Sways

Here’s another chance to hear tonight’s show with music from She Swings, She Sways and a special encouragement mix for a listener. The track list is below!

First hour:

Aja Und Toni Eberle Beleza Simple Life
She Swings She Sways What I Wouldn’t Do
Brendan Benson Flesh And Bone
Ed Harcourt You Put A Spell On Me
Stephen Fretwell Emily
She Swings She Sways Even So
Ben’s Brother I Am Who I Am
Dusty Springfield Goin’ Back
Divine Comedy Absent Friends
She Swings She Sways Highway
G Love and Special Sauce Blues Music (Slow Version)
Lowgold Flame
Newton Faulkner Feels Like Home
She Swings She Sways Flown The Coop
Jackson Browne Oh, My Love
Jesse Malin Broken Radio
The New Standards All The Young Dudes

Encouragement mix:

Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush Don’t Give Up
Pete Murray Better Days
Sarah Whatmore Somewhere I Belong
Nizlopi Worry
Coco Freeman feat. U2 I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
Brett Dennen Darlin’ Do Not Fear

Rest of the show:

Missy Higgins The Special Two
Gavin DeGraw Belief
Bat For Lashes Bat’s Mouth
Penguin Café Orchestra Oscar Tango
JP Hoe Always
Jason Mraz A Beautiful Mess
Ed Harcourt Whistle Of A Distant Train
Will Cookson Bedtime Charm

August 28th – TV soundtrack special

Tonight’s show might just have been inspired by an overdose of holiday TV, and it’s stuffed with epic and emotional tunes as well as joyous surprises from shows like Westworld, The Young Pope, Girls, Containment and Black Mirror. There’s also a special mix from the soundtrack of The Walking Dead.

Track list – first hour:

Amos Lee Simple Things (from Parenthood)
The Collapsable Hearts Club Easy Street (from The Walking Dead)
Belle And Sebastian Ever Had A Little Faith? (from The Young Pope)
Majical Cloudz Downtown (from The OA)
Family Of The Year Hero (from Girls)
Ryan Adams This Love (from Containment)
Aimee Mann Wise Up (from Supergirl)
Ramin Djawadi Fake Plastic Trees (from Westworld)
Antony & The Johnsons Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (from Sense 8)
Ed Sheeran Kiss Me (from Arrow)
Luke Sital-Singh Nearly Morning (from Frequency)
Hundred Waters Show Me Love (from Containment)
Lotte Kestner Halo (from The Young Pope)
Peter Gabriel Mirrorball (from Quantico)
Fleurie Hurts Like Hell (from Containment)
Chilly Gonzales Nero’s Nocturne (from The OA)
Maxence Cyrin Where Is My Mind (from Mr Robot)
Michael Penn On Your Way (from Girls)

Special mix from The Walking Dead:

Johnny Cash I See A Darkness
Ben Nichols The Last Pale Light In The West
Blind Willie Johnson It’s Nobody’s Fault But Mine
Sharon Van Etten Serpents
Fink Warm Shadow (Dactyl remix)
Bob Dylan Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
Jo Stafford It Could Happen To You

Rest of show:

Vitamin String Quartet Motion Picture Soundtrack (from Westworld)
Jamie Cullum The Seer’s Tower (from Quantico)
The Civil Wars Dust To Dust (from Arrow)
Martinez & Guthrie Home (from Supergirl)
Saint Saviour I Remember (from The Young Pope)
Brooke Fraser Hymn (from Containment)
Alev Lenz Fall Into Me (from Black Mirror)
Ramin Djawadi Paint It Black (from Westworld)
Cloud Cult You Were Born (from The Blacklist)

August 21st – featuring Eliza Carthy

Here is tonight’s track list, featuring music from Eliza Carthy and a special mix with some fun covers.

First hour:

Crown Of The Carolinas Simple Life
Eliza Carthy Rosaline
Guillemots Falling Out Of Reach
The Watson Twins Fall
Bowerbirds Hooves
Eliza Carthy Two Tears
Keane The Way You Want It
Summer At Shatter Creek All The Answers (live version)
Nizlopi Girls
Eliza Carthy Simple Things
Emmy The Great Gabriel
Kimya Dawson So Nice So Smart
Slow Club Because We’re Dead
Eliza Carthy Hug You Like A Mountain
Panic At The Disco She Had The World
Feist I Feel It All
Reigns Spill O’Blood

Special mix:

Daniel Ledwell I Have Made You A Mixed Tape
Laura Barrett Smells Like Nirvana
The Ukelele Orchestra Of Great Britain Le Freak
Nouvelle Vague Just Can’t Get Enough
Hayseed Dixie I Don’t Feel Like Dancing
Barefoot White Lines
Easy Star All Stars Karma Police
Daniel Ledwell Goodnight Goodnight

Rest of show:

Grandadbob English Summer
Don McLean Vincent
Joby Talbot The Arctic Circle
Penguin Cafe Orchestra Isle of View (Music for Helicopter Pilots)
Tunng Take From Black
Jaymay Ill Willed Person

August 14th – featuring Ortopilot and The Beatles

Hello – here’s another chance to hear what we played on tonight’s show, featuring acoustic cover legend Ortopilot and a special mix of The Beatles and their tributes. The track list is below.

First hour:

Magnet The Simple Life
ortopilot Sex On Fire
Paramore Decode (acoustic)
Heather Combs Shooting Star
Benyaro Like Belief
ortopilot Outta Here
Elephant Gun Beirut
Mika Grace Kelly (acoustic)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Hysteric
ortopilot The Kill
Jack Johnson Breakdown
Future Loop Foundation Everything As It Should Be
ortopilot Hallelujah
Aaron Strumpel One Twenty One
Chuck E Costa Amazing Grace

Beatles tribute mix:

The Beatles Glass Onion
Grassmasters We Can Work It Out
Sarah McLachlan Blackbird
John Pizzarelli Can’t Buy Me Love
Rufus Wainwright Across The Universe
Bobby McFerrin Drive My Car
The Dynamites Hey Jude
The Stereophonics Don’t Let Me Down
Nick Cave Let It Be
The Beatles Good Night

Last bits:

Howie Day Collide
Steve Reynolds Winter Stores
Tyler Hilton Glad
Joan As Police Woman To Be Loved
Heather Nova Ride
Greendjohn 1,2,3 Piano
Fergie Finally

August 7th – featuring Elbow

Hello! This week’s Simplecity show featured Elbow, and you can hear it again here, in two parts, and there’s a track list below. Enjoy!

Part 1 tracklist:
Philip Selway A Simple Life
Elbow Lippy Kids
Jessie J Who You Are
Eliza Doolittle Rollerblades
Turin Brakes Fishing For A Dream
Elbow Jesus Is A Rochdale Girl
Tyler Hilton Missing You
Alison Krauss & Union Station Paper Airplane
Trent Dabbs Me & God
Elbow The River
Adele Someone Like You
Stereophonics Pick A Part That’s New (acoustic)
Corinne Bailey Rae My Love
Elbow Open Arms
Sebastien Tellier Dixi
Rodolphe Raffalli Swing Gitan
Fink Pretty Little Thing
Part 2 tracklist

“Don’t worry” mix:

Alli Rogers Baby I Believe In You
Nizlopi Worry
Mocky Fighting Away The Tears
Beth Orton Pass In Time
Aqualung Good Times Gonna Come
Joan As Police Woman To Be Loved
John Martyn May You Never

and the rest of this hour:

Sara Bareilles Hold My Heart
The Civil Wars Poison & Wine
Scott Matthews Earth To Calm
Blonde Redhead For The Damaged
Nouvelle Vague Peut-Etre Pas feat. Melanie Pain
Alexi Murdoch Love You More
Broadcast 2000 Get Up And Go
Abigail Washburn City Of Refuge
JJ Heller Control