January 30th – 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

January 23rd – 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)

January 16th – 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

January 9th – 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

January 2nd 2017 – TV soundtrack special

Tonight’s show might just have been inspired by an overdose of telly over Christmas, 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)