September 19th – featuring Leonard Cohen

Here is the track list for tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show on Chill, with lots of tunes from Leonard Cohen and a special mix of classics from the Big Chill festival.

First hour:

Clay Mottley Simple Life
Leonard Cohen Suzanne
Sigur Ros Gobbledegook
Lou Rhodes Icarus
Grand Drive Nobody’s Song In Particular
Leonard Cohen I’m Your Man
Angus & Julia Stone Wasted
A Fine Frenzy Come On, Come Out
Gavin Degraw In Love With A Girl (acoustic)
Leonard Cohen Everybody Knows
Goldfrapp A & E
Jack Johnson Sleep Through The Static
The Cardigans 03.45: No Sleep
Leonard Cohen Hallelujah
Anabrese I Am Here
Padma Throw My Drugs Away

Special mix of Big Chill classics:

Martha Wainwright Stormy Weather
Beth Orton She Cries Your Name
Lykke Li Dance Dance Dance
Roisin Murphy Through Time
Camille Ta Douleur
Rachel Unthank & The Winterset Sea Song
Jon Hopkins Cerulean
Chilled By Nature State Of Grace
Alucidnation I’m Not Bad

Rest of show:

Bon Iver Blindsided
Roger Eno One Gull
Thomas Negovan And Dream Of Sheep

September 12th – featuring Yael Naim

Here is the tracklist and a chance to listen again to tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show on Chill. We’re featuring songs from the woman named as France’s singer of the year, Yael Naim, and there’s a “breakup mix” for a listener.

First hour:

Richard Page A Simple Life
Yael Naim New Soul
The Moldy Peaches Anyone Else But You
Barefoot White Lines
Eels Marie Floating Over The Backyard
Yael Naim Far Far
Jose Gonzales Heartbeats
Goldfrapp Clowns
Kate Rogers Sail
Yael Naim Paris
The Beauty Room Holding On
Future Loop Foundation Sunshine Philosophy – Pete Lawrence remix
Joby Talbot Seed Capsule
Yael Naim Toxic
Tom Baxter Skybound
Penguin Cafe Orchestra Isle Of View (Music For Helicopter Pilots)

Breakup mix:

Robyn With Every Heartbeat (Acoustic Late Night mix)
Randy Newman I Think It’s Gonna Rain Today
Duffy Warwick Avenue
Corinne Bailey Rae Seasons Change
KT Tunstall Heal Over
Jonatha Brooke After The Tears
Will Young Letting In The Sunshine (from the Mrs Henderson Presents soundtrack)

Rest of show:

Nouvelle Vague This Is Not A Love Song
Nerina Pallot Sophia
Leo Abrahams Honeytrap
Scott Matthews Elusive
Tunng Beautiful And Light
Emiliana Torrini Sunny Road
Gustavo Santaolalla Opening
Lou Rhodes All We Are

September 5th – featuring Marie Digby

Here is the track list and a chance to listen again to tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show on Chill, featuring music from singer-songwriter and YouTube star Marie Digby, plus a special extra-chilled mix.

First hour:

Jody Raffoul Simple Life
Marie Digby Miss Invisible
Missy Higgins Where I Stood
Will Young Home
Charlotte Martin Chocolate
Marie Digby Spell
Joni Mitchell All I Want
Joss Stone The Chokin’ Kind
Anti Atlas/Gemma Hayes It’s A Shame
Marie Digby Beauty In Walking Away
Radiohead Nude
Belle & Sebastian Expectations
Johnny Boy You Are The Generation That Bought More Shoes
Marie Digby Umbrella
Easy Star All Stars Paranoid Android
Sarabeth Tucek Home

Second hour:

Extra chiled mix:

Max Richter Harmonium
Rickard Javerling Wind Play
Amiina Sexfaldur
Leo Abrahams Seeing Stars
William Orbit Piece In The Old Style 1
Bliss Quiet Letter
Colleen Sea Of Tranquility

Rest of show:

Harry Nilsson Everybody’s Talkin’
Kimya Dawson Loose Lips
Sarah Whatmore Somewhere I Belong
Rufus Wainwright Hallelujah
Jason Mraz I’m Yours
Guillemots Falling Out Of Reach

August 29th – featuring Thirteen Senses

Here’s the tracklist for Bank Holiday Monday’s Simplecity acoustic show, which featured tracks from Thirteen Senses and lots more from artists who might be best known for making a lot of noise, but had some special acoustic moments to share.

Mankind The Simple Life
Thirteen Senses Home
Sara Bareilles Hold My Heart
Corinne Bailey Rae Is This Love?
John Legend Shine
Thirteen Senses Into The Fire
Sia I’m In Here
Fink Sort Of Revolution (Cinematic Orchestra remix)
Jonathan Coulton Code Monkey
Thirteen Senses Loneliest Star
Benjamin Francis Leftwich Pictures
Simone White Yakimo
Four Quartets Magpie
Thirteen Senses Times Like These
Royksopp The Girl And The Robot (Davide Rossi reinterpretation)
Butterfly Boucher Scary Fragile
Newton Faulkner Over & Out
Adele Someone Like You
James Blake Limit To Your Love
Submotion Orchestra All Yours
Cee-Lo Green Fool For You
Justin Nozuka Soulless Man
Jonathan Jeremiah Happiness
Rumer Aretha
Gavin DeGraw Jealous Guy
Shearwater I Was A Cloud
Iko Look What You’ve Done To Me
Mariee Sioux Buried In Teeth
Matthew Perryman Jones I Can’t Get You Out Of My Mind
Jake Morley This City
Basia Bulat Heart Of My Own
Garfunkel And Oates One Night Stand

August 22nd – featuring Oren Lavie

Here is tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show tracklist, featuring Israeli singer-songwriter Oren Lavie and a special mix of “saying sorry” songs. Come back soon for another chance to hear the show right here.

First hour:

Irene Atman Simple Life
Oren Lavie Her Morning Elegance
Taylor Hicks What’s Right Is Right
Jose Gonzalez Hand On Your Heart
Angus & Julie Stone Mango Tree
Oren Lavie Locked In A Room
Sia Don’t Bring Me Down
Bon Iver Beach Baby
David Mead Last Train Home
Oren Lavie The Opposite Side Of The Sea
Josh Pyke Memories & Dust
Scott Matthews Passing Stranger
Breaks Co-Op The Otherside
Oren Lavie Don’t Let Your Hair Grow Too Long
Lou Rhodes Each Moment New
Adem Ringing In My Ear
Kate Walsh Talk Of The Town

“Sorry” mix:

Feist So Sorry
Badly Drawn Boy I Was Wrong
Missy Higgins Forgive Me
James Blunt Same Mistake
Tom McRae Still Lost
Aqualung Take Me Home
Pete Yorn On Your Side
Ella Fitzgerald After I Say I’m Sorry

Rest of show:

Louise Setara Love Me Still
Nerina Pallot Sophia
The New Standards The Inchworm
Will Cookson Consolation 1
Polly Paulusma I Was Made To Love You
Fionn Regan The Underwood Typewriter
Catherine Feeny Hush Now
Creed Lullaby

August 15th – featuring Oi Va Voi

Here’s the tracklist for tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show, featuring tunes from the eclectic globally-influenced British folk band Oi Va Voi, and a special mix for a creative listener with writer’s block.

First hour:

Stevie Scott Life’s Not That Simple
Oi Va Voi Every Time
Agnes Release Me (acoustic)
The Weepies World Spins Madly On
Dirty Vegas Days Go By (acoustic)
Oi Va Voi Magic Carpet
Iain Archer We Can All Be Friends
Jason Mraz / Colbie Caillat Lucky
Ingrid Michaelson You And I
Oi Va Voi Dusty Road
Missy Higgins Warm Whispers
Angus & Julia Stone Paper Aeroplane
Frank Turner Jet Lag
Oi Va Voi Foggy Day
Ben Taylor Glory Box
Ruarri Joseph A Turn In The Weather
Air Cherry Blossom Girl
Kate Walsh Star
Eg White Broken

Writer’s block mix:

Just Jack Writer’s Block
Swan Arcade Paperback Writer
Fionn Regan The Underground Typewriter
Soltero I’ll Be A Writer
Jackson Browne About My Imagination
Rosemary Clooney Imagination
Eels I Need Some Sleep
Sia I Go To Sleep
Dissociatives Sleep Well Tonight

Rest of show:

Brett Dennen Ain’t Gonna Lose You
Breathe Owl Breathe Drop And Roll
Bitter:Sweet Everything
Rosie Thomas Kite Song
Peter Von Poehl Silent As Gold
Emmy The Great Gabriel
Julie Collings A Little Bird Told Me
Charlotte Martin Cloudbusting

August 8th – featuring Jamie Lidell

Here is tonight’s track list and a chance to listen again. We’re featuring songs by Jamie Lidell, artists who played at the fondly remembered Big Chill festival, and more acoustic tunes to help you chill on a Monday night.

 

First hour:

Wampeters Simple Life
Jamie Lidell Little Bit Of Feel Good
Duffy Warwick Avenue
Elvis Costello Alison
Beulah Garside I Can’t Wait
Jamie Lidell Another Day
Nizlopi Faith
Regina Spektor Samson
Tom Baxter Miracle
Jamie Lidell Rope Of Sand
Nitin Sawhney Tides
Oi Va Voi Look Down
Hafdis Huld Tomoko
Jamie Lidell All I Wanna Do
Jamie Lidell Multiply
Camille Waves

Big Chill mix:

Lykke Li Dance Dance Dance
Roisin Murphy If We’re In Love
Beth Orton She Cries Your Name
Federico Aubele Postales
Jon Hopkins Circle
Rachel Unthank & The Winterset Sea Song
Nina Nastasia Our Day Trip

Rest of show:

Beirut Nantes
Stephen Fretwell Emily (New Single Mix)
Scott Matthews Elusive
Polly Paulusma Mea Culpa
Spek Hey Joni
Bill Withers I Can’t Write Left Handed

August 1st – featuring Joni Mitchell

Here’s the tracklist and the link to listen again to tonight’s show with a ton of Joni Mitchell songs, originals and tributes, plus a special mix for a Chill listener who is finding it hard to sleep.

First hour:

No Doubt Simple Kind Of Life (lullaby version)
Joni Mitchell Chelsea Morning
Joni Mitchell tribute: Sufjan Stevens A Free Man In Paris
Goldfrapp Happiness
Richie Havens Here Comes The Sun (live)
Joni Mitchell Help Me
Joni Mitchell tribute: Prince A Case Of You
Elbow Teardrop
Jose Gonzalez Cycling Trivialities
Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi
Joni Mitchell tribute: James Taylor River
Low Hatchet
Tunng Woodcut
Joni Mitchell Woodstock
Joni Mitchell tribute: Sarah McLachlan Blue
Emiliana Torrini Summerbreeze
Kate Bush Prologue

Special mix:

Eels I Need Some Sleep
Corinne Bailey Rae Trouble Sleeping
Alex Lloyd Sleep
The Cardigans 03.45: No Sleep
Grand Drive Sleepy
The Smiths Asleep
The Dissociatives Sleep Well Tonight
Rufus Wainwright Waiting For A Dream
Kirsty MacColl Please Go To Sleep

Rest of show:

Mercury Rev The Dark Is Rising
Jamie Lidell Rope Of Sand
The Bird And The Bee Birds And The Bees
Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly Call Me Ishmael
The Bees Sky Holds The Sun
Lucky Jim Sun’ll Rise

July 25th – featuring Orba Squara

Tonight’s track list features singer songwriter Mitch Davis, better known as Orba Squara, and a special mix for Chill listeners looking forward to a long haul flight. There are also goodies from Elvis Costello, Regina Spektor, Radiohead, Gavin DeGraw and more.

First hour:

The Weepies Simple Life
Orba Squara Perfect Timing (This Morning)
Guillemots Falling Out Of Reach
Elvis Costello Shipbuilding
Amiina Sogg
Orba Squara So Comfortable
Biffy Clyro Machines
Tina Dico Sacre Coeur
Regina Spektor Samson
Orba Squara Warm Fuzz
Nerina Pallot Idaho
Radiohead Nude
Christopher O’Riley Karma Police
Orba Squara My Favorite Song
Roger Eno/Lol Hammond Room Without Lights
Air Night Sight

Long haul flight mix:

Ivor Game From A Plane
Chantal Kreviazuk Leaving On A Jet Plane
Lelani Flight 708
Lyn Collins Fly Me To The Moon
Richie Havens High Flying Bird
Raul Midon Sunshine (I Can Fly)
Neutral Milk Hotel In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Tom Baxter Skybound
Alucidnation Suspended On Air

Rest of show:

Minnie Riperton Lovin’ You
Gavin DeGraw Belief
Yeasayer Bonus Track (2)
The Bad Plus Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Panic At The Disco I Have Friends In Holy Spaces

July 18th – featuring Crooked Still

Here is tonight’s track list, with songs from “nu folk/bluegrass” band Crooked Still, a special mix for some listeners moving house, and lots more acoustic goodness from people like Joni Mitchell, Alex Lloyd, Shawn Colvin and Bon Iver.

First hour:

The Sidewalk Boys Simple Life
Crooked Still Undone In Sorrow
Joni Mitchell Help Me
Jack Johnson Sleep Through The Static
Buddy Say A Lot
Crooked Still Florence
Breathe Owl Breathe 5
Freewinder Shooting Stars
Melody Gardot Quiet Fire
Crooked Still Low Down And Dirty
Anabrese I Am Here
Bowerbirds Olive Hearts
Eels I Need Some Sleep
Crooked Still Did You Sleep Well
Alex Lloyd Sleep
Rufus Wainwright Waiting For A Dream
Richard Pollott Lamplighter

Moving house mix:

Mr Scruff Get A Move On
Eels Packing Blankets
Beautiful South Don’t Stop Moving
Turin Brakes Building Wraps Round Me
Jose Gonzalez Slow Moves
Shawn Colvin/Mary Chapin Carpenter One Cool Remove
Kinobe Tired Heart
Zero 7 Home
Aqualung Take Me Home

Rest of show:

Barefoot Lazy
Adem These Are Your Friends
Neutral Milk Hotel The King Of Carrot Flowers pt 1
Bon Iver Flume
Jamie Lidell Little Bit Of Feel Good
Pete Murray So Beautiful