May 30th – 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

May 23rd – 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

May 16th – 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

May 9th – featuring Beyonce

Here’s the track list and a chance to listen any time to tonight’s 10pm Simplecity acoustic show on Chill. There’s a lot of Lemonade as we feature the most chilled tracks from Beyonce’s new album as well as some beautiful acoustic covers of her biggest hits. Tonight’s special mix has acoustic versions of some huge pop songs – not all covers, as some are special recordings by the original artists. There’s also a lot of original goodness from Mike Posner, JP Cooper, Foy Vance, Billie Marten, Mahalia and more.

First hour:

Mike Posner Not That Simple
Beyonce Daddy Lessons
Ane Brun Halo
JP Cooper Colour Me In Gold
Hannah’s Yard Why Would I Know
Beyonce Pray You Catch Me
VoicePlay feat. Emoni Love On Top
Foy Vance Upbeat Feelgood
Ciaran Lavery Return To Form
Beyonce Freedom
Emeli Sande Crazy In Love (from The Great Gatsby)
Claire Maguire Elizabeth Taylor
Billie Marten Milk & Honey
Beyonce Sandcastles
Giada If I Were A Boy
Mahalia Back Up Plan
The Dunwells Light Up The Skies
Aaron Espe Making All Things New

Special mix of huge pop served acoustically:

Kimberly Anne Show Me Love / A Little Bit Of Luck
Scars On 45 Wrecking Ball
The Wind And The Wave Chandelier
Zara Larsson Lush Life (acoustic)
Tyler Ward Shut Up And Dance
Rhodes Blank Space
Ella Eyre Waiting All Night (acoustic)
Sigma & Rita Ora Coming Home (acoustic)

Rest of show:

Ben Howard Old Pine
Lucy Rose Nebraska
GoGo Penguin Branches Break
Arthur Beatrice Since We Were Kids
Cider Sky Where To Now
Rend Collective Coming Home
Anna Pancaldi All That I Am
Rukhsana Merrise See You Again

May 2nd – featuring covers by J Scott Bergman

Here’s what we are playing on this week’s Simplecity on Chill, where we play acoustic tunes every Monday night from 10pm. This week it’s a special featuring some acoustic covers by J Scott Bergman and a mix of classic tunes, as well as laid back goodness from Adele, Starsailor, James Blake, Sara Bareilles, Benjamin Francis Leftwich and more.

First hour:

Skerryvore Simple Life
J Scott Bergman Creep
Adele Someone Like You
Thirteen Senses Times Like These (live session)
Starsailor Good Souls (live acoustic)
J Scott Bergman To Turn You On
James Blake Limit To Your Love
Broadcast 2000 The View
Junip Always
J Scott Bergman Big Shot
Magnetic Man Flying Into Tokyo
Sara Bareilles Basket Case
Califone Ladders
J Scott Bergman They Won’t Go When I Go
Jessie J Who You Are
Alexis Jordan The Air That I Breathe

Special mix of classics:

Van Morrison Into The Mystic
Nick Drake One Of These Things First
Neil Young Harvest Moon
Simon And Garfunkel The Only Living Boy In New York
Bob Dylan I Want You
Joni Mitchell All I Want
Carole King Home Again
Kate Bush The Man With The Child In His Eyes

Rest of show:

Benjamin Francis Leftwich Pictures
Arcade Fire Sprawl I (Flatland)
Aroah I Row Across A Japanese Watercolour
Donovan Woods Your Daughter, John
Barzin Words Tangled In Blue
Sondre Lerche Tragic Mirror
Nick Jaina Your Time Is Gonna Come
Rivulets The Sunsets Can Be Beautiful (Even In Chicago)

April 25th – Prince acoustic tribute

Here is the track list and a chance to listen again any time to tonight’s special Simplecity acoustic show on Chill. It’s a celebration of Prince with some of his most chilled songs, some well known and some rare, with a selection of covers and tributes by other artists an hour into the non-stop mix. The show concludes with Prince’s songs taking us on a journey through death and into a life he talked about and believed in.

First hour:

Prince For You
Prince Love
Prince 7 (acoustic version)
Prince Tangerine
Prince Curious Child
Prince Young And Beautiful
Prince Reflection
Prince Eye Love U But Eye Don’t Trust U Anymore
Prince U’re Gonna C Me
Prince So Blue
Prince Te Amo Corazen
Prince Do U Lie
Prince Walk In Sand
Prince The Other Side Of The Pillow
Prince Crazy U
Prince Sea Of Everything
Prince Here On Earth
Prince Objects In The Mirror
Prince A Case Of U (Joni Mitchell cover)

Special mix of covers:

Hitboutique Diamonds And Pearls
Soulounge feat. Roger Cicero How Come You Don’t Call Me Anymore
Mike Zito and The Wheel Little Red Corvette
Anders Johansson Most Beautiful Girl In The World
Damien Rice When Doves Cry
Susanna and The Magical Orchestra Condition Of The Heart
Jimmy Scott Nothing Compares 2 U

End of show:

The New Power Generation Orchestra & Prince 3rd Eye
Prince One Nite Alone
Prince Solo
Prince There Is Lonely
Prince Sometimes It Snows In April
The New Power Generation Orchestra & Prince Welcome 2 The Dawn (acoustic version)
The New Power Generation Orchestra & Prince Comeback

April 18th – featuring Kate Bush

Here’s what we are playing on tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show, on Chill every Monday from 10pm. It’s a Kate Bush special, with songs from her and some beautiful cover versions by other artists. We’ve also got a consolation mix for some footie lads, and acoustic songs by KT Tunstall, White Buffalo, Elbow, All Angels and more.

April 11th – featuring Billy Bragg

Here is the track list and a chance to listen any time to tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show on Chill from 10pm. We’re featuring the singer-songwriter and newsworthy activist Billy Bragg, a classic mix of Camp Bestival artists and acoustic goodness from Stephen Fretwell, Joni Mitchell and many more.

First hour:

Chanda Leigh – Simple Life
Billy Bragg – Must I Paint You A Picture
Noah And The Whale – 5 Years Time
Ashok – Happy Slap
Beirut – Elephant Gun
Billy Bragg – All Fall Down
Essie Jain – Stop
Max Richter – Icongraphy
The Bird And The Bee – I’m A Broken Heart
Billy Bragg – You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
Future Loop Foundation – Sunshine Philosophy (Pete Lawrence remix)
The Watson Twins – Fall
Missy Higgins – Where I Stood
Billy Bragg – Reason To Believe
Ava Leigh – Mad About The Boy
Sarah Whatmore – Somewhere I Belong

Camp Bestival mix:

Emiliana Torrini – Unemployed In Summertime
Nextmen/Zarif – Something Got You
This Is The Kit – Our Socks Forever More
Emmy The Great – Gabriel
Kate Nash – Merry Happy
Thecocknbullkid – On My Own Again
Tawiah – Watch Out
Rod Thomas – Debris
Eliza Carthy – Hug You Like A Mountain
Jon Hopkins – Cerulean

Rest of show:

Jamie Lidell – Rope Of Sand
Marie Digby – Miss Invisible
Barefoot – Horny
Stephen Fretwell – New York
Joni Mitchell – All I Want
Melody Gardot – Goodnite
Summer At Shatter Creek – All The Answers (live version)

April 4th – featuring The Gentle Good

Here is the track list for tonight’s Simplecity show on Chill. We’re featuring music from Welsh singer-songwriter Gareth Bonello, better known as The Gentle Good. We also have a special mix of acoustic covers, and chilled goodies from Josh Bray, Kate Bush, The Civil Wars, Elbow and more.

First hour:

David Rynhart – A Simple Life
The Gentle Good – Aubade
Emma’s Imagination – This Day
Haley Dreis – Delicate
Josh Bray – The River Song
The Gentle Good – Pamela
Alli Rogers – Eden
Kate Bush – Moments Of Pleasure
Amy Petty – Sketches Of Plans
The Gentle Good – Holly Blue
Ashley Gold – Just Friends
The Civil Wars – Girl With The Red Balloon
Toploader – Dancing In The Moonlight (acoustic)
The Gentle Good – Ocean Is King
M. Ward – From A Pirate Radio Sermon, 1989
Joey Cape – Going For The Bronze

Acoustic covers mix:

Birdy – Skinny Love
Corinne Bailey Rae – Is This Love
Gus Black – Paranoid
J Scott Bergman – Life On Mars
Camera Obscura – Super Trooper
Thirteen Senses – Times Like These
Fink – Walkin’ In The Sun
Rodrigo Y Gabriela – Stairway To Heaven

Rest of show:

Elbow – Lippy Kids
Snow Patrol – An Olive Grove Facing The Sea
Richard Navarro – Sober
Jake Flowers – My Siren
Nouvelle Vague – At The Moment feat. Nadeah Miranda
Marian Call – Got To Fly
Ila & The Happy Trees – Tomorrow

March 28th – featuring Joey Cape

Here is the track list for tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show on Chill. We’re featuring music from Joey Cape’s album “Doesn’t Play Well With Others”, a special mix of Big Chill festival artists, and more acoustic tunes from Birdy, Turin Brakes, Rufus Wainwright and more. You can listen on Chill from 10pm or any time here.

First hour:

Jamie Cullum – Give Me The Simple Life
Joey Cape – The Fish Rots From The Head-Case Down
Birdy – Skinny Love
Sara Bareilles – Gravity
Rise Against – Swing Life Away
Joey Cape – Going For The Bronze
Matt Nathanson – Little Victories
Amos Lee – Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight
John Mayer – Who Says
Joey Cape – The Greatest Generation
Turin Brakes – Underdog (Sally) (demo)
The Divine Comedy – Songs Of Love
Rufus Wainwright – The Motion Waltz (Emotional Commotion)
Joey Cape – I’m Not Gonna Save You
Juliet Turner – Toxic
Aqualung – Sundowning
The Avett Brothers – I And Love And You
Athlete – Love Come Rescue
Elton John – I Need You To Turn To (piano demo)
Sophie Zelmani – If I Could

Big Chill mix:

Easy Star All Stars – Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Gregory Isaacs – Fools Fall In Love
Newton Failkner – Teardrop
Radiohead – Give Up The Ghost
Bonobo feat. Andreya Triana – Stay The Same
Submotion Orchestra – All Yours
Alucidnation – I’m Not Bad
Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy

Rest of show:

Jil Is Lucky – The Wanderer
Jonatha Brooke – Madonna On The Curb (peace mix)
William Fitzsimmons – Beautiful Girl
Ed Sheeran – Firefly
Priscilla Ahn – Dream
Sara Lov – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
Nils Landgren’s Funk Unit – When All Is Said And Done