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

March 21st – featuring Bon Iver

Here is the track list for tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show on Chill. We’re featuring music from Bon Iver, a special mix of sunshine songs, and more acoustic goodies from artists like Paul Weller, John Martyn and Israel Kamakawiwo’ole. You can listen on Chill from 10pm or any time here.

First hour:

Denison Witmer Simple Life
Bon Iver Flume
Orba Squara Perfect Timing (This Morning)
Jaymay Ill Willed Person
Roger Eno One Gull
Bon Iver Skinny Love
Joss Stone Fell In Love With A Boy
Portishead Deep Water
Israel Kamakawiwo’ole Somewhere Over The Rainbow, What A Wonderful
Bon Iver Creature Fear / Team
Flying Space Breathe
Ghostland Interview With The Angel
Charles Atlas Imprints Lengthwise
Bon Iver Blindsided
Paul Weller Wild Wood
Howard Skempon Lullaby
The Cinematic Orchestra To Build A Home

Sunshine songs mix:

Norah Jones Sunrise
Nina Simone Here Comes The Sun
Mozez/Zero 7 Beautiful Day
Osibisa Sunshine Day
Jol Life In The Sun
Emiliana Torrini Sunny Road
Ramsey Lewis Les Fleur

Rest of show:

Jose Gonzalez Hand On Your Heart
Goldfrapp Clowns
Nitin Sawhney Tides
Beth Gibbons/Rustin Man Romance
Black Strap Molasses Everybody Needs A Dream
John Martyn May You Never
Melody Gardot Goodnite

March 14th – featuring Shearwater

Here’s the track list for tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show on Chill, featuring Austin band Shearwater, a mix of chilled tunes from films and lots more songs to help you chill. You can hear it tonight from 10pm or listen any time online here.

First hour:

Lecia The Simple Life
Shearwater God Made Me
Jamie Cullum Don’t Stop The Music
Ingrid Michaelson Around You
Jonathan Coulton I Crush Everything
Shearwater Hidden Lake
Glen Hansard Falling Slowly
Phamie Gow Dancing Hands
Lenka The Show
Shearwater Missing Islands
Civil Twilight Human
Kelly Dalton I’m On Fire
Rickie Lee Jones The Moon Is Made Of Gold
Shearwater Silver Bodies
Katie Herzig Wish You Well
La Maison Tellier Killing In The Name
Karen Mal Surprise

Special mix – songs from films:

Gene Wilder Pure Imagination from Willie Wonka And The Chocolate Factory
Clint Mansell The Nursery from Moon
Air Alone In Kyoto from Lost In Translation
AR Rahman Latka’s Theme from Slumdog Millionaire
Michael Nyman The Piano from The Piano
Michael Giacchino Theme from “UP”
Abel Korzeniowski Stillness Of The Mind from A Single Man
Bruno Coulais Dreaming from Coraline
Eels I Need Some Sleep from Shrek 2

Rest of show:

Daphne Willis No Difference
Rufus Wainwright Across The Universe
Corinne Bailey Rae I Would Like To Call It Beauty
Boys Like Girls feat. Taylor Swift Two Is Better Than One
Marina And The Diamonds Hollywood (Gonzales version)
Inlets Bright Orange Air
Dan Reeder It Feels So Good
Cat Power I Found A Reason

March 7th – featuring Eg White

Here is the track list for tonight’s Simplecity acoustic show on Chill. We’re featuring music from award-winning songwriter Eg White and a special mix of listener requests. You can listen on Chill from 10pm or any time online here:

First hour:

Actionslacks Simple Life
Eg White Broken
Fleet Foxes Mykonos
Laura Higgins You Won’t Fail
Sufjan Stevens Sofia’s Song
Eg White But California
Lykke Li Melodies & Desires
Adele Daydreams
Andrew Bird Simple X
Eg White My People
Elizabeth & The Catapult Taller Children
Oren Lavie The Man Who Isn’t There
Charlie Wood American Tune
Eg White If You Run
Kris Delmhorst Since You Went Away
Nitin Sawhney Waiting O Mistress Mine
Homeless Balloon Harmony
ASCIAN Voices From The Ether

Listener mix:

Zero 7 In The Waiting Line
Deadmau5 Careless (acoustic)
Air All I Need
The Beauty Room Holding On
Royksopp Happy Up Here
Ulrich Schnauss Wherever You Are
Sia I Go To Sleep

Rest of show:

Katie Doherty Bridges
Townes Van Zandt Pancho & Lefty
Mirah The World Is Falling
The Besnard Lakes For Agent 13
The Mummers Nightbus
Scott Matthew There Is An Ocean That Divides

 

February 29th – 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

February 22nd 2016 – 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 last week 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