“I chanced upon this programme recently on the same day I recorded an interview about my 2020 English Channel Solo. This song was a huge inspiration and i played it repeatedly on my car journeys to Dover Channel Training. It was also the soundtrack to the video of my swim. For me, the Matt...”Read full review »
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“Listening to the anecdotes linked with the selected songs and music is a great insight into the impact of music on our lives and emotions. I look forward to each podcast and just wish they were published more regularly - maybe weekly?
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Sunshine on Leith was released in 1988 but didn't become the big hit The Proclaimers had hoped for. However it has endured and become an anthem of love and a celebration of life. It is the song played at Hibs FC matches and has come to symbolise...
Life on Mars was released on David Bowie's Hunky Dory album in 1971. Two years later it came out as a single in its own right. Famous for its exploration of disillusionment and alienation, there is no one single definitive story behind it. But that is perhaps the song's beauty and the secret...
Talking Heads emerged out of the post punk scene of the late 1970s. Once In A Lifetime is the iconic single taken from their album Remain In Light. With its looped synthesizer and Afrobeat inspired by Fela Kuti it seemed to pre-empt the consumerism and ennui of the 1980s. Writer Ian Gittins...
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