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Introducing Jenny Lewis, 1973 (without James Blunt) and a Zig Zag through Breakfast.



I was momentarily tempted to add a dynamic touch to the revamped Sunday Breakfast Page by writing iPlayed.....etc..then I thought better of it so here goes

 

This Week I Played

 

Hue and Cry                      Last Stop

The Script                         Together We Cry

The Foundations                 Build Me Up Buttercup

Scouting For Girls              It's Not About You

Iglu & Hartley                     This City

Shane Ritchie                     Baby I'm Your Man

The Maccabees                  Toothpaste Kisses

Chris Rea                           Josephine

Daniel Pewter                      Next Plane Home

Tony Christie                       Is This The Way To Amarillo

Gabrielle Cilmi                     Sweet About Me

TuPac Feat Elton John          Ghetto Gospel

Keane                                  Spiralling

Divine Comedy                      National Express

Girls Aloud                           The Promise

The Verve                             Love Is Noise

Vampire Weekend                Oxford Comma

Coldplay                               Lost

The Killers                            Human

Paulo Nutini                          It Must Be Love

Kings Of Leon                       Use Somebody

Ida Maria                              Better When You're Naked

The Charlatans                     North Country Boy

Itchycoo Park                       Small Faces

Madcon                                Beggin

The White Stripes                 Blue Orchid

Alanis Morrisette                   Crazy

 

This list is not quite exhaustive….i think I missed four!

 

During The Programme I Featured

 

Jenny Lewis and her new album which is called 'Acid Tongue'

The Tracks I played were

 

Acid Tongue

Pretty Bird

Godspeed

 

Not made up my mind completely about the album...it's sort of good

but not great...in my opinion.

 

Lounge Lizards today featured the daughter of LL's Godfather in the

delectable form of Nancy Sinatra...I played 'These Boots Are Made For

Walking' and followed it up quickly with Brook Benton and 'Fools Rush In'.

 

Essential ...somewhat embarrasingly featured Irish Puppet exports Zig

and Zag singing 'Them Girls Them Girls'. Apparently it got to Number 1 in Sweden

(Say no more then...this I believe was the country which also produced Harpo!...what about ABBA

...Luck??).Anyway you'll already know they started out in Ireland on TV's The Den on national

broadcaster RTE2 then moved to Channel 4's Big Breakfast followed by a stint on MTV

then back to RTE?

 

 

 

1973 Was the Golden Year at 9am

 

The Songs Were

 

David Bowie                Life On Mars

David Cassidy                       Daydreamer

Tony Orlando & Dawn  Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree

 

Random Clues Included

 

April 3 - The first handheld cellular phone call made by Martin Cooper, who conceived the phone,

in New York City.

 

March 22 - United Kingdom government announces that the Channel Tunnel could be finished by

1980, costing £366m.

 

April 4 - The World Trade Center officially opens in New York City with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

 

Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, one of rock's landmark albums, is released.

 

I talked about.....

 

Well lots of stuff including Facercise....or how to tone up your facial features without recourse to

botox ,implants or anything ,just hard work in these economically challenging times! I also mentioned the latest in coin operated bidets and the woman who sued because she dyed her hair brown instead of blonde allegedly!!

 

As well as local events I also featured headlines from the local papers

 

These Were

 

Brentwood Weekly News                        Fare Dodgers Snared in Crackdown

The Yellow Advertiser                             Boxes For Bulgaria

The Essex Enquirer                               School Scrapes To Cost  £210,000

Brentwood Gazette                                Disabled Boy Is Denied Education

Billericay and Wickford Gazette              Shooting Getaway Duo Jailed

 

I am writing this again at Cork Airport as Sunday Breakfast once more goes International.

I am currently also trying to decide for next week between The Sultans of Ping and the Ting Tings..

....any thoughts....email me radio@phoenixfm.com  you can do this easily by going to www.phoenixfm.com and hitting the 'Contact Us' button.....Oh and while you're there why not vote for the Top 20 Shows. They are

 

18th October                         Kat Rudge with Kylie

25th october                          Me with The Stereophonics

1st November                        Eddie Curry with The Cure

 

 

Andrew was then back after his week off...so until next Sunday at 7am....I'm off for a sleep

 

Night.

 

James

 

 

 



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