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Curveballs Christmas Special - with Phone A Friend 3

So here we are at the last Curveballs of 2008 – a busy show for the busy year we’ve had. We spoke to Dan from station favourites The Tibetan Tea Company (click here to listen) and looked ahead to gigs happening over the festive period with a few tracks performed live in the studio during the year. All this was, of course, interspersed with a clutch of Christmas songs you wouldn’t have heard in the shops several [hundred] times during the last month and a bit. (Thanks to Ten tigers’ Emma for the Very Cherry Christmas tracks – CD available from


Rest Of My Life – Princess Princess Kissed On Both Cheeks

The Vandals – Oi To The World

Manic Street Preachers – The Ghost Of Christmas

Dartz! – Cold Holidays

Ace Out – We Stand Alone

The Rileys – Christmas Cheer

Ten Tigers – Christmas On Prozac

Los Salvadores – The Drinking Song (Phoenix FM Session)

Red Threads – Hey Nicky

The Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Crappy Christmas Song

The Tibetan Tea Company – Pressure (Live)

Reuben – Christmas Is Awesome

Salary Man – Keira’s Dream (Phoenix FM Session)

Corporal Machine & The Bombers – Don’t Scatter My Ashes In Romford

Hearts! Attack! – It Was Christmas That Killed Us

Ninjalube – That Dress (Phoenix FM Session)

The Lucky Strikes – Orson Welles

Jacksons Warehouse - Body On A Poster

The Jays – San Diego (Phoenix FM Session)

Urban Reverb – Miss You

The Lovely Eggs – Tyrannosaurus Rex For Christmas

We Move As One – These Things I Could Live Without

Bob Rivers – The 12 Pains Of Christmas

Zen Motel – Real Good Time

The New Giants – Shine On (Phoenix FM Session)

The Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Santa’s Dead

The Vandals – My First Christmas (As A Woman)

The Tibetan Tea Company – Goodnight Tittletown


Curveballs will return on January 7th 2009 – but stay tuned to the Phoenix FM website over the next week for the Curveballs Christmas Extra, featuring some new session tracks to keep your eyebrows up until then. Have an awesome Christmas and New Year one and all!!!

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