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All Change for 2009.......and GET FIT!

Sunday Breakfast 18th January 2009

 

It was all change today and........an extended programme.....Andrew was away so Breakfast took a leisurely four hours from 7 to 11. The change was ....new features...gone were Lounge Lizards, Essential and at last....The Golden Year...though today for one day only there was a reprieve...more of that later. The first new feature at 7.30  is called Soul or Rock n' Roll....well it almost rhymes. This is a potential audience participation feature....that means YOU. The deal is I have two pieces of paper....one has Soul written on it....the other Rock. At 7.25 or so I put them in a hat ...well a brown paper bag then pull out the winner. This sets up from a choice of two genres which two tracks I play just after the 7.30 news. YOU can influence the outcome! If you are say partial to a bit of soul.....you can text me the word soul between 7 and 7.25 in which case I will add another piece of paper to the virtual hat containing the word soul. The same applies for rock n' roll and whilst your vote does not in the randomness of credit crunches and monster munches guarantee success it does stack the odds in your favour.....who can figure out the odds? By the way you can also email me at radio@phoenixfm.com or do it in the chatroom.

 

In between I played

 

Lily Allen - The Fear

Since Yesterday - Strawberry Switchblade

Justin Timberlake - Lovestoned - I Think She Knows

Now Or Never - Mark Medlock

James Morrison ft Nelly Furtado - On Broken Strings

Rihanna Featuring Jay Z - Umbrella

 

Soul or Rock n'Roll

The winner this week was,well here's what I played

 

C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochrane

Hound Dog - Elvis

 

Yes it was Rock n' Roll!

 

Candyman - Christina Aguelira

Atomic Kitten - If You Come To Me

Be Boy Baby - Mutya Buena

Daniel Merriweather - Change

Richard Ashcroft - Check The Meaning

 

Just after eight I started the weekly review of the ....well weekly papers....all present and correct this week following the.........difficult christmas and new year! I also introduced the second new feature as Five Minute Fit Club....due at 8.30

 

Boyzone - Better

Ida Maria - Oh My God

Freemasons feat Amanda Wilson - Love On My Mind

Fleetwood Mac - Dreams

Nickelback - How You Remind Me

All My Loving - The Beatles

 

Then it was Five Minute Fit Club. Well if you've made a New Years resolution to lose weight....get fit or whatever....this is my offer to help....every Sunday a 8.30 I'll play two up tempo records to get your body moving that's all......but just maybe....every little and all that.....enjoy. This week it was..

 

Feel it

Thunder In My Heart Again

 

Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love

Another Day - Paul McCartney

Razorlight - Hostage Of Love

Snow Patrol - Crack The Shutters

 

 

9.00 saw the third new feature....On This Day where , if it's your Birthday we play tunes from your big day in years gone by. If you'd like to nominate somebody....get in touch at www.phoenixfm.com. I also look at events that happened on this day. Tunes this time were

 

It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty 1959

Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul

West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys 19871

Sound Of The Underground - Girls Aloud

KT Tunstall - Black Horse and the Cherry Tree

Katy Perry - Hot N Cold

 

Jason Mraz - I'm Yours

The Verve - Rather Be

Lightning Seeds - You Showed Me

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

A Lover's Concerto - The Toys

Feeling - Love It When You Call

Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten

 

At 10am in this extended ....even Olympic Motorway Services breakfast I did the final Golden Year....

 

The Tracks were

 

Heartache Avenue - The Maisonettes

Moonlight Shadow - Mike Oldfield

Flashdance (What A Feeling) - Irene Cara

Thriller - Michael Jackson

Say Say Say - Paul McCartney

 

I did do loads of clues .....but I've lost them so the year was..........

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1          9        8          3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coldplay - Life In Technicolor II

Corrs - Radio

Will i am ft Cheryl Cole - Heartbreaker

Baby I Love You - The Ronettes

Dido - White Flag

Brooke Glover - High Tide

Toto - Africa

 

And suddenly it was time for Ed Wellman. I'm Back...well actually it's tomorrow or indeed today depending on how long the server takes tio chuck it up....the outcome of Battlestar Galactia or indeed the weather......and of course....well enough said!

 

 

See You Soon

 

James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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