Playlist 379 - Nov 24 2015

During this week's show, someone suggested there was a bit of a "hunkering down for winter" feel to the playlist. There could be something in that, although more on my mind at the time was the classic style of 60s/70s singer-songwriters.

So Harry Nilsson, an underrated (by some anyway) genius.
Steve Warner, a sumptuous songwriter, from 1979, reissued now by Earth.
Anderson, a Dublin artist somewhat following in their vaunted footsteps with his fine debut album.
Bacharach & David, via Jackie De Shannon, fit into this pattern somehow.
Julia Holter, imagine her singing Burt & Hal, I'd love that, gauzy and all.
Glen Campbell singing one of the many to die for Jimmy Webb songs he recorded.
New High Llamas, 70s AM radio refashioning.
Owensie, great hushed folk drones.

And Lee Hazlewood, the master of country lounge music (let's call it), from one of the great new Light in the Attic 1960s reissues.

More on these pages.

Nov 24 2015 w/ Nilsson,Anderson,Hazlewood,Holter, High Llamas,Chills,Eska,Minnie Riperton++ by The Underground Of Happiness on Mixcloud

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Playlist 379
Tues Nov 24 2015
(repeated on Tuesdays 8.30pm)
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Steve Warner – We’ll go on
Harry Nilsson – Without her
Anderson – Things we have in common (playing Button Factory, Dublin, Dec 9)
Julia Holter – Night song (playing Button Factory, Dublin, Feb 17)
Jackie De Shannon – What the world needs now is love
Trash Can Sinatras – Freetime
Glen Campbell – By the time I get to Phoenix
Lee Hazlewood – For one moment (Light in the Attic)
Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi – No thought of leaving
Howard Eynon – Mad Mike (playing Old Church, Stoke Newington, London, Dec 3+8, w/ Wreckless Eric)
This is the Kit – Les plus beaux (playing Academy, Dublin, Dec 12, w/ José Gonzalez)
Owensie - Red line (playing Plugd Records, Cork, Nov 28, 1pm)
Eska – Shades of blue (playing Islington Assembly Hall, London, Nov 27)
Minnie Riperton – Les fleurs
Lillith Ai – Riot
High Llamas - Here come the rattling trees
The Chills – When the poor can reach the moon

*next week's show features music from the new Creation Records Box Set, The Drink & Jóhann Jóhannsson among others

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