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The joy of joys this week as the little ankle bitters return for education and that lends a little peace and quite for parents- Sadly the roads get ramped up as a result. I cant believe the amount who drive their darlings to school everyday, I was marvelling at the luxury I had of being able to walk to school, which I dare say is rare nowadays.

Twofers today was from Coldplay – we played ‘sparkes’ and ‘Princess of China’.

We also got to hear an extended mix of the 1980 classic, ‘In the Kitchen at Parties by Jona Lewie. There was no such thing as a 12″ back then, so this version was a nice treat. [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/jona_lewie-youll_always_find_me_in_the_ktchen_at_parties-1980-spiral-tribe-extended-edit-v2.mp3|titles=jona_lewie-you’ll_always_find_me_in_the_ktchen_at_parties [1980] (JONA LEWIE- in the Kitchen at parties: spiral tribe extended edit v2)]

My Comedy show picks for this week……
Micky Flanagan: Work in Progress – 10th, 11th & 13th Sept 2012 • Pleasance Theatre
Micky Flanagan is coming to the Pleasance Theatre for a series of work in progress shows. Using his East End background and Cockney wit, Micky will tell a tale of his working class childhood, where alphabetti spaghetti was a luxury

Phill Jupitus, at the Comedy Store – 12th Sept 2012 • Comedy Store
Phill Jupitus will be joining the Comedy Store Players for a night of comedy improvisation. Other comedians on the bill include Josie Lawrence, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Pippa Evans and Neil Mullarkey

Jack Dee: Work in Progress – 14th Sept 2012 • Pleasance Theatre
Join Jack at the Pleasance Theatre as he road-tests some new material for an upcoming tour. It’s been six years since he last tried his hand at stand-up, so why is he touring again? “Because I want to spend less time with my family.”

My music pick for this week;
Mon 10 Sep The XX – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
A night of live music from critically acclaimed band of the moment The XX playing their latest material.

Wed 12 Sep The Black Keys – The O2, London
Fuzzy blues-rock from Ohio accompanied by obligatory masculine vocals.

Sun 16 Sep Billy Bragg – Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Legendary English protest singer who came into prominence during the Thatcher era. The articulate champion of lost causes is best known for his folk music and his work is perceived to be a traditional blend of poetry, politics and punk rock.

Sun 16 Sep The Cult – Hammersmith Apollo, London
Classic Eighties rock band are based around the passionate song-writing partnership of vocalist Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy.

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The joy of joys this week as the little ankle bitters return for education and that lends a little peace and quite for parents- Sadly the roads get ramped up as a result. I cant believe the amount who drive their darlings to school everyday, I was marvelling at the luxury I had of being able to walk to school, which I dare say is rare nowadays.

Twofers today was from Coldplay – we played ‘sparkes’ and ‘Princess of China’.

We also got to hear an extended mix of the 1980 classic, ‘In the Kitchen at Parties by Jona Lewie. There was no such thing as a 12″ back then, so this version was a nice treat. [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/jona_lewie-youll_always_find_me_in_the_ktchen_at_parties-1980-spiral-tribe-extended-edit-v2.mp3|titles=jona_lewie-you’ll_always_find_me_in_the_ktchen_at_parties [1980] (JONA LEWIE- in the Kitchen at parties: spiral tribe extended edit v2)]

My Comedy show picks for this week……
Micky Flanagan: Work in Progress – 10th, 11th & 13th Sept 2012 • Pleasance Theatre
Micky Flanagan is coming to the Pleasance Theatre for a series of work in progress shows. Using his East End background and Cockney wit, Micky will tell a tale of his working class childhood, where alphabetti spaghetti was a luxury

Phill Jupitus, at the Comedy Store – 12th Sept 2012 • Comedy Store
Phill Jupitus will be joining the Comedy Store Players for a night of comedy improvisation. Other comedians on the bill include Josie Lawrence, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Pippa Evans and Neil Mullarkey

Jack Dee: Work in Progress – 14th Sept 2012 • Pleasance Theatre
Join Jack at the Pleasance Theatre as he road-tests some new material for an upcoming tour. It’s been six years since he last tried his hand at stand-up, so why is he touring again? “Because I want to spend less time with my family.”

My music pick for this week;
Mon 10 Sep The XX – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
A night of live music from critically acclaimed band of the moment The XX playing their latest material.

Wed 12 Sep The Black Keys – The O2, London
Fuzzy blues-rock from Ohio accompanied by obligatory masculine vocals.

Sun 16 Sep Billy Bragg – Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Legendary English protest singer who came into prominence during the Thatcher era. The articulate champion of lost causes is best known for his folk music and his work is perceived to be a traditional blend of poetry, politics and punk rock.

Sun 16 Sep The Cult – Hammersmith Apollo, London
Classic Eighties rock band are based around the passionate song-writing partnership of vocalist Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy.

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The joy of joys this week as the little ankle bitters return for education and that lends a little peace and quite for parents- Sadly the roads get ramped up as a result. I cant believe the amount who drive their darlings to school everyday, I was marvelling at the luxury I had of being able to walk to school, which I dare say is rare nowadays.

Twofers today was from Coldplay – we played ‘sparkes’ and ‘Princess of China’.

We also got to hear an extended mix of the 1980 classic, ‘In the Kitchen at Parties by Jona Lewie. There was no such thing as a 12″ back then, so this version was a nice treat. [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/jona_lewie-youll_always_find_me_in_the_ktchen_at_parties-1980-spiral-tribe-extended-edit-v2.mp3|titles=jona_lewie-you’ll_always_find_me_in_the_ktchen_at_parties [1980] (JONA LEWIE- in the Kitchen at parties: spiral tribe extended edit v2)]

My Comedy show picks for this week……
Micky Flanagan: Work in Progress – 10th, 11th & 13th Sept 2012 • Pleasance Theatre
Micky Flanagan is coming to the Pleasance Theatre for a series of work in progress shows. Using his East End background and Cockney wit, Micky will tell a tale of his working class childhood, where alphabetti spaghetti was a luxury

Phill Jupitus, at the Comedy Store – 12th Sept 2012 • Comedy Store
Phill Jupitus will be joining the Comedy Store Players for a night of comedy improvisation. Other comedians on the bill include Josie Lawrence, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Pippa Evans and Neil Mullarkey

Jack Dee: Work in Progress – 14th Sept 2012 • Pleasance Theatre
Join Jack at the Pleasance Theatre as he road-tests some new material for an upcoming tour. It’s been six years since he last tried his hand at stand-up, so why is he touring again? “Because I want to spend less time with my family.”

My music pick for this week;
Mon 10 Sep The XX – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
A night of live music from critically acclaimed band of the moment The XX playing their latest material.

Wed 12 Sep The Black Keys – The O2, London
Fuzzy blues-rock from Ohio accompanied by obligatory masculine vocals.

Sun 16 Sep Billy Bragg – Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Legendary English protest singer who came into prominence during the Thatcher era. The articulate champion of lost causes is best known for his folk music and his work is perceived to be a traditional blend of poetry, politics and punk rock.

Sun 16 Sep The Cult – Hammersmith Apollo, London
Classic Eighties rock band are based around the passionate song-writing partnership of vocalist Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy.

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The joy of joys this week as the little ankle bitters return for education and that lends a little peace and quite for parents- Sadly the roads get ramped up as a result. I cant believe the amount who drive their darlings to school everyday, I was marvelling at the luxury I had of being able to walk to school, which I dare say is rare nowadays.

Twofers today was from Coldplay – we played ‘sparkes’ and ‘Princess of China’.

We also got to hear an extended mix of the 1980 classic, ‘In the Kitchen at Parties by Jona Lewie. There was no such thing as a 12″ back then, so this version was a nice treat. [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/jona_lewie-youll_always_find_me_in_the_ktchen_at_parties-1980-spiral-tribe-extended-edit-v2.mp3|titles=jona_lewie-you’ll_always_find_me_in_the_ktchen_at_parties [1980] (JONA LEWIE- in the Kitchen at parties: spiral tribe extended edit v2)]

My Comedy show picks for this week……
Micky Flanagan: Work in Progress – 10th, 11th & 13th Sept 2012 • Pleasance Theatre
Micky Flanagan is coming to the Pleasance Theatre for a series of work in progress shows. Using his East End background and Cockney wit, Micky will tell a tale of his working class childhood, where alphabetti spaghetti was a luxury

Phill Jupitus, at the Comedy Store – 12th Sept 2012 • Comedy Store
Phill Jupitus will be joining the Comedy Store Players for a night of comedy improvisation. Other comedians on the bill include Josie Lawrence, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Pippa Evans and Neil Mullarkey

Jack Dee: Work in Progress – 14th Sept 2012 • Pleasance Theatre
Join Jack at the Pleasance Theatre as he road-tests some new material for an upcoming tour. It’s been six years since he last tried his hand at stand-up, so why is he touring again? “Because I want to spend less time with my family.”

My music pick for this week;
Mon 10 Sep The XX – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
A night of live music from critically acclaimed band of the moment The XX playing their latest material.

Wed 12 Sep The Black Keys – The O2, London
Fuzzy blues-rock from Ohio accompanied by obligatory masculine vocals.

Sun 16 Sep Billy Bragg – Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Legendary English protest singer who came into prominence during the Thatcher era. The articulate champion of lost causes is best known for his folk music and his work is perceived to be a traditional blend of poetry, politics and punk rock.

Sun 16 Sep The Cult – Hammersmith Apollo, London
Classic Eighties rock band are based around the passionate song-writing partnership of vocalist Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy.

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