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Playlist for 10 Feb 2018 (AOTW: Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending)


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This week’s album of the week is Always Ascending, the new offering from Franz Ferdinand, which was released on Friday – 14 years to the day after the release of their debut album,

There’s more of a disco feel to this album than the last offering, 2013’s more guitary Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. Songs such as the title track, Feel The Love Go and Lazy Boy bring back memories of their earlier songs – good to have them back.

In tonight’s show we also paid and played homage to the Sultans of Ping FC and their classic debut album Casual Sex In The Cineplex, which turned 25 years old last week. (Really!)

In the second half of the show we went back to 1996 and dug up some of the best indie hits from that year.

Tonight’s playlist:

Shame – Tasteless
Franz Ferdinand – Paper Cages
Serol Serol – K’TA
Spook School – I Only Dance When I Want To
Sultans of Ping FC – Give Him A Ball (And A Yard Of Grass)
Deadcuts – Opium Style
Dream Wife – Fire
Franz Ferdinand – Lois Lane
Martha Ffion – Take Your Name
Grace Vonderkuhn – Cellophane
Sultans of Ping FC – You Talk Too Much
High Hazels – Days Of No One
Orielles – Sugar Tastes Like Salt
Franz Ferdinand – Glimpse Of Love
Gingerlys – Playgrounds
Bellatrix – Sweet Surrender
Sultans of Ping FC – Indeed You Are
Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – Patio Song
Beck – The New Pollution
Earl Brutus – Navyhead
Stereolab – Cybele’s Reverie
Cardigans – Happy Meal II
Catatonia – Sweet Catatonia
Kenickie – Private Buchowski
Divine Comedy – Becoming More Like Alfie
Frank and Walters – Indian Ocean
Lush – Single Girl
Marion – I Stopped Dancing
Mike Flowers Pops – Venus As A Boy
Bis – This Is Fake DIY
Sleeper – Nice Guy Eddie
Pulp – I Spy
Kula Shaker – Grateful When You’re Dead

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