Category Archives: 50 Shades Of Chay

Show 188: Long songs!

The other week I fitted over 60 songs in two hours.

This week I did the polar opposite. I decided to try and get the longest songs on my iTunes onto the show, without having to revert to the same artist twice. Here is what I could find.

1. Derek and The Dominos – Layla
2. LCD Soundsystem – Dance Yrself Clean
3. Justin Timberlake – Lovestoned
4. Primal Scream – Come Together
5. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – A.K.A What A Life… (Remix)
6. Kasabian – Are You Looking For Some Action?
7. Doves – There Goes The Fear?
8. Elbow – The Take Off And Landing Of Everything
9. Snow Patrol – The Lightning Strike
10. Stone Roses – I Am The Resurrection
11. Charlatans – Let The Good Times Be Never Ending
12. Oasis – Champagne Supernova

This week’s picture is a view of Bratislava from the top of the UFO restaurant.


Show 187: Let’s go on an adventure

Hello all,

I’ve decided to move away from the playlist this week and play music from the PhoenixFM library. I’m going to sharpen up my playlist in the next couple of weeks. So here is an adventure of songs I don’t own in my CD collection…

1. The Las – There She Goes (The only one I actually own)
2. Angel Olsen – Shut Up Kiss Me
3. Asylums – When We Wake Up
4. Beck – Dreams
5. Bedouin Sounclash – When The Night Feels My Song
6. Belle And Sebastian – I’m A Cuckoo
7. Billy Bragg – A New England
8. British Sea Power – No Lucifer
9. Cardigans – Lovefool
10. Codeine Velvet Club – Hollywood
11. Cranberries – Linger
12. Dr Feelgood – Milk and Alcohol
13. Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending
14. Frightened Rabbit – Backyard Skulls
15. The Go! Team – Doing It Right
16. I Am Kloot – Northern Skies
17. James – Sit Down
18. Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
19. Kacey Musgraves – Keep It To Yourself
20. The Knack – My Sharona
21. Lazlo Bane – I’m No Superman
22. Mystery Jets – Two Doors Down
23. Offspring – Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)
24. Pale Waves – Heavenly
25. Sigrid – Strangers
26. Sleater-Kenney – Bury Our Friends
27. SuperOrganism – Everybody Wants To Be Famous
28. Talking Heads – Psycho Killer
29. Wannadies – You and Me Song
30. The White Stripes – Fell In Love With A Girl
31. Zac Brown Band – Jump right In


Show 186: Short Song Show

Show 186.

Objective: Play over 50 songs in two hours on my show, which was the previous record set a couple of years ago?

Could he do it?

1. The Futureheads – Le Garage
2. Jake Bugg – There’s A Beast And We All Feed It
3. The Kooks – Eddie’s Gun
4. The Jam – All Mod Cons
5. Franz Ferdinand – Tell Her Tonight
6. The Vaccines – Handsome
7. Vampire Weekend – A-Punk
8. Peace – Lovesick
9. Wolf Alice – Beautifully Unconventional
10. Palma Violets – Girl, You Couldn’t Do It Much Better On The Beach
11. Paul Weller – Wake Up The Nation
12. Paolo Nutini – Pencil Full Of Lead
13. Pulled Apart By Horses – Degeneration Game
14. Gorillaz – Punk
15. Howler – Wailing (Making Out)
16. The Beatles – Maggie Mae
17. Noah And The Whale – 2 Atoms In A Molecule
18. The La’s – Son Of A Gun
19. Kaiser Chiefs – Boxing Champ
20. Slaves – Are You Satisfied?
21. Blink 182 – Cyncical
22. Biffy Clyro – Woo Woo
23. The Boxer Rebellion – The New Heavy
24. The Clash – Career Opportunities
25. Elastica – Annie
26. The Coral – Dreaming Of You
27. Courtney Barnett – Aqua Profunda
28. Florence And The Machine
29. Blur – Song 2
30. Arctic Monkeys – D is For Dangerous
31. Slaves – Take Control
32. The Libertines -Arbeit Macht Frei
33. The Black Lips – Dawn Of The Age Of Tomorrow
34. The King Blues – I Want You
35. The Pigeon Detectives – Wait For Me
36. De La Soul – A Little Bit Of Soap
37. Kanye West – I’ll Fly Away
38. The Beach Boys – Barbara Ann
39. The Bealtes – Do You Want To Know A Secret
40. Buddy Holly – Heartbeats
41. The Kooks – Seaside
42. Jake Bugg – Country Song
43. The Stone Roses – Elizabeth My Dear
44. Supergrass – Supergrass – Time To Go
45. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – I’d Pick You Everytime
46. Frank Turner – Dan’s Song
47. The View – Typical Time
48. Vampire Weekend – Young Lion
49. Gorillaz – We Got The Power
50. Blur – Bank Holiday
51. Arctic Monkeys – You Probably Couldn’t See For The But You Were Staring Right At Me
52. The Futurehead – Alms
53. Marmaduke Duke – Rubber Love
54. Oasis – Songbird
55. Presidents Of The United States Of America – Lump
56. Queen – We Will Rock You
57. Ray Charles – Hit The Road Jack
58. Tom Jones – It’s Not Unusual
59. Sum 41 – Never Wake Up
60. The Vaccines – Wreckin Bar (Ra Ra Ra)
61. These New Puritans – Hologram

HECK YES HE DID!!!


Show 185: Sean Muir – Second Coming

This week on my show I had Sean Muir come on for the second time.

Sean appeared on the show for the first time last year, and he is back this year with more songs, more recordings and more plans for the future.

You can hear the full show below as well as two of his live performances in the videos shown.

Here are the songs played on the show as well as Sean’s live performances in bold…

1. Nicola Collis – Burning The Candle At Both Ends
2. Ren Stedman – Partner In Crime
3. Arctic Monkeys – Four Out Of Five
4. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Black and White Sunshine
5. The Kooks – Eddie’s Gun
6. The Cure – In Between Days
7. La Roux – Bulletproof
You Are The One
Falling

8. Caitlin King – Metaphor
9. Lucy Rose – Strangest Of Ways
10. London Grammar – Flickers
Alive
Lies
11. Queens Of The Stone Age – No One Knows
12. Nirvana – Come As You Are
13. Savages – Surrender
14. The Big Moon – Silent Movie Suzie
15. Twin Atlantic – Missing Link
Live Without War
16. The View – Shock Horror
17. Vampire Weekend – Cousins
18. Jake Bugg – Bitter Salt
19. Jamie T – Love Is Only A Heartbeat Away

Sean also participate in my guest quiz 50 Grades Smarter and scored a massive 17 points. For the second time in a matter of weeks which the top spot has changed. Sean is top of the leaderboard…

Rob Palladino and Baz – 16
Paul Finch – 15
Minerva Falls – 15
Young Machetes – 14.5
Katy Forkings – 14
Leo C – 13.5
Chay – 13
Josie Tullett – 10.5


Show 184: Rob Palladino

This week on my show I had Rob Palladino come in to entertain the airwaves.

Rob is just about to release his debut album, and we got the opportunity to hear his new recorded single, and also three live song.

You can watch the songs played live on show on the videos below, also hear the full show back.

Here is the songs played on the show, including the songs Rob and his musical companion Baz, played live in bold…

1. Franz Ferdinand – Right Action
2. London Grammar – Hey Now
3. Lana Del Rey – Off To The Races
4. Rob Palladino – Beliefs
5. Davey Hal – Berdou
6. Davey Hal – Fingertips
7. Black Keys – Stop Stop
Tomorrows
8. Arctic Monkeys – That’s Where You’re Wrong
9. The Cribs – Mirror Kisses
Let The Rain Fall
10. Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your Head At?
11. Klaxons – Golden Skans
12. Florence and The Machine – Queen Of Peace
13. Asylums – When We Wake Up
14. The View – Shock Horror
15. The King Blues – Headbutt
King Death
16. Gerry And The Pacemakers – You’ll Never Walk Alone
17. Pale Waves – Heavenly
18. The Charlatans – Let The Good Times Be Never Ending

Rob and Baz also participated in the my guest quiz 50 Grades Smarter. They went for a pop music quiz and scored an impressive 16 points, making them this year leaders so far…

Rob Palladino and Baz – 16
Paul Finch – 15
Minerva Falls – 15
Young Machetes – 14.5
Katy Forkings – 14
Leo C – 13.5
Chay – 13
Josie Tullett – 10.5


Show 183: MY FRANK TURNER INTERVIEW

Hello,

Tonight show was a special one because I got to interview one of my musical idols in Frank Turner. My 15 minute slot with him and I left with 18 minutes material. He was an absolutely pleasure to spend in his company.

You can hear the full interview below. Here are the songs played on the show…

1. Frank Turner – Little Changes
2. Haim – The Wire
3. Kasabian – Comeback Kid
4. Foo Fighters – The Feast And the Fury
5. Kings of Leon – McFearless
6. Pulled Apart By Horses – Outahead
7. The Enemy – 40 Days and 40 Nights
8. Manic Street Preachers – A Design For Life
9. Maximo Park – Going Missing
10. Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds – Black and White Sunshine
11. Peace – Toxic
12. Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Go Robot
13. Ryan Adams – Bad Blood
14. Stereophonics – Hurry Up And Wait
FULL INTERVIEW WITH FRANK TURNER
15. Frank Turners – Redemption
16. The Sad Song Co – Last Dance Of The Evening
17. Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly – I-Spy
18. The National – Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks
19. Taylor Swift – Treacherous
20. Nirvana – On A Plain
21. Wolf Alice – Giant Peach
22. Clean Bandit Feat. Zara Larsson – Symphony
23. Vampire Weekend – Cousins
24. Frank Turner – Photosynthesis


Show 182: Blink!

Naturally on my 182nd show it would be wrong to not name it after one of the bands of my teenager years.

Here are the songs played on the show…

1. Blink 182 – Not Now
2. Catfish and The Bottlemen – Soundcheck
3. Fightstar – A City On Fire
4. Florence and The Machine – Kiss With A Fist
5. The Hives – Tick Tick Boom
6. The Jam – Start!
7. Kaiser Chiefs Feat. Sway – Half The Truth
8. Kasabian – Comeback Kid
9. The King Blues – Headbutt
10. Kings Of Leon – King Of the Rodeo
11. Klaxons – Gravitys Rainbow
12. The Last Shadow Puppets – Standing Next To Me
13. The Maccabees – Can You Give It?
14. Maximo Park – Apply Some Pressure
15. MGMT – Kids
16. Mumford and Sons Feat. The Very Best and Beatenberg
17. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Do The Damage
18. Paolo Nutini – Jenny Don’t Be Hasty
19. Paul Weller – No Tears To Cry
20. Peace – Wraith
21. Pigeon Detectives – I Found Out
22. Pulled Apart By Horses – Outahead
23. Reverend and the Makers – Mr Glassalfempty
24. Ryan Adams – Bad Blood
25. The Smiths – Bigmouth Strikes Again
26. Slaves – Play Dead
27. The Subways – Rock and Roll Queen
28. The Strokes – Take It Or Leave It
29. The Big Moon – Silent Movie Suzie
30. Twin Atlantic – Missing Link
31. Two Door Cinema Club – Ordinary
32. The Vaccines – Wreckin Bar (Ra Ra Ra)
33. Vampire Weekend – Cousins
34. The View – Shock Horror
35. Wolf Alice – Giant Peach
36. Wild Beasts – Eat Your Heart Out Adonis


Show 181: SoSlam’s Young Musicians 2018

This week was a special week for me.

For the second year in a row my show has hosted SoSlam’s Young Musicians onto the show. It is something that I am involved with musically, and it is a pleasure to be part of. We had ten young musicians this year who were all great, and a joy to work with.

You can see the live performances of the youngster below, as well as the full show. Here is the songs played on the show as well as live performances in bold.

1. Apachelux – Red Light
2. Davey Hal – Fingertips
Ellicia – Moving On
3. Darren Jones – Do It
Clementine – Dreaming
4. Noah Fox – Where You Used To Stay
5. Lillith Vlkova – Past Just “Just”
Nyomi and Ruby – I Tried
6. Aaron Wong – Timelines
7. Emily Frith – I Think We Should
Scarlett – Something New
8. Leo C – If You’re Not Beggin’
Sam and Herbie – Sing Out
9. Owen Williams – Oil And Water
Nate and Herbie – 3am
10. Finding Miranda – Slow Drive Home
Niahm – Guide Me Home
11. Nicola Collis – Same You, Same Me
12. Anna Marie Childs – Ordinary Girl
Genevieve – Can You Hear Me?
13. Sarah Holburn – Battlelines song
Caitlin King – Senses
14. Thomas James – Battlelines Song
15. Alex Crowhurst – Battlelines Song
16. Tom Spence – Battlelines Song


Show 180: Racking Up Darts Scores

When darts players score 180 it’s a good thing. So Im assuming when I score 180 on how many shows I’ve done – this is a good thing also.

Here are the songs I played on this week’s show.

Biffy Clyro – Victory Over The Sun
Kasabian – You’re In Love With A Psycho
Klaxons – Golden Skans
The Courteeners – You Overdid It Doll
Kings Of Leon – Molly’s Chambers
The Libertines – Horror Show
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Black and White Sunshine
Foals – Inhaler
MIles Kane – Inhaler
Everything Everything – Can’t Do
The Vaccines – Dream Lover
Franz Ferdinand – Tell Her Tonight
Elastica – Vaseline
Savages – Surrender
The View – Shock Horror
The Strokes – Reptillia
The La’s – There She Goes
The Maccabees – Toothpaste Kisses
Lucy Rose – Strangest Of Ways
Florence And The Machines – Drumming Song
Alt-J – Fitzpleasure
Leo C – Let’s Hear It For The Fascists
Frank Turner – Photosynthesis
The King Blues – The Futures Not What It Used To Be
General Fiasco – Dancing With Girls
The Jam – English Rose
Noah And The Whale – 2 Atoms In A Molecule
Newton Faulkner – Gone In The Morning
The Beatles – Drive My Car
Pigeon Detectives – I Found Out
Wolf Alice – Beautifully Unconventional
All Time Low – Remembering Sunday
Finding Miranda – Coax
Create To Inspire – ADJust


Show 179: Charlie Brown

Hello!

This week show is named after Colplay’s Charlie Brown.

Here is the songs I played on the show…

Circa Waves – Wake Up
Franz Ferdinand – Do You Want To
The Vaccines – If You Wanna
Vampire Weekend – Cousins
Taylor Swift – State of Grace
Florence and The Machine – Queen Of Peace
Emily Frith – I Think We Should
Caitlin King – Metaphor
Leo C – If You Ain’t Beggin’
Lillith Vlkova – Past Just “Nice”
Travis – Sing
Stereophonics – Hurry Up And Wait
Tame Impala – Cause I’m A Man
Arctic Monkeys – Cornerstone
Asylums – When We Wake Up
The Big Moon – Silent Movie Suzie
Wild Beasts – Big Cat
Paramore – Idle Worship
M83 – Do It, Try It
Kasabian – You’re In Love With A Psycho
Foals – Balloons
Everything Everything – Regret
Coldplay – Charlie Brown
Bombay Bicycle Club – What If
The Boxer Rebellion – Spitting Fire
Friendly Fires – Skeleton Key
Miles Kane – Inhaler
Frank Turner – Photosynthesis
Haim – The Wire
Boo Radleys – Wake Up Boo
Biffy Clyro – Machines