Sunday, 18 August 2019

SHOW #324 - "How can I be sure you're breaking all the rules, how can I be sure I should be high above..."

Blancmange "Don’t Tell Me"
Everything But The Girl "I Don’t Want To Talk About It"



Echo and the Bunnymen "Never Stop"
Men Without Hats "Safety Dance"

Ian Dury and the Blockheads "I Want To Be Straight"
Transvision Vamp "Landslide Of Love"

Tyree "Turn Up The Bass"
Dire Straits "Twisting By The Pool"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY
:
Human League "Empire State Human"



Big Fun "Can’t Shake The Feeling"
Rolling Stones "Mixed Emotions"

Jimmy The Hoover "Tantalise"
Bangles "Hazy Shade Of Winter"

Siouxsie and the Banshees "Happy House"
Modern Talking "Brother Louie"



Communards "For A Friend"
Stranglers "No Mercy"

The Assembly "Never Never"
Heart "There’s The Girl"

Simple Minds "Ghostdancing"
Bananarama "I Can’t Help It"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Survivor "American Heartbeat"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE
:
Irene Cara "Fame"
The Jam "Absolute Beginners"
Chris Rea "Let’s Dance"




All three songs share their titles with David Bowie hits.

Sunday, 11 August 2019

SHOW #323 - "It's got style, more or less heading west, high octane and plenty of lead..."

Fuzzbox "Pink Sunshine"
Imagination "Just An Illusion"



Ultravox "All Stood Still"
Mel & Kim "That’s The Way It Is"

Roy Orbison "She’s A Mystery To Me"
Depeche Mode "It’s Called A Heart"

Paula Abdul "Forever Your Girl"
Level 42 "Micro Kid"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Laura Branigan "Satisfaction"



Genesis "Tonight Tonight Tonight"
Billy Joel "Goodnight Saigon"

Inner City "Whatcha Gonna Do With My Lovin’"
The Alarm "Rain In The Summertime"

Undertones "My Perfect Cousin"
Breathe "Hands To Heaven"



Bee Gees "Spirits (Having Flown)"
Jaki Graham "Set Me Free"

The Beat "Too Nice To Talk To"
Black Sabbath "Neon Knights"

Matt Bianco "Don’t Blame It On That Girl"
Belle Stars "The Clapping Song"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
The Pogues "Dirty Old Town"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Terence Trent D’Arby "Wishing Well"
Bow Wow Wow "Go Wild In The Country"
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions "Brand New Friend"

All three songs mention reptiles in the lyrics.

Sunday, 4 August 2019

SHOW #322 - "The year three thousand may still come to pass, but the music will last, I can hear it on a timeless wavelength, never dissipating but giving us strength..."

Pet Shop Boys "It’s Alright"
Sue Wilkinson "You Gotta Be A Hustler If You Want To Get On"



Robert Palmer "I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On"
ACDC "Nervous Shakedown"

Toto Coelo "I Eat Cannibals"
Daryl Hall and John Oates "Family Man"

Deacon Blue "Love And Regret"
Siouxsie and the Banshees "Dear Prudence"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Hazel O’Connor "Give Me An Inch"



The Damned "The Shadow Of Love"
Robert Howard and Kym Mazelle "Wait"

Adam Ant "Friend Or Foe"
Donna Summer "I Don’t Wanna Get Hurt"

Pretenders "Back On The Chain Gang"
Arthur Baker and Al Green with the Backbeat Disciples "The Message Is Love"



Gary Numan "We Take Mystery To Bed"
Pasadenas "Tribute (Right On)"

Glenn Frey "Smugglers Blues"
Abba "Under Attack"

Hazell Dean "Turn It Into Love"
A-Ha "The Living Daylights"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Elvis Costello and the Attractions "Let Them All Talk"


LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Climie Fisher "This Is Me"
Shannon "Sweet Somebody"
Philip Bailey "Walking On The Chinese Wall"

All three artists have a shipping forecast area in their names.



Sunday, 28 July 2019

SHOW #321 - "It's not the things you say, it's not the things you do, it must be something more..."

A Flock Of Seagulls "Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)"
Patrick Swayze "She’s Like The Wind"



Echo and the Bunnymen "Seven Seas"
Will To Power "Baby I Love Your Way/Freebird"

Joe Jackson "It’s Different For Girls"
Ward Brothers "Cross That Bridge"

Chaka Khan "Eye To Eye"
UB40 "King"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Five Star "R.S.V.P."



Bon Jovi "Lay Your Hands On Me"
Latin Quarter "Radio Africa"

Depeche Mode "Behind The Wheel"
Womack and Womack "Love Wars"

De La Soul "Eye Know"
Madness "Michael Caine"



Sheila and B Devotion "Spacer"
The Mission "Severina"

Tracey Ullman "Sunglasses"
Duran Duran "I Don’t Want Your Love"

Elton John "Little Jeannie"
Hipsway "The Honeythief"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Guns ’n’ Roses "It’s So Easy"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Rod Stewart "Infatuation"
Jane Wiedlin "Rush Hour"
Freddie McGregor "Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely"

Rod, Jane and Freddie...

Sunday, 21 July 2019

SHOW #320 - "I make the shapes come much too close, pull my eyes out, hold my breath and wait until I shake..."

The Cure "Close To Me"
Forrest "Feel The Need In Me"



Brother Beyond "He Ain’t No Competition"
Police "Spirits In The Material World"

Sharpe & Numan "Change Your Mind"
Olivia Newton John "Magic"

Thompson Twins "Sister Of Mercy"
Elvis Costello "Veronica"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Sade "Hang On To Your Love"



Joan Armatrading "Drop The Pilot"
Housemartins "Me And The Farmer"

Gibson Brothers "Mariana"
Nick Heyward "Love All Day"

Pet Shop Boys "Suburbia"
Status Quo "Dear John"



Then Jerico "Sugar Box"
Siouxsie and the Banshees "Arabian Knights"

ACDC "Let’s Get It Up"
Imagination "Body Talk"

Bruce Springsteen "Spare Parts"
Japan "Ghosts"

JOURNEYS TO GLORY:
Run DMC "You Be Illin’"



LAST ORDERS SEQUENCE:
Billy Ocean "There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)"
PhD "I Won’t Let You Down"
Simply Red "Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye"

All three titles contain things Rick Astley promises not to do in his signature hit.