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Playlist 20.02.09

Stuart Bailie | 13:06 UK time, Sunday, 22 February 2009

Ciaran and Chris from Captain Kennedy came in on Friday night to play an acousic session live on air. These can be jittery occasions but perversely,the chaps elected to play a couple of brand new songs - one of which had not even been heard by all the band members. They played them well and once more I was taken by Ciaran's voice - battered, winsome and tender. Hank Williams once said that "you got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly" and I wonder what was in the air when this young guy from Lurgan got his style together.

BBC Radio Ulster, 92-95 FM
Online: www.bbc.co.uk/radioulster
Fridays, ten - midnight

stef.gifScott Walker - The Big Hurt (Fontana)
The Mighty Stef - Downtown (The Firstborn Is Dead)
Morrissey - I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris (Decca)
M Ward - To Save Me (4AD)
Nick Lowe - So It Goes (Proper)
Alela Diane - White As Diamonds (Names)
Vic Godard - Watch That Girl (Motion)
The Low Anthem - Charlie Darwin (End Of The Road)
Van Morrison - Sweet Thing (live) (Listen To The Lion)
Vetiver - Sister (Bella Union)
Captain Kennedy - Suppertime (session)
Captain Kennedy - Leave Before The Night (session)
The Band - It Makes No Difference (Capitol)

The Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice (Rolling Stones)
The Gaslight Anthem - The Patient Ferris Wheel (Side One Dummy)
Andrew Bird - Oh No (Bella Union)
Ernie K Doe - A Place Where We Can Be Free (Evangeline)
Bene Kweller - Homeward Bound (ATO)
Neil Young - Unknown Legend (Reprise)
John Shelley And The Creatures - Long May You Reign (white)
Animal Collective - My Girls (Domino)
Duke Special - Digging An Early Grave (Universal)
The Apples - The Power (Freestyle)
Metric - Help I'm Alive (Metric)
Gruff Rhys -Wild Robots Power Up (Lo)


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