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Playlist 04.04.08

  • Stuart Bailie
  • 7 Apr 08, 09:53 AM

Stuart Bailie.jpgThe original version of the Foy Vance song 'Be With Me' was a bit urgent, passionate even. But the track has been completely re-invented by David Holmes. Now it is compulsive, overwhelming and surprisingly lustful.

foyvance181.jpgThe two artists cut themselves a decent deal. Foy would sing backing vocals on the upcoming David Holmes album, and in return he'd get 'Be With Me', on steroids. And essentially it's been very good value for both parties. Given that David is a longstanding fan of Serge Gainsbourg, it was a given that the track would also feature some female vocals and so Joanne Vance was encouraged to make a few sound effects. Her husband was quite surprised afterwards. "She doesn't make those noises for me," he mused...

PLAYLIST 04.04.08

BBC Radio Ulster, 92-95 FM, 1341 MW
Fridays, ten – midnight

David Bowie – Golden Years (EMI)
The Charlatans – Oh Vanity (Cooking Vinyl)
Phil Campbell – Maps (Safehouse)
James – Whiteboy (Mercury)
Bobby Womack – If You Think You’re Lonely Now (Sequel)
Jason Ringenberg – Bible And a Gun (Liberty)
Foy Vance – Be With Me (Free Association Mix) (Wurdamouth)
Marvin Gaye – I Want You (Motown)
Lowgold – Burning Embers (Cooking Vinyl)
REM – Until The Day Is Done (Warner)
Gnarls Barkley – Run (Warner)
Mott The Hoople – Roll Away The Stone (CBS)
Billy Bragg – The Beach Is Free (Cooking Vinyl)
Gary Usher – God Only Knows (Poptones)

Rolling Stones – She Was Hot (Rolling Stones)
Kathleen Edwards – The Cheapest Key (Rounder)
Noonday Underground - I’ll Walk Right On (Setanta)
Champions Of The World – The Truest Kind (Loose)
Graham Parker – I Want You Back (Vertigo)
Mercury Rev – Chamber Music 23 (Fire)
A Hawk And A Hacksaw – Serbian Cocek (Leaf)
REM – Living Well Is The Best Revenge (Warner)
Johnny Dowd – Johnny’s Got The Mic (Munich)
The Charlatans – Bad Days (Cooking Vinyl)
The Waifs – How Many Miles (Jarrah)
Mexican Institute Of Sound – Escribeme Pronto (CV)
Marcia Griffiths – Feel Like Jumping Dub (Soul Jazz)

Stu Bailie presents The Late show on Radio Ulster, every Friday from 10pm until midnight. See his playlist here.

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