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Playlist 01.03.10

Stuart Bailie | 21:28 UK time, Wednesday, 3 March 2010

You may never get more awesome extremes that in your teenage years. The vain-glorious drama, the upset, the fear and the valour are all beautifully expressed in David Bowie's 'All The Young Dudes'. He takes us through the definitive '70s gang formation, with the kamikaze speed freak, the narcissist, the androgen and the has-been. The song closes
in with its concrete horizons and loses it in cheap wine and T. Rex records.

It is bored and triumphant at the same time. Dame David recorded a great live version in Philadelphia, opening with an accapella lament and bringing in the saxophone and the soul. But then he had already gifted the song to Mott The Hoople, who sang it like the desperate band they were. Which is where Matthew Sweet and Susannah Hoffs take their version from. Sweeter, but still fine.


BBC Radio Ulster, 92-95 FM
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Mondays, ten - midnight

Playlist 01.03.10

Matthew Sweet, Susannah Hoffs - All The Young Dudes (Shout! Factory)
The Lowly Knights - Miracle (We Collect Records)
Mumford And Sons - Awake My Soul (Island)
Captain Kennedy - Stretch That Penny (Vinny Lovelace)
Captain Kennedy - Sweetest Friend (Vinny Lovelace)
Scott Walker profile featuring :
The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Philips)
The Walker Brothers - My Ship Is Coming In (Philips)
Scott Walker - Jackie (Fontana)
Scott Walker - The Old Man Is Back (Fontana)
The Walker Brothers - Nite Flites (GTO)
Scott Walker - Cossacks Are (4AD)

Lee Harvey Osmond - Queen Bee (Latent)
Efterklang - Modern Drift (4AD)
Jimmy Ruffin - He Who Picks A Rose (Spectrum)
Danny And The Champions - Restless Feet (Loose)
Intombi Zephepha - Ingoina La Lya Thi (Strut)
Johnny Cash - Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound (American)
Choir of Young Believers - She Walks (Ghostly International)
Eilis Phillips - Magpie (white)
Band Of Horses - No One's Gonna Love You (Sub Pop)
Eels - Little Bird (E Works)
Jerry Lee Lewis - Play Me A Song I Can Cry To (Raven)
The Twilight Sad - The Room (Fat Cat)
Jimmy Reid - I Ain't Got You (Charley)
Lee Harvey Osmond - I'm Going To Stay That Way (Latent)
Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm (Hut)
Friendly Fires - Hold On (XL)


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