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05/02/2009

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 05 February 2009

With his mix of music and banter, Alex Lester makes weekday mornings the best time of the day. Including Pause for Thought.

Music Played

36 items
  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart Maggie May

    The Best Of Rod Stewart, Warner Bros

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Livin' Thing

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic

  • Image for Enya

    Enya My! My! Time Flies!

    And Winter Came...

  • Image for Snow Patrol

    Snow Patrol Spitting Games

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Daniel Powter

    Daniel Powter Bad Day

    (CD Single), Warner Bros

  • Image for Morrissey

    Morrissey I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris

    (CD Single), Decca, 1

  • Image for Hawkwind

    Hawkwind Silver Machine

    The Best Prog Rock Album In The World, Virgin

  • Image for Tears for Fears

    Tears for Fears Shout

    Songs From The Big Chair: Deluxe Edition, Mercury

  • Image for Anthoney Wright

    Anthoney Wright No Me Without You

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Talking Heads

    Talking Heads And She Was

    More Greatest Hits Of 80's (Various), Disky

  • Image for Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival Have You Ever Seen The Rain

    Chronicle, Fantasy, 5

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Love Story

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for R.E.M.

    R.E.M. Shiny Happy People

    The Greatest Hits Of 1991 (Various), Telstar

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles One Of These Nights

    The Best Of Eagles, Asylum

  • Image for Wayne Gidden

    Wayne Gidden I've Changed My Ways

    (CD Single)

  • Image for The Style Council

    The Style Council Shout To The Top

    Billy Elliot O.S.T. - Various Artists, Polydor

  • Image for World Party

    World Party Message In The Box

    (CD Single), Ensign

  • Image for Imelda May

    Imelda May Johnny Got A Boom Boom

    (CD Single), Universal Classics & Jazz, 1

  • Image for Visage

    Visage Fade To Grey

    Heart Full Of Soul (Various Artists), Knight Records

  • Image for Simply Red

    Simply Red Stars

    Simply Red Greatest Hits, East West Records

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

    Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Tomorrow Never Knows

    Working On A Dream

  • Image for Feist

    Feist 1234

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for The Feeling

    The Feeling Without You

    (CD Single), Universal

  • Image for Alesha Dixon

    Alesha Dixon Breathe Slow

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Jimmy Cliff

    Jimmy Cliff The Harder They Come

    Jimmy Cliff - The Singles, BR Music

  • Image for A Flock of Seagulls

    A Flock of Seagulls I Ran (So Far Away)

    Grand Theft Auto Vice City O.S.T. CD2, Epic

  • Image for Michelle Shocked

    Michelle Shocked Anchorage

    The No.1 Country Album (Various), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Gary Go

    Gary Go Wonderful

    (CD Single), Decca, 1

  • Image for Cyndi Lauper

    Cyndi Lauper I Drove All Night

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Timbaland

    Timbaland Apologize

    (CD Single), Blackground Records

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Virginia Plain

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for Def Leppard

    Def Leppard Animal

    Def Leppard - Hysteria, Phonogram

  • Image for Oasis

    Oasis Live Forever

    Definitely Maybe, Big Brother Records, 003

  • Image for The Ting Tings

    The Ting Tings We Walk

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Grace Jones

    Grace Jones Slave To The Rhythm

    (CD Single), ZTT

  • Image for Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan Just Like A Woman

    The Best Of Bob Dylan, Columbia

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