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3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 22 June 2009

Alex, aka The Dark Lord, presents a blend of music and conversation.

Includes Alex's personal choice of tracks in Lester's Library, your chance to get a tune played in the Listeners' Library feature, and a Pause For Thought.

Music Played

41 items
  • Image for Warren Zevon

    Warren Zevon Werewolves Of London

    Drive Time (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Spinners

    The Spinners It's A Shame

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv, 4

  • Image for Bat for Lashes

    Bat for Lashes Pearl's Dream

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Blur

    Blur Song 2

    Music Of The Millennium (Various), Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Sam Cooke

    Sam Cooke Wonderful World

    Sam Cooke - The Man & His Music, RCA

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight Every Step

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Fiction Factory

    Fiction Factory (Feels Like) Heaven

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

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles She Loves You

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 4

  • Image for Fleet Foxes

    Fleet Foxes Your Protector

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Gary Numan

    Gary Numan and Tubeway Army Are Friends Electric?

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia


  • Image for Carly Simon

    Carly Simon Why

    The Very Best Of Carly Simon, Global Television

  • Image for Squeeze

    Squeeze Hourglass

    Big Squeeze: The Very Best Of Squeeze, Universal/A&M

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden What Does It Take?

    (CD Single), 157 Records, 1

  • Image for Edwyn Collins

    Edwyn Collins A Girl Like You

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for Green Day

    Green Day 21 Guns

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Morrissey

    Morrissey First Of The Gang To Die

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Womack & Womack

    Womack & Womack Love Wars

    Soul Years: 1984 (Various Artists), Knight Records

  • Image for The Yeah You's

    The Yeah You's 15 Minutes

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Avril Lavigne

    Avril Lavigne SK8ER Boi

    (CD Single), Arista

  • Image for Tears for Fears

    Tears for Fears Everybody Wants To Rule The World

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia, 4

  • Image for The Benny Andersson Band

    The Benny Andersson Band Story Of A Heart

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Junior Walker

    Junior Walker and The All-Stars How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv


  • Image for Honey Ryder

    Honey Ryder Love In Time

    (CD Single)

  • Image for J.J. Cale

    J.J. Cale After Midnight

    J.J.Cale - Special Edition, Mercury

  • Image for Siouxsie and the Banshees

    Siouxsie and the Banshees Hong Kong Garden

    The Best Of Siouxsie & The Banshees, Polydor

  • Image for Billy Ocean

    Billy Ocean Red Light Spells Danger

    Billy Ocean - Love Is For Ever (L.I.F, Jive

  • Image for VV Brown

    VV Brown Shark In The Water

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Nick Cave

    Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Nature Boy

    (CD Single), Mute Records

  • Image for Peter Frampton

    Peter Frampton Show Me The Way

    And The Road Goes On Forever Vol 1, Debutante

  • Image for Lisa Hannigan

    Lisa Hannigan I Don't Know

    Sea Sew

  • Image for Curtis Mayfield

    Curtis Mayfield Move On Up

    The Old Skool Reunion (Various Artis, Global Television

  • Image for Soft Cell

    Soft Cell Torch

    Soft Cell - The Singles, DAILY STAR

  • Image for Noisettes

    Noisettes Never Forget You

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Ry Cooder

    Ry Cooder Little Sister

    Ry Cooder - Bop Till You Drop, Warner Bros


  • Image for Gabrielle

    Gabrielle Don't Need The Sun To Shine (To Make Me Smile)

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles I Don't Want To Hear Anymore

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Crosby, Stills & Nash

    Crosby, Stills & Nash Marrakesh Express

    Our House (CD Single), Atlantic

  • Image for Devo

    Devo Whip It

    Absolute One Hit Wonders (Various Artists), EVA Records


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