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3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 10 August 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 Pause for Thought.

Music Played

35 items
  • Image for Bachman-Turner Overdrive

    Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

    And The Road Goes On Forever Vol 1, Debutante

  • Image for Mott the Hoople

    Mott the Hoople All The Way From Memphis

    (Single), CBS

  • Image for Daniel Merriweather

    Daniel Merriweather Impossible

    Love And War

  • Image for Saint Etienne

    Saint Etienne He's On The Phone

    The Best Album In The World Ever!(Va), Virgin, 11

  • Image for Boris Gardiner & The Love People

    Boris Gardiner & The Love People Elizabethan Reggae

    Young Gifted & Black (Various), Trojan

  • Image for Green Day

    Green Day 21 Guns

    (CD Single)

  • Image for KT Tunstall

    KT Tunstall Suddenly I See

    (CD Single), Relentless Records

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Kiss The Bride

    The Very Best Of Elton John, Rocket

  • Image for Frankmusik

    Frankmusik Confusion Girl (Shame Shame Shame)

    (CD Single)


  • Image for Goldfrapp

    Goldfrapp Strict Machine

    (CD Single), Mute Records

  • Image for Black Sabbath

    Black Sabbath Paranoid

    Million Sellers Vol.18 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross and The Supremes Reflections

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Talk Talk

    Talk Talk Talk Talk

    The Very Best Of Talk Talk, Parlophone

  • Image for Ben's Brother

    Ben's Brother Questions & Answers

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Gloria Estefan

    Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine Can't Stay Away From You

    Gloria Estefan - Greatest Hits, Epic

  • Image for Athlete

    Athlete Superhuman Touch

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin D'Yer Mak'er

    Mothership, Atlantic

  • Image for Tracy Chapman

    Tracy Chapman Fast Car

    Tracy Chapman, Elektra

  • Image for Elviin

    Elviin In Colour

    (CD Single)

  • Image for OneRepublic

    OneRepublic Stop And Stare

    (CD Single), Interscope


    • Image for New Musik

      New Musik This World Of Water

      From A to B

  • Image for Mink DeVille

    Mink DeVille Spanish Stroll

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Raphael Saadiq

    Raphael Saadiq Never Give You Up (feat. Stevie Wonder)

    The Way I See It, Columbia Records, 11

  • Image for Carl Perkins

    Carl Perkins That's Alright Mama

    The Ultimate Rock 'N' Roll Collection (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for The La's

    The La's There She Goes

    Love - 38 All Time Love Classics, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Moloko

    Moloko The Time Is Now

    (CD Single), Echo

  • Image for Vagabond

    Vagabond Don't Wanna Run No More

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Noisettes

    Noisettes Wild Young Hearts

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Duran Duran

    Duran Duran Rio

    Duran Duran - Greatest, EMI

  • Image for Anthoney Wright

    Anthoney Wright Wud If I Cud

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Pink Floyd

    Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall

    Pink Floyd, Harvest

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY (Taken from the cd single 'The Golden Age')

  • Image for Massive Attack

    Massive Attack Safe From Harm

    The Best Album Tracks ...Ever! (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who

    Nightlife II (Various Artists), Solitaire Collection


The A-Z of Alex Lester

The A-Z of Alex Lester

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