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3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 27 May 2010

Lynn completes her stint in charge of The Best Time of the Day Show as Alex returns from his latest American Adventure on Monday. Lynn rounds off the week with her eclectic playlist and engaging conversation which is all about your computer screen savers, and there will be a final track from Katie Melua's Album of the Week, more from the Record of the Week from Scissor Sisters and Pause for Thought at 3.20am. Prepare for the return of the Dark One...

Music Played

43 items
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    Chic Le Freak

    Our Friends In The North - TV Drama S, Telstar

  • Image for Pet Shop Boys

    Pet Shop Boys Domino Dancing

    Pet Shop Boys - Discography, EMI

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé Crazy Love

    (CD Single), 143 Records, 1

  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart The Killing Of Georgie (Part 1)

    (CD Single), Warner Bros

  • Image for Curtis Stigers

    Curtis Stigers I Wonder Why

    Now 1992 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for John Mayer

    John Mayer Half Of My Heart

    Battle Studies, Columbia, 1

  • Image for k.d. lang

    k.d. lang Summerfling

    (CD Single), Warner Bros.

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the forthcoming CD, "NIGHT WORK" (Polydor) out June 28th

  • Image for Tina Turner

    Tina Turner The Best

    Tina Turner - Simply The Best, Capitol

  • Image for Eli

    Eli "Paperboy" Reed Come And Get It

    (CD Single), EMI, 1

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys Forever


    • Image for Velvet Jungle

      Velvet Jungle Cold Cold Heart

  • Image for Foreigner

    Foreigner Fool For You Anyway

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Boz Scaggs

    Boz Scaggs What Can I Say

    Boz Scaggs - Silk Degrees, CBS

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross Why Do Fools Fall In Love

    (CD Single), EMI

  • Image for Barenaked Ladies

    Barenaked Ladies One Week

    New Hits 99 (Various Artists), Sony Music TV

  • Image for Owl City

    Owl City Umbrella Beach

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan The Times They Are A-Changin'

    The Best Of Bob Dylan, Columbia

  • Image for Scritti Politti

    Scritti Politti Oh Patti

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for Jack Johnson

    Jack Johnson You And Your Heart

    (CD Single), Brushfire Records, 1

  • Image for Savage Garden

    Savage Garden To The Moon & Back

    Passion (Various Artists), Universal/Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for Gabriella Cilmi

    Gabriella Cilmi Hearts Don't Lie

    (CD Single), Universal Island, 1

  • Image for Sly & The Family Stone

    Sly & The Family Stone Everyday People

    The Woodstock Generation (Various), Nectar

  • Image for Ray Charles

    Ray Charles Busted

    Acuff-Rose Opryland Music: 50th Anniv, Acuff-Rose Opryland

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "CAR" (atco) suggested by Stoolsy from Liverpool

  • Image for Fyfe Dangerfield

    Fyfe Dangerfield She's Always A Woman

    (CD Single), Geffen, 1

  • Image for Taja Sevelle

    Taja Sevelle Love Is Contagious

    Taja Sevelle, WEA

  • Image for Simon & Garfunkel

    Simon & Garfunkel Homeward Bound

    The Definitive Simon & Garfunkel, Columbia

  • Image for Andy Williams

    Andy Williams Music To Watch Girls By

    Take A Break (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight Piece Of My Heart

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Paul Carrack

    Paul Carrack If I Didn't Love You

    (CD Single), Carrack UK, 1

  • Image for The Hoosiers

    The Hoosiers Worried About Ray

    (CD Single), RCA

  • Image for Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart

    The Element Of Freedom, J, 1

  • Image for AC/DC

    AC/DC You Shook Me All Night Long

    AC/DC - Back In Black, EMI

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "THE HOUSE" (Dramatico) Out This Week

  • Image for Incognito

    Incognito Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing

    (CD Single), Talkin' Loud

  • Image for Eric Clapton

    Eric Clapton Promises

    The Cream Of Eric Clapton, Polydor

  • Image for Teenage Fanclub

    Teenage Fanclub Baby Lee

    Shadows, PeMa Records, 1

  • Image for The Box Tops

    The Box Tops The Letter

    Rediscover The 60's-With A Little Hel, Old Gold


  • Image for Dave Edmunds

    Dave Edmunds Queen Of Hearts

    The Best Of Dave Edmunds, Swansong

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Teardrops On My Guitar

    (CD Single), Mercury, 2

  • Image for The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy National Express

    New Hits 99 (Various Artists), Sony Music TV


The A-Z of Alex Lester

The A-Z of Alex Lester

To celebrate Alex's 26th year on Radio 2 here's a handy guide to his nocturnal world.


  1. Image for Alex Lester's Oddcast

    Alex Lester's Oddcast

    Alex Lester's latest musings on 'Alex World', featuring listener contributions, taken from his Best…

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