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18/01/2013

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 18 January 2013

It's the best way to start your weekend by tuning in to the Best Time of the Day Show with Alex. Every Friday is a feelgood Friday which means even more great tunes and inspired daftness to keep you happy through the night.

There is a final track from the Album of the Week, another spin of Record of the Week, more unexpected song selections from Lester's and the Listener's Libraries and Pause for Thought.

Music Played

40 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for Moloko

      Moloko Sing It Back

      Is Harry On The Boat? (Various), Virgin

  • Image for Crowded House

    Crowded House Don't Dream It's Over

    Crowded House - Recurring Dream, Capitol

  • Image for Madness

    Madness Never Knew Your Name

    (CD Single), Cooking Vinyl, 2

  • Image for Lene Lovich

    Lene Lovich Lucky Number

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

  • Image for Chris Montez

    Chris Montez Call Me

    Take A Break (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden Shake The Tree

    Pause For Thought

    (CD Single), 157 Records

  • Image for Spin Doctors

    Spin Doctors Two Princes

    Driving Rock (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Neil Young

    Neil Young Heart Of Gold

    Neil Young - Decade, Reprise, 4

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the album 'I Belong To You' (Warner) Out 11th February

    • Image for Emilia Mitiku

      Emilia Mitiku You're Not Right For Me

      I Belong To You, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Jamiroquai

    Jamiroquai Little L

    (CD Single), Sony

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the album 'Love From London' (YepRoc) Out 4th March

  • Image for It Bites

    It Bites Calling All The Heroes

    Now 8 (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Kristina Train

    Kristina Train Lose You Tonight

    (CD Single), Mercury

  • HOUR 2

  • Image for Belinda Carlisle

    Belinda Carlisle Leave A Light On

    A Place On Earth - Greatest Hits, Virgin

  • Image for Bellowhead

    Bellowhead Roll The Woodpile Down

    Broadside, Navigator Records, 003

  • Image for The Crickets

    The Crickets That'll Be The Day

    B.Holly & The Crickets -20 Golden Gre, MCA

  • Image for Girls Aloud

    Girls Aloud The Promise

    (CD Single), Fascination, 1

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle Anyone Else

    (CD Single), Silva Screen

  • Image for Bob Marley

    Bob Marley and The Wailers Band Buffalo Soldier

    Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend, Island

  • Image for R.E.M.

    R.E.M. The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite

    R.E.M. - Automatic For The People, Warner Bros

  • Image for Hannah Boleyn

    Hannah Boleyn When You're Gone

    (CD Single), Tudor Gate Records, 1

  • Image for Thin Lizzy

    Thin Lizzy Dancing In The Moonlight

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the album 'Emmerdale' (Stockholm Records) Suggested by Michelle in Inverclyde

  • Image for Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello and The Attractions Accidents Will Happen

    Elvis Costello & Attractions- The Man, Imp Records, 4

  • Image for The Whispers

    The Whispers It's A Love Thing

    The Greatest 80's Soul W/Ender (Va), Warner Strategic Market

  • HOUR 3

  • Image for Marlena Shaw

    Marlena Shaw California Soul

    Sampled 3 (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Prince

    Prince Rock And Roll Love Affair

    (CD Single), NPG Records

  • Image for The Maisonettes

    The Maisonettes Heartache Avenue

    History Of The 80's (Various Artists), Br Music

  • Image for Talking Heads

    Talking Heads And She Was

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

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones One More Shot

    Grrr!, Abkco

  • Image for Stooshe

    Stooshe Black Heart

    (CD Single), Warner Bros, 1

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD 'The Trevor Nelson Collection' (Sony) Out Now

    • Image for Young Disciples

      Young Disciples Apparently Nothin'

      Young Disciples - Road To Freedom, Talkin' Loud

  • Image for Barry White

    Barry White Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe

    Afrodisiac (Various Artists), Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton 9 To 5

    Dolly Parton: The Ultimate Collection, BMG/RCA

  • Image for Mick Hucknall

    Mick Hucknall I'd Rather Go Blind

    (CD Single), SimplyRed.com

  • Image for Desmond Dekker

    Desmond Dekker and The Aces Israelites

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

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the album 'The Mighty Sky' (BNC) Out 11th March

  • Image for Aqua

    Aqua Barbie Girl

    Aquarium, Universal

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