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25/01/2013

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 25 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 R.E.M.

      R.E.M. Losing My Religion

      R.E.M. - Out Of Time, Warner Bros

  • Image for Evelyn

    Evelyn "Champagne" King Love Come Down

    Essential Works Of Evelyn Champagne K, RCA

  • Image for Bellowhead

    Bellowhead Roll The Woodpile Down

    Broadside, Navigator Records, 003

  • Image for Texas

    Texas I Don't Want A Lover

    Texas - The Greatest Hits, Mercury

  • Image for Kenny Rogers

    Kenny Rogers and The First Edition Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town

    The Fabulous Kenny Rogers, Pickwick

  • Image for Love and Theft

    Love and Theft Runnin' Out Of Air

    Love And Theft, RCA Nashville

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay In My Place

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the forthcoming CD, "GIRL WHO GOT AWAY" (RCA) out 4th March

    • Image for Dido

      Dido No Freedom

      (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for Tears for Fears

    Tears for Fears Shout

    Songs From The Big Chair: Deluxe Edition, Mercury

  • Image for Starland Vocal Band

    Starland Vocal Band Afternoon Delight

    Have A Nice Day Vol.18, Rhino

  • Lester's Library from the album "Outrider" (Geffen) Out Now

  • Image for Amy Winehouse

    Amy Winehouse You Know I'm No Good

    (CD Single), Island

  • Image for Prince

    Prince Rock And Roll Love Affair

    (CD Single), NPG Records

  • HOUR 2

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles Lyin' Eyes

    (Single), Asylum

  • Image for James Arthur

    James Arthur Impossible

    (CD Single), Syco, 1

  • Image for The Wailers

    The Wailers and Bob Marley & The Wailers Is This Love

    Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend, Island

  • Image for Lisa Stansfield

    Lisa Stansfield Change

    The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Don't Bring Me Down

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic, 4

  • Image for Toploader

    Toploader Turn It Around

    (CD Single), Underdogs Management, 1

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys Kokomo

    Love At The Movies (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for Tami Lynn

    Tami Lynn I'm Gonna Run Away From You

    At The Club (Various Artists), Kent, 5

  • Image for Kristina Train

    Kristina Train Lose You Tonight

    (CD Single), Mercury

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, ""When In Rome (Virgin) suggested by Ben AKA 'The Chameleon'

    • Image for When in Rome

      When in Rome The Promise

      Napoleon Dynamite O.S.T. (Various Artists), Lakeshore Records, 6

  • Image for Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue Spinning Around

    Now 46 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

    Johnny Kidd & The Pirates Shakin' All Over

    That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists), EMI

  • HOUR 3

  • Image for En Vogue

    En Vogue My Lovin'

    The New Soul Album (Various Artists), Sony Music TV

  • Image for Lawson

    Lawson Learn To Love Again

    (CD Single), Global Talent Records

  • Image for Guns N’ Roses

    Guns N’ Roses Sweet Child O' Mine

    The Hits Album 10 (Various Artists), Hits Album

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 She Will Be Loved

    (CD Single), J

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden Shake The Tree

    Pause For Thought

    (CD Single), 157 Records

  • Image for The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons and Frankie Valli Sherry

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Ve, Polygram Tv, 1

  • UM OF THE WEEK from the CD,"TALES OF FLYING AND FALLING" (EMI) Out now

  • Image for The Who

    The Who Who Are You

    CSI: O.S.T. (Various Artists), Hip-O-Records, 9

  • Image for Janet Jackson

    Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately

    Janet Jackson - Design Of A Decade, A&M, 6

  • Image for HAIM

    HAIM Don't Save Me

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for The Pogues

    The Pogues and The Dubliners The Irish Rover

    The Very Best Of The Pogues, Warner Strategic Marketi

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "Blak And Blu" (Warner Bros) Out Feb 25th

  • Image for Lonnie Gordon

    Lonnie Gordon Happenin' All Over Again

    Now 1990 - The Millennium Series, Now

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