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Mike Scott from The Waterboys

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 11 April 2011

Roger Day kicks off the week by talking to a musician whose work has inspired U2 and Radiohead. The Waterboys enjoyed a slow burning success in the mid-1980s and leadsinger Mike Scott joins us live to chat about why he's stripped down their album This Is The Sea to its bare bones. Silk Degrees by Boz Scaggs is the Classic Album Of The Week, plus Phil Molyneux joins us for an hour of magic from the musicals with showtunes.

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