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Playlist 31.12.12

Stuart Bailie | 09:19 UK time, Friday, 4 January 2013

Happy New Year! Here's the playlist that took us out of the old one. Not a bad track in there, and many that will sustain the heart into future times. I did promise bagpipes on the way to midnight and good old Rufus Wainwright obliged with 'Candles', that powerful farewell to his mother Kate that resonates across so many emotional channels.

Alabama Shakes - Hold On (Rough Trade)
Bob Dylan - Dukesne Whistle (Columbia)
Two Door Cinema Club - Settle (Kitsune)
Dexys - You (BMG)
Alt J - Something Good (Infectious)
Bobby Womack - Dayglo Reflection (XL)
Soak - Sea Creatures (white)
Jack White - I'm Shakin (XL)
Rolling Stones - Doom And Gloom (Promotone)
Villagers - Nothing Arrived (Domino)
Grimes - Oblivion (4ad)
Farriers - The Fires Burn (white)
Bruce Springsteen - Land of Hope And Dreams (Columbia)
JD McPherson - Northside Girl (Rounder)
Jake Bugg - Lightning Bolt (Mercury)
Paul Weller - Be Happy Children (Island)
Justin Townes Earle - Memphis In The Rain (Bloodshot)
Calexico -Splitter (City Slang)
Paul Buchanan - Mid Air (Newsroom)
The XX - Angels (XL)
Bill Fay - Be At Peace With Yourself (Dead Oceans)
Perfume Genius - Dark Parts (Turnstile)
Leonard Cohen - Show Me The Place (Sony)
The Two Bears - Heart Of The Congos (Southern Fried)
Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again (Communion)
Rufus Wainwright - Candles (Polydor)


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