Kate Nash joins Jools. Since making her debut on the show in 2006, she has gone from strength to strength and is about to release her second album My Best Friend Is You, from which she is performing a couple of tunes.
Seattle-based Band of Horses make a welcome return to the studio to showcase numbers from their new album Infinite Arms. Jerry Dammers and his Spatial AKA Orchestra plus a host of guests embrace the spirit of the legendary Sun Ra along with all manner of far out sounds, and make their TV debut playing a Sun Ra number as well as their unique take on Ghost Town.
Also returning after making his TV debut on the show is Plan B, who performs songs from his new acclaimed album The Defamation of Strickland Banks. Pennsylvania's Melody Gardot returns to the show to perform tracks from her My One And Only Thrill album; and Cream's legendary Jack Bruce is on hand to chat about being in Cream and his rock and roll life in general.