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12/07/2010

The Dark Lord presents The Best Time Of The Day Show. Includes The Listeners' Library, Lester's Library, Record and Album of the Week and Pause for Thought.

Alex, aka The Dark Lord, presents a blend of music and conversation. Join in for the start of National Trash Week. That's right, all week we are declaring our love for litter, having garbage gossip and hearing rubbish rescue stories. Be proud of your trash! New for today is L.U.M.A.F.A.B.L.E. What is that? you cry. It stands for Let's Use More Acronyms For A Better Life, Eh? And we continue to put our sleeping time to good use; could you be a Nod Job Person? Pause for Thought with Tim Turvey is at 3.20am and hear who gets into the 4.15 One-Off Canteen, it could be you.
From Lester's Library there are new tracks from Thea Gilmore and Gaslight Anthem, and there is a vintage Def Leppard track suggested by you as part of Listener's Library. Our new Record of the Week comes from I Am Arrows, the new solo venture from former-Razorlight drummer, Andy Burrows. Plus, hear a track every morning from Album of the Week; this week it is the latest album from Sheryl Crow.

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Music Played

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  • Hot Chocolate

    Every 1's a Winner

    • Hot Chocolate - Their Greatest Hits.
    • EMI.
  • The Supremes

    Where Did Our Love Go

    • Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Scouting for Girls

    Famous

    • Everybody Wants To Be On TV.
    • Sony.
    • 4.
  • R.E.M.

    Losing My Religion

    • R.E.M. - Out Of Time.
    • Warner Bros.
  • Mink DeVille

    Spanish Stroll

    • The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various).
    • Premier.
  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the forthcoming CD, "SUN COMES UP AGAIN" (Mercury) out August 9th

  • Sugarland

    All I Want To Do

    • (CD Single).
    • Mercury.
    • 1.
  • Kylie Minogue

    All The Lovers

    • (CD Single).
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Bad Company

    Feel Like Makin' Love

    • (Single).
    • Island.
    • 3.
  • Eurythmics

    You Have Placed A Chill In My Heart

    • Eurythmics - Greatest Hits.
    • RCA.
  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "AMERICAN SLANG" (sideonedummy)

  • Freddie Jackson

    Rock Me Tonight (For Old Time's Sake)

    • The Old Skool Reunion (Disc 2) (Vario.
    • Global Television.
  • Amy Macdonald

    This Pretty Face

    • (CD Single).
    • Mercury.
    • 1.
  • Pet Shop Boys

    It's A Sin

    • Pet Shop Boys - Discography.
    • EMI.
  • Barenaked Ladies

    One Week

    • New Hits 99 (Various Artists).
    • Sony Music TV.
  • The Drizabone Soul Family

    I Fell Apart

    • (CD Single).
  • Orson

    No Tomorrow

    • (CD Single).
    • Mercury.
  • Scott McKenzie

    San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)

    • Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou.
    • Global Television.
  • Justin Nozuka

    Heartless

    • (CD Single).
  • Evelyn “Champagne” King

    Shame

    • Million Sellers Vol.17 - The Seventie.
    • Disky.
  • Garth Brooks

    The Red Strokes

    • Garth Brooks - The Hits.
    • Liberty.
  • Ben Montague

    Broken

    • (CD Single).
    • BM Music.
    • 1.
  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "PYROMANIA" (Mercury) suggested by Peter Novakovich of South–East Wales

    • Def Leppard

      Rock of Ages

      • Rock of Ages: Definitive Collection.
  • ABBA

    Angeleyes

    • Abba - Voulez-Vous.
    • Polydor.
  • Dane Bowers

    All She Needs

    • (CD Single).
  • Dusty Springfield

    Just A Little Lovin'

    • Dusty Springfield - The Look Of Love.
    • Philips.
  • Sister Sledge

    He's The Greatest Dancer

    • The Last Days Of Disco (Film Soundtra.
    • Columbia.
  • The Spencer Davis Group

    I'm A Man

    • The 60's Album (Various Artists).
    • Fontana.
    • 4.
  • Scissor Sisters

    Fire With Fire

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
    • 1.
  • Deacon Blue

    Dignity

    • Our Town- Deacon Blue (Greatest Hits).
    • Columbia.
  • James & Bobby Purify

    I'm Your Puppet

    • Midnight Soul (Various Artists).
    • Music Club.
  • U2

    Magnificent

    • (CD Single).
    • Mercury.
    • 1.
  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "100 MILES FROM MEMPHIS" (Polydor)

  • Argent

    God Gave Rock 'n' Roll to You

    • Let's Rock! (Various Artists).
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Danny Wilson

    The Second Summer Of Love

    • The No.1 Summer Album (Various).
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston

    It Takes Two

    • Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev.
    • Telstar.
  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the forthcoming CD, " MURPHY'S HEART" out on September 6th (Fruitcake)

  • Robert Palmer

    Bad Case Of Loving You

    • The Very Best Of Robert Palmer.
    • EMI.
  • Fontella Bass

    Rescue Me

    • Shades Of Soul (Various Artists).
    • Global Television.
  • The Divine Comedy

    I Like

    • (CD Single).

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