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07/12/2010

Hold onto your hats - we've got the Wedding Present live in session. Plus, because it's a Tuesday Cowboy Rob Hughes and his Americana tunes.

The Wedding Present are a bit of a national treasure, even if these days leader David Gedge is more likely to be spotted in Hollywood than Leeds. They've had eighteen UK Top 40 hit singles (including, famously, one per month in 1992, equalling Elvis Presley's 35 year old record for "most hits in one year") and have released a stream of classic albums. In 2007 they celebrated the twentieth anniversary of one of these classics, "George Best" by touring it around Europe. This winter they're doing the same with 1990's Bizarro (and this time Japan and North America get to join in the fun). In between the Weddos have released the Steve Albini produced "El Rey", while Gedge himself has made his debut as a radio DJ in Texas, launched his own mini-festival in Brigton and returned to Leeds to collaborate with the BBC Big Band at the biannual "Fuse" festival.

2 hours

Last on

Tue 7 Dec 2010 19:00

Music Played

  • The Wedding Present

    You Jane

  • MC5

    Teenage Lust

  • The Neat

    Hips

  • Mogwai

    Mexican Grand Prix

  • Hannah Peel

    Is This The Start

  • Tv 21

    On The Run

  • Shugo Tokumaru

    Straw

  • Elvis Costello

    I don't Want To Go To Chelsea

  • Deerhunter

    Coronado

  • The Burns Unit

    Trouble

  • The Wedding Present

    Mystery Date

  • The Wedding Present

    Brassneck

  • Big Star

    Thank You Friends

  • Jonny

    Canndyfloss

  • The Tubes

    White Punks On Dope

  • The Wedding Present

    Where Everybody Knows Your Name

  • The Rezillos

    My Baby Does Good Sculptures

  • Belle and Sebastian

    Write About Love

  • Dave Jackson

    In The Mud By A River

  • Pink Floyd

    Bike

  • Jim Noir

    Car

  • Norman Greenbaum

    Daddy I Know

  • Brother Dege

    The Girl Whow Wept Stones

  • Ride

    Decay

  • The Soundcarriers

    Last Broadcast

  • Euros Childs

    Son Of Shithausen

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