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Biggest Band Break Ups and Make Ups

Mark Radcliffe looks at the highs and lows of band life - the creative tension that produces great music and the pressures that come with success and fame, which pulls many apart.

Mark Radcliffe presents a look at the highs and lows of band life - the creative tension that produces great music and the pressures that come with success and fame, and pull most bands apart. Radcliffe lifts the lid on the main reasons why bands break up and the secrets of bands that manage to stay together.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 29 Mar 2019 01:05

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • New Order

    Age of Consent

  • Simple Minds

    Alive & Kicking

  • Pink Floyd

    Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2

  • Guns N’ Roses

    Anything Goes

  • Take That

    Back For Good

  • One Direction

    Best Song Ever

  • The Smiths

    Bigmouth Strikes Again

  • Simon & Garfunkel

    Bookends

  • The Police

    Can't Stand Losing You

  • Coldplay

    Clocks

  • ABBA

    Dancing Queen

  • Take That

    Do What You Like

  • Fleetwood Mac

    Don't Stop

  • Simple Minds

    Don't You (Forget About Me)

  • Fleetwood Mac

    Dreams

  • Simon & Garfunkel

    El Condor Pasa

  • The Police

    Every Breath You Take

  • The Police

    Every Little Thing She Does is Magic

  • Spice Girls

    Headlines (Friendship Never Ends)

  • Oasis

    F****** In The Bushes

  • The Rolling Stones

    Get Off My Cloud

  • Simple Minds

    Glittering Prize

  • Fleetwood Mac

    Go Your Own Way

  • Simon & Garfunkel

    Hearts and Bones

  • The Smiths

    Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now

  • Eagles

    Hotel California

  • The Smiths

    I Started Something I Couldn't Finish

  • Sting

    If You Love Somebody Set Them Free

  • R.E.M.

    Imitation of Life

  • Coldplay

    In My Place

  • The Rolling Stones

    It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (But I Like It)

  • The Smiths

    Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me

  • Simple Minds

    Let the Day Begin

  • The Rolling Stones

    Let's Spend the Night Together

  • Jimi Hendrix

    Little Wing

  • Oasis

    Live Forever

  • R.E.M.

    Losing My Religion

  • The Beatles

    Love Me Do

  • Brian Eno

    1/1

  • Guns N’ Roses

    My Michelle

  • The Smiths

    Nowhere Fast

  • Guns N’ Roses

    Paradise City

  • Take That

    Patience

  • Take That

    Promises

  • Simple Minds

    Reel to Reel

  • New Order

    Regret

  • Take That

    Relight My Fire (feat. Lulu)

  • Oasis

    Right Here Right Now

  • Oasis

    Rock 'N' Roll Star

  • The Police

    Roxanne

  • Spice Girls

    Say You'll Be There

  • Simon & Garfunkel

    Scarborough Fair

  • The Beatles

    She Loves You

  • The Smiths

    Sheila Take a Bow

  • The Rolling Stones

    Start Me Up

  • The Police

    Synchronicity II

  • ABBA

    Take a Chance on Me

  • ABBA

    Thank You For the Music

  • Simon & Garfunkel

    The Boxer

  • Take That

    The Flood

  • ABBA

    The Winner Takes It All

  • Take That

    These Days

  • New Order

    Thieves Like Us

  • Guns N’ Roses

    Think About You

  • The Beatles

    Tomorrow Never Knows

  • Coldplay

    Trouble

  • Jimi Hendrix

    Voodoo Child

  • Spice Girls

    Wannabe

  • The Beatles

    We Can Work It Out

  • Guns N’ Roses

    Welcome to the Jungle

  • Spice Girls

    Who Do You Think You Are?

  • Guns N’ Roses

    Yesterday

  • 00:15

    Brian Eno

    1/1 (Excerpt)

  • 00:05

    The Police

    Roxanne

  • 00:09

    The Police

    Every Breath You Take

  • 00:11

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    Voodoo Chile

  • 00:16

    Oasis

    F****** In The Bushes

  • 00:16

    Oasis

    Live Forever

  • 00:16

    Oasis

    Rock 'N' Roll Star

  • 00:19

    Paul Simon

    Hearts and Bones

  • 00:20

    ABBA

    Take a Chance on Me

  • 00:20

    ABBA

    The Winner Takes It All

  • 00:23

    Fleetwood Mac

    Dreams

  • 00:26

    The Beatles

    Tomorrow Never Knows

  • 00:32

    Simple Minds

    Don't You (Forget About Me)

  • 00:35

    Coldplay

    In My Place

  • 00:37

    Coldplay

    Trouble

  • 00:35

    Jon Hopkins

    Light Through The Veins (Glastonbury 2015)

  • 00:38

    The Smiths

    Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now

  • 00:39

    The Smiths

    Sheila Take A Bow

  • 00:43

    The Smiths

    Bigmouth Strikes Again

  • 00:44

    Coldplay

    Clocks

  • 00:45

    Coldplay

    Clocks

  • 00:51

    ABBA

    Dancing Queen

  • 00:52

    Spice Girls

    Wannabe

  • 00:52

    Take That

    Do What U Like

  • 00:53

    Take That

    Relight My Fire (feat. Lulu)

  • 00:54

    Take That

    Relight My Fire (feat. Lulu)

  • 00:54

    Take That

    Back For Good

  • 00:55

    Spice Girls

    Who Do You Think You Are

  • 00:55

    Take That

    Promises

  • 00:56

    Take That

    Patience

  • 00:56

    Take That

    The Flood

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mark Radcliffe
Producer Guy Evans
Director Guy Evans
Executive Producer Mark Hill
Production Company RDF Television West

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