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More with Anohni

Mary Anne continues her conversation with Anohni, former lead singer of Antony and the Johnsons, about her new album Hopelessness and why she chose to go solo.

Mary Anne continues her conversation with ANOHNI, former lead singer of Antony and the Johnsons. They discuss her new album for 2016, 'HOPELESSNESS', and why she chose to go solo.

ANOHNI started out as part of the performance art collective 'Blacklips' while studying at New York University. After securing funding to direct her first play, The Birth of Anne Frank, she formed her first band, Antony and the Johnsons. The group went on to release four albums and numerous EPs, the second of which, 'I Am A Bird Now', won the 2005 Mercury Music Prize.

Tune in to hear stories about some of our guest's most famous collaborators, Björk, Lou Reed and Bernard Butler, and her plans for 2016 under her new "spirit name" of ANOHNI.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Interpol

    Say Hello To The Angels

    • Matador.
  • The Crookes

    The World Is Waiting

    • Anywhere Records.
  • Julia Holter


  • White Denim

    Holda You (I'm Psycho)

    • Bella Union.
  • Primal Scream

    Cry Myself Blind

  • Gnarls Barkley

    Smiley Faces

    • Warner Bros.
  • Bomb the Bass & Justin Warfield

    Bug Powder Dust

    • Fourth & Broadway.
  • Morrissey

    I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris

    • CD SINGLE.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • John Grant

    Down Here

    • Bella Union Records.
  • Guy Garvey

    Courting The Squall

    • Polydor.
  • Jeff Buckley

    Everybody Here Wants You

    • Columbia.
  • Jeff Buckley

    Just Like A Woman

  • Bob Dylan

    All Along The Watchtower

  • Josephine Foster

    A Thimble Full Of Milk

    • Fire Records.
  • Dr. Feelgood

    Milk And Alcohol

    • EMI.
  • Lucius

    Born Again Teen

    • PIAS.
  • Nick Cave & PJ Harvey

    Henry Lee

    • Mute.
  • Sunriser

    • PJ Harvey

      The Wheel

      • Island.
  • DIIV

    Under The Sun

    • Captured Tracks.
  • Sex Pistols

    Holidays In The Sun

    • Virgin.
  • John Cale

    Close Watch (M:Fans Version)

  • Lou Reed

    I Love You, Suzanne

    • Global Television.
  • Hercules & Love Affair


    • Hercules And Love Affair.
    • EMI.
  • Massive Attack

    Confused Images

  • Everything Everything

    Distant Past (6Music Session, 15 Jun 2015)

  • Kate Bush

    Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)

    • EMI.
  • Anohni Key of Life Interview: New Album 'HOPELESSNESS'

    • ANOHNI

      4 Degrees

      • Hopelessness.
      • Rough Trade.
  • Yazoo

    Only You

    • Alison Moyet Singles.
    • Columbia.

    Two Hearts

    • Memphis Industries.
  • The National

    Anyone's Ghost

    • CD SINGLE.
    • 4 A.D..
    • 1.
  • Anohni Key of Life Interview: Disembodied Voice

    • Antony and the Johnsons

      Cripple and The Starfish (BBC Session)

  • Tricky

    Beijing to Berlin

    • False Idols.
  • Daughter


    • 4AD.
  • Mystery Jets


  • Fat White Family

    Whitest Boy On The Beach

    • Without Consent.
  • Nina Simone

    To Be Young, Gifted and Black

    • RCA Victor.
  • Anohni Key of Life Interview:Song Choice

    • Spooky Black

      Break My Heart

  • The Beatles

    Dear Prudence

    • Parlophone.
  • Clark

    Hide On The Treads 3

  • Roxy Music


    • Manifesto.
    • Polydor.
  • This Is the Kit

    Magic Spell