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Stuart Maconie travels to the furthest flung corners of left-field music to create a playlist that makes you rock back on your heels with the sounds of newness and difference.

Stuart Maconie travels to the furthest flung corners of left-field music to create a playlist that makes you rock back on your heels with the sounds of newness and difference. This weeks featured album is Song Cycle, the first solo album from Van Dyke Parks, the master lyricist behind many of The Beach Boys hits. An expensive album to make, it was a commercial flop and was hurried out by the record label with little ceremony in 1967. Nearly fifty years on Stuart re-appraises it's bold ambition, complexity and extravagance with a selection of tracks throughout the show.

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Sun 7 Aug 2016 20:00

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