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Giles Martin

Mark Radcliffe presents solo and is joined by Giles Martin, son of acclaimed Beatles producer George Martin, to discuss the remixing of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Mark is joined today by Giles Martin, son of acclaimed Beatles producer George Martin. To mark the forthcoming 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Giles and audio engineer Sam Okell have re-mixed the iconic Beatles album in stereo. As a producer, Giles has previously worked on Paul McCartney's 2013 album 'New' and has won two Grammy Awards for his work the soundtrack for Cirque Du Soleil's show 'Love' which featured Beatles music.

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios and noted for its pioneering production techniques, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was originally released on 1st June 1967. With songs such as "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and "A Day in the Life" and Peter Blake's striking cover artwork, the album became an icon of 1960s counter-culture. Giles chats to Mark about both his and his father's work on this historic album.

PLUS, there's the Chain, an ear-bothering array of splendid tunes and your chance for office victory by getting the link in the three records of Tea Time Theme Time before anyone in Accounts or HR.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Blondie

    Atomic

    • Chrysalis.
  • alt-J

    In Cold Blood

    • Infectious Music.
  • Four Tops

    Bernadette

    • Motown.
  • Cocteau Twins

    Fifty-Fifty Clown

  • Father John Misty

    Total Entertainment Forever

    • Bella Union.
  • Big Thief

    Shark Smile

  • The Stooges

    I Wanna Be Your Dog

    • Elektra.
  • Royal Blood

    Hook Line And Sinker

  • Slowdive

    Sugar For The Pill

  • Los Angeles Police Department

    The Plane

  • The Teardrop Explodes

    Passionate Friend

    • ISLAND.
  • Feist

    Century (feat. Jarvis Cocker)

    • Polydor.
  • Run‐D.M.C.

    You Be Illin'

    • London.
  • Bill Nelson

    Banal

  • Paul Weller

    Nova

  • Riton

    Rinse & Repeat

    • Ministry Of Sound.
  • The Beatles

    Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!

    • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
    • Parlophone.
    • 7.
  • The Beatles

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Take 9 and Speech)

  • The Beatles

    With A Little Help From My Friends (2017 stereo mix)

  • Kate Tempest

    Whoops

  • The Black Keys

    Lonely Boy

    • NONESUCH.
  • Bonobo

    Bambro Koyo Ganda (feat. Innov Gnawa)

    • ninja tune.
  • Leftfield & Lydon

    Open Up

    • (CD Single).
    • Hard Hands.
  • The Fall

    Lucifer Over Lancashire

  • Perfume Genius

    Slip Away

    • Matador.
  • Ann Peebles

    Slipped, Tripped and Fell In Love

  • Phoenix

    J-Boy

    • Loyaute/Glassnote Records.
  • Radiohead

    House Of Cards

  • Low

    Lies

  • Steppenwolf

    Magic Carpet Ride

  • Joe Goddard

    Home (feat. Daniel Wilson)

    • Electric Lines.
    • Greco-Roman.
  • Michael Kiwanuka

    Cold Little Heart

    • Polydor.

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