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Classic Album: John Foxx - Metamatic

Former Ultravox man John Foxx talks about his debut solo album Metamatic. First released in 1980, John has referred to the record as 'the first British electronic pop album'.

Steve chats to he former Ultravox man about his debut solo album 'Metamatic'. First released in 1980, John has described the record as 'the first British electronic pop album. It was minimal, primitive technopunk. Carcrash music tailored by Burtons'. And it's set to get a reissue in May.

Find out how today's faring for our Good Day Bad Day caller, and soundtrack our pick from the newsstands in the National Anthem. Plus Steve brings the best of brand new music, classic tracks, archive sessions and forgotten treasures.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Shed Seven

    Getting Better

    • Live Forever (Various Artists).
    • Virgin.
  • EELS

    Today Is The Day

    • E Works / PIAS.
  • Gershon Kingsley

    Pop Corn

  • Imarhan

    Ehad Wa Dagh

    • City Slang Records.
  • Mos Def

    Quiet Dog

    • Downtown.
  • tUnE-yArDs

    Heart Attack

    • 4AD.
  • First Aid Kit


    • Columbia.
  • Billy Bragg

    Greetings To The New Brunette

    • Strange Fruit.
  • Penetration

    Don't Dictate

    • VIRGIN.
  • Jack White

    Over And Over And Over

    • XL Recordings ยท.
  • Ride


  • CJ Bolland

    Sugar Is Sweeter

    • (CD Single).
  • Skinny Pelembe


    • Brownswood Recordings.
  • Smoke City

    Underwater Love

    • Huge Hits 1997 (Various Artists).
    • Global Television.
  • Pip Blom

    I Think I'm In Love

  • The Streets

    Weak Become Heroes

    • 679 Recordings.
  • Otis Redding

    I Can't Turn You Loose

    • Atlantic.
  • Palace Winter


    • Tambourhinoceros.
  • The Cure

    Just Like Heaven

    • Fiction.
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg

    Sylvia Says

    • Because Music.
  • Sam Eagle


    • white.
  • Queens of the Stone Age

    Go With The Flow

    • Interscope.
  • Cabbage

    Exhibit A

  • T. Rex


    • Telstar.
  • Jon Hopkins

    Emerald Rush

    • Domino.
  • Arcade Fire

    Put Your Money On Me

    • Columbia.
  • Mono Club

    Best Laid Plans

    • LGM Records.
  • The Ethiopians

    Train To Skaville

    • Quality Television.
  • Sunflower Bean


    • Lucky Number.


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