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Simple Minds and Chvrches

Lauren Laverne and Joe Lindsay present coverage of the Biggest Weekend from the Titanic Slipway in Belfast, including sets from Scottish bands Simple Minds and Chvrches.

Lauren Laverne and Joe Lindsay host coverage of this 6 Music-curated festival with an epic set from Scottish post-punk, art-rock veterans Simple Minds. Stadium-fillers in their 80s heyday, they sold 60 million records globally. 2018 saw the release of their eighteenth studio album Walk Between Worlds, a return to vintage electropop mixed with their trademark posturing grandiose rock.

Also featuring a set from fellow Scots Chvrches - formed in 2011 and arguably one of Glasgow's best electropop exports. Their synthscape incorporates indietronica, indie pop and electronic dance. Their third and latest album Love Is Dead is released in May.

1 hour

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

  • 00:41

    Victorious Cast

    Make It Shine Victorious Theme (feat. Victoria Justice, Victorious Cast)

  • 00:46

    CHVRCHES

    Leave A Trace

  • 00:52

    CHVRCHES

    The Mother We Share

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Lauren Laverne
Presenter Joe Lindsay
Executive Producer Mark Cooper
Executive Producer Mike Edgar

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