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Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden is 30 years old

This week Guy celebrates the thirtieth birthday of one of his all-time favourite albums: Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden.

This week Guy celebrates the 30th birthday of one of his all time favourite albums, he dedicates the whole show to Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden.

With a rare archive interview from Mark Hollis and contributions from Radiohead drummer and Talk Talk admirer Phillip Selway, the musician behind Blue Roses, Laura Groves, Record Producer and Talk Talk fan Nigel Godrich and the man tasked with marketing Spirit of Eden, Tony Wadsworth.

As well as some gorgeous tracks from Talk Talk and all sorts of music both inspiring and inspired by this amazing album, expect a fair few stories from the studio and the kind of admiration, nay, worship that would make anyone blush, Guy wears his heart on his sleeve.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Bebel Gilberto

    Samba de Bencao

  • Talk Talk

    Life's What You Make It

  • Talk Talk

    The Rainbow

  • Talk Talk


  • Laura Groves

    Inky Sea

  • Talk Talk

    It's Getting Late In The Evening

  • Talking Heads

    Once In A Lifetime

  • Talk Talk

    I Believe In You

    • Spirit of Eden.
    • Parlophone.
  • Miles Davis


  • UB40

    Food For Thought

  • Talk Talk


  • Talk Talk


  • Mark Hollis

    Westward Bound

  • Radiohead

    In Limbo

  • Gil Evans

    Las Vegas Tango

  • Doves


  • Talk Talk

    New Grass

Mark Hollis Interview

Link to rare Richard Skinner interview with Mark Hollis for the BBC in 1988, discussing the then just released Talk Talk album “Spirit of Eden”.


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