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Author John Niven

Mark and Stuart are joined by author John Niven.

Mark and Stuart are joined by writer John Niven. The Ayrshire-born author discusses his latest satirical thriller novel.

Also on the show today... The Chain, a full of flavour feature with over 7,000 songs in the mix. Could your pick be added next? It’s your chance to get involved… AND there’s Tea Time Theme Time, where you get to guess what links three songs over a nice cup of tea. Plus Music News to keep you in the loop of all things in the music biz, and some new music releases, straight out the oven.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Marlena Shaw

    California Soul



  • Mercury Rev

    Goddess On A Hiway

    • Incredible.
  • The Man From Delmonte

    (Will Nobody Save) Louise

    • C88 CD1.
    • Cherry Red Records.
    • 4.
  • Courtney Barnett


    • Marathon Artists/Milk! Records.
  • Farao

    Marry Me

    • Pure-O.
    • Western Vinyl.
  • Avi Buffalo

    What's In It For?

    • CD SINGLE.
    • Sub Pop.
    • 1.
  • Manic Street Preachers

    La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh)

    • Columbia.
  • Villagers


    • Domino.
  • Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five

    The Message

    • Now.
  • Maribou State

    Nervous Tics (feat. Holly Walker)

    • Counter.
  • The Rolling Stones

    We Love You

    • ABKCO.
  • Edwyn Collins

    The Campaign For Real Rock

    • Gorgeous George.
    • Sanctuary Records Ltd.
    • 1.
  • Julia Holter

    I Shall Love 2

    • Domino Recording Co..
  • Mattiel

    Whites Of Their Eyes

    • Heavenly Recordings.
  • David Holmes

    Gritty Shaker

    • Gritty Shaker.
    • Go! Beat.
  • Jefferson Airplane

    Plastic Fantastic Lover

    • Surrealistic Pillow.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 11.
  • Seamus Fogarty

    The Old Suit

    • The Old Suit EP.
    • Domino.
  • The Stroppies

    All The Lines

    • Tough Love.
  • The Stone Roses

    She Bangs The Drums

    • Silvertone.
  • Kojey Radical


    • Kojey Radical.
  • The Blinders

    Gotta Get Through

    • Columbia.
    • Modern Sky UK.
  • Pugwash

    Answers On A Postcard

    • The Olympus Sound.
    • Lojinx.
  • Janelle Monáe


    • Atlantic Records.
  • Archie Bell & The Drells

    Here I Go Again

    • The Best Northern Soul All-Nighter (V.
    • Virgin.
  • Laura Marling


    • CD SINGLE.
    • Virgin.
  • Gorillaz


    • Parlophone Records.
  • Foo Fighters

    This Is A Call

  • Jack White

    Sixteen Saltines

  • Christine and the Queens


  • Thom Yorke


    • XL Recordings.
  • Teleman

    Strange Combinations

    • Speedy Wunderground.
  • Aretha Franklin

    See Saw

    • Atlantic.