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New Year's Day

Mika plays some of his favourite tracks from the most iconic songwriters of all time. He also chats to Louis Walsh and Grammy Award winning songwriter Amy Wadge.

Mika plays some of his favourite tracks from the most iconic songwriters of all time and shares his own stories on why these tracks mean so much to him.
He chats to Louis Walsh, the former X Factor judge and manager of bands including Girls Aloud and Westlife about his plans for 2019 and what music he loves to listen to at this time of year. Mika also speaks to Amy Wadge, who is best known for co-writing with Ed Sheeran, about her life as a Grammy award winning songwriter. Amy tells Mika how she and Ed wrote the multi-million selling song 'Thinking Out Loud' and how it changed her life. She also shares stories on which artists she's working with at the moment, including country megastars Lady Antebellum in Nashville, a city where she spends a lot of her time.
Mika is a BRIT Award-winning, Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling artist whose debut album 'Life in Cartoon Motion' sold over 7 million copies worldwide. He's since gone on to release three more studio albums and work as a judge on The X Factor Italy and as a coach on The Voice: la plus belle voix in France.

1 hour, 57 minutes

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New Year's Day 2019 12:00

Music Played

  • T. Rex

    20th Century Boy

    • Tanx + Zinc Alloy.
    • Edsel.
    • 009.
  • Natalie Cole

    This Will Be

    • Women In Love (Various Artists).
    • MFP.
  • George Michael & Mary J. Blige

    As

    • George Michael - Ladies & Gentlemen.
    • Epic.
  • Paul Simon

    You Can Call Me Al

    • The Paul Simon Anthology (Disc 2).
    • Warner Bros.
    • 4.
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

    Learning To Fly

    • (CD Single).
    • MCA.
  • Ed Sheeran

    Thinking Out Loud

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
    • 1.
  • Joni Mitchell

    A Case Of You

    • Blue.
    • Rhino.
    • 9.
  • Prefab Sprout

    When Love Breaks Down

    • Prefab Sprout - Two Wheels Good.
    • Epic.
  • INXS

    Need You Tonight

    • The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ....
    • Columbia.
  • Dusty Springfield

    Son Of A Preacher Man

    • The All Time Greatest Movie Songs.
    • Columbia/Sony Tv.
  • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

    Ain't No Mountain High Enough

    • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell: Greatest Hits.
    • Tamla Motown.
  • Yes

    Owner Of A Lonely Heart

    • Top Gear 2 - Various Artists.
    • Columbia.
  • Talking Heads

    Road To Nowhere

    • Now 1985 - The Millennium Series.
    • Now.
  • Blondie

    Call Me

    • Atomic: The Very Best Of Blondie.
    • EMI.
  • Goo Goo Dolls

    Iris

    • (CD Single).
    • Hollywood Records.
  • The Cardigans

    Lovefool

    • The All Time Greatest Movie Songs.
    • Columbia/Sony Tv.
  • Labrinth

    Jealous

    • Now That's What I Call Music! 90 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • The Police

    Every Breath You Take

    • The Ivor Novello Winners.
    • EMI.
  • The Supremes

    Where Did Our Love Go

    • Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Willie Nelson

    Stardust

    • The Best Of Willie Nelson.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
  • Billy Joel

    Piano Man

    • Piano Man.
    • Columbia.

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