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The Blue Nile Special - 30 Years of Hats

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey celebrates National Album Day with a tribute to classic album Hats by The Blue Nile. The album was released a mere 30 years ago this year.

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey celebrates National Album Day with a tribute to classic album Hats by The Blue Nile. The album was released a mere 30 years ago this year and had a huge influence on a young Garvey. With contributions from The Blue Nile's head honcho Paul Buchanan, the velvet voiced Emma Pollock, Texas lead singer Sharleen Spiteri, trumpet player on the album Alex Poots and engineer on the album Calum Malcolm. Something to get your nashers into - listen to the show and all will be explained. There will be lots of Blue Nile classic tracks and some surprise covers. Here to be enjoyed

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Music Played

  • The Blue Nile

    Let's Go Out Tonight

  • The Blue Nile

    Tinseltown in the Rain

  • Texas

    Prayer for You (Acoustic Version)

  • The Blue Nile

    Seven A.M.

  • Duncan Sheik

    Stay

  • Aqualung

    Garden of Love

  • The Blue Nile

    The Wires Are Down

  • The Blue Nile

    Headlights On The Parade

  • The Blue Nile

    Saturday Night

  • The Blue Nille

    Happiness

  • The Blue Nile

    Over The Hillside

  • Peter Gabriel

    Downside-Up (feat. Elizabeth Fraser & Paul Buchanan)

  • Genesis

    Horizons

  • Karine Polwart

    From Rags to Riches

  • The Blue Nile

    I Love This Life

  • The Blue Nile

    The Downtown Lights

  • Emma Pollack

    The Loop

  • Laura Veirs

    Fire Snakes

  • The Blue Nile

    Easter Parade

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