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Gemma Cairney goes birdwatching with musician Ben Watt from Everything But The Girl.

Benn Watt is a musician, singer, songwriter, author, DJ-remixer and label boss whose best known as being part of duo Everything but the Girl with Tracey Thorn. In his spare time he is also an amateur bird-watcher.

In this episode of The Leisure Society Gemma Cairney joins Ben for a walk around Hampstead Heath for a bit of bird spotting. They also discuss the early days of Everything But The Girl, his life on the DJ circuit and running his label Buzzin' FLy, and the themes behind Ben's fourth solo album, Storm Damage.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Fleetwood Mac

    Albatross

  • Everything but the Girl

    Walking Wounded

    • Virgin.
  • Simon & Garfunkel

    Sparrow

  • Everything but the Girl

    Come on Home

    • Blanco Y Negro.
  • Kelly Lee Owens

    Bird

  • Ben Watt

    The Levels

  • Weekend

    A View From Her Room

  • Everything but the Girl

    Each and Every One

    • Blanco Y Negro.
  • Bill Callahan

    Too Many Birds

  • Ben Watt

    Balanced On A Wire

  • Ben Watt

    Figures in the Landscape

  • Photek

    Mine To Give

  • Tracey Thorn

    Why Does the Wind?

  • Everything but the Girl

    Lonesome for a Place I Know

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