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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

Last on

Wed 19 Aug 2020 01:00

Music Played

  • Fleetwood Mac


  • Everything but the Girl

    Walking Wounded

    • Virgin.
  • Simon & Garfunkel


  • Everything but the Girl

    Come on Home

  • Kelly Lee Owens


  • 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?

  • Orlando Weeks

    Safe In Sound

    • Play It Again Sam.
  • Everything but the Girl

    Lonesome for a Place I Know


  • Sun 5 Jan 2020 13:00
  • Wed 19 Aug 2020 01:00

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