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Got Spotify? Listen to the tunes that I'm working to in the studio by following my weekly playlists! Carefully curated by Andrea Sara and updated every Monday, each week follows a different theme, with music featured from our very eclectic music collection and across all genres: rock, indie, funk, jazz, soul, blues, electro...

 

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Week Twenty - none of your business

This week features some of the coolest ladies in music. Punchy tunes and melancholy melodies make this a playlist you shouldn't miss!

  • Heart of Glass - Blondie
  • Cosmic Love - Florence & The Machine
  • (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Cat Power
  • Hanging on the Wire - PJ Harvey
  • New Romantic - Laura Marling
  • Fancy - Iggy Azalea, Charli XCX
  • Your Honor (feat. Kill Kenada) - Regina Spektor
  • Jimmy - M.I.A
  • None of your Business - Salt-N-Pepa
  • Little Marriage - Lia Ices

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week nineteen - Losing my religion

  • Faith - George Michael
  • Elephant - Tame Impala
  • Losing You - Solange
  • Afterlife - Arcade Fire
  • Bang Bang Bang - Mark Ronson
  • Loud(y) - Lewis del Mar
  • I Don't Love Anyone - Belle & Sebastian
  • Losing My Religion - R.E.M
  • Something - The Beatles
  • Valentine - Fiona Apple

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Week eighteen - Had ten dollaz

We're back after the summer break with some cracking Indie Rock TOONS.

  • Had Ten Dollarz - Cherry Glazerr
  • Figuring it Out - SWMRS
  • Lovers Lane - Hunx & his Punx
  • NOBO - Tijuana Panthers
  • Pig - Sparklehorse
  • Something Someone JR - The Growlers
  • My Little Red Book - Love
  • Sick Shit - Together Pangea
  • I Got the Moves - Habibi
  • Barbacoa - Guantanamo Baywatch
  • Think of You - Bleached
  • Under the Sun - DIIV
  • Days - The Drums
  • Evil - Savages

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Week Seventeen - The Drugs Don't Work

 

This week's playlist is full of melancholy melodies. Cos I'm the sort of person who has to give space to her dark side too. Pay close attention to the last song and.....well,....interpret it as you will.

  • The Drugs Don't Work - The Verve
  • Breathe Me - Sia
  • Melancholy Mood - Bob Dylan
  • Valentine - Fiona Apple
  • People Ain't No Good - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
  • Blackberry Stone - Laura Marling
  • Samson - Regina Spektor
  • Back to Black - Amy WInehouse
  • Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
  • Europe - Max Richter

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week sixteen - midnight city

 

This week we've got some cracking dance tunes. They may span rock, pop and electro but all of them are guaranteed to get you on your feet. This is a definite favourite playlist when I'm shooting in the studio.

 

  • Love Never Felt So Good - Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake
  • Tightrope ft. Big Boi - Janelle Monáe
  • D.A.N.C.E - Justice
  • Instant Crush - Daft Punk, Julian Casablancas
  • Afterlife - Arcade Fire
  • The City - Patrick Wolf
  • Walking on a Dream - Empire of the Sun
  • Praise You (Maribou State Mix) - Fatboy Slim
  • Midnight City - M83
  • You Ha Ha Ha - Charli XCX
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Week fifteen - Short change hero

What am I listening to this week? A real mix of songs across different genres but all TUNES. 

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  • Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters
  • Don't Lose Your Steam - Gregory Porter
  • Harder Than You Think - Public Enemy
  • Get on Top - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • London - Benjamin Clementine
  • Youth - Daughter
  • Tighten Up - The Black Keys
  • Short Change Hero - The Heavy
  • Get Free (ft. Amber of Dirty Projectors) - Major Lazer
  • Exit Music - For A Film - Brad Mehldau
  • Stumble - Freddie King
  • Satisfy Me - Anderson East

 

 

Week Fourteen - Sea of Love

I can't believe we are 14 weeks in to our playlists! You would think we might have run out of songs but Andrea has a whole stack of terrific tunes to share over the coming weeks! This week the songs are raw, gritty and full of love. Enjoy!

  • My Body is A Cage - Arcade Fire
  • Come Undone - Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan
  • Make It Wit Chu - Queens of the Stone Age
  • Still Take You Home - Arctic Monkeys
  • Fell in Love With A Girl - The White Stripes
  • Heart of A Dog - The Kills
  • Aneurysm - Nirvana
  • Sea of Love - Cat Power
  • Satellite of Love - Lou Reed 
  • Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley
  • Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall - Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots

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week thirteen - Malt Liquor

Not unlucky for us, week 13 is a real treat. This playlist may just be my favourite....funky, soulful, mellow and just....well, COOL. I could listen to this playlist over and over.

  • The Anthem - Onra
  • Malt Liquor - Lewis Del Mar
  • C.R.E.A.M. - El Michels Affair
  • Some Kind of Nature ft. Lou Reed - Gorillaz
  • The Boatman - Balthazar
  • Piano Fire - Sparklehorse
  • Subterraneans - Willie J Healey
  • Lovesong - The Cure
  • If I Ever Feel Better - Phoenix 
  • The High Road - Broken Bells
  • Bonne and Clyde - Brigitte Bardot and Serge Gainsbourg

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You'd be a fool not to.

 

 

Week twelve - La Dolce Vita

This week we're getting on a jet-plane and heading to Italy for some timeless tunes. 

  • Se telefonando - Mina
  • Ma il cielo è sempre più blu - Rino Gaetano
  • Io Che Non Vivo - Pino Donaggio
  • Sapore di Sale - Gino Paoli
  • Perdono - Caterina Caselli
  • Andavo a cento all'ora - Gianni Morandi
  • Il Ballo Del Mattone - Rita Pavone
  • Cuore Matto - Little Tony
  • Veleno - Adriano Celentano
  • Splendido Splendente - Donatella Rettore
  • Un'estate Al Mare - Giuni Russo
  • Tu vuo'fa l'americano - Sophia Loren
  • Il Cielo in una stanza - Mina
  • Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu - Domenico Modugno
  • O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini, Maria Callas

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WEEK ELEVEN - WILD SIDE

Channelling a West-Coast vibe, this week's playlist is all about suspending reality and letting go. Hard not to with so many good tunes in there - enjoy!

  • Good Advice - The Growlers
  • Movin' on Up - Primal Scream
  • Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
  • Into a Dream - Shannon and The Clams
  • Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
  • Somebody to Love - Jefferson Airplane
  • Easy Easy - King Krule
  • Tell the King - The Libertines
  • Walk on the Wild Side - Lou Reed
  • Take Five - King Tubby
  • Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix

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Week Ten - Timewave Zero

Again, such a good playlist for this week. Meditative and melodic with some funky beats underneath. Perfect for working to as you can get your discreet jiggle on in your seat.

  • Retrograde - James Blake
  • Stranger / Lover - Ibeyi
  • Anneka's Battle - Forest Swords
  • Nissim - The Gaslamp Killer, Amir Yaghmai
  • Building Steam With a Grain of Salt - DJ Shadow
  • Lonely Soul - UNKLE, Richard Ashcroft
  • Timewave Zero - BadBadNotGood
  • La femme d'argent - Air
  • The Less I Know The Better - Tame Impala
  • Don't Wanna Fight - Alabama Shakes
  • Weight of Love - The Black Keys
  • Bunker - Balthazar

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Week Nine - Paradise Circus

I LOVE this week's playlist. Mix of soulful voices and banging beats are just... paradise. Thom Yorke is in there in one way or another 3 times but you will have to forgive us, the man's a genius.

  • Disfigured - Rag'n'Bone Man
  • Fitzpleasure - alt- J
  • Myxomatosis - Radiohead
  • Feels Like We Only Go Backwards - Tame Impala
  • Rusty Nails - Moderat
  • Idioteque - Radiohead
  • Paradise Circus - Massive Attack
  • Other Side - Stuck Together, Atoms For Peace
  • Hell is Round the Corner - Tricky
  • Unmake the Wild Light - 65daysofstatic

 

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WEEK EIGHT - KEEP ON SHINING

This week we have the hottest selection of toe-tapping, retro classics. Songs that just make you feel good inside. I listen to these when I need to start my day with positive vibes - never fails!

  • People Get Up And Drive Your Funky Soul - James Brown
  • Tired of Being Alone - Al Green
  • Lucky Man - Courtney John
  • Mama Said - The Shirelles
  • Keep on Shining - Curtis Harding
  • Sexual Healing - Me & You Re-Edit - Hot 8 Brass Band
  • September - Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Aint' Too Proud to Beg - The Temptations
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) - Stevie Wonder
  • Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes
  • I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers
  • Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield
  • Everyday People - Sly & The Family Stone

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WEEK SEVEN - GIRLS

This week's theme could have created an infinite playlist but here is a small selection of songs with women's names. Sadly, yet again, there is a lack of female artists - maybe positive discrimination for the next playlist is necessary? But at least we've got Joni.

 

  • Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
  • Roxanne - The Police
  • Polly - Nirvana
  • Amelia - Joni MItchell
  • Arabella - Arctic Monkeys
  • Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
  • Come on Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners
  • Matilda - Alt-J
  • Molly's Chambers - Kings of Leon
  • Murder Me Rachel - The National
  • A Boy Named Sue - Johnny Cash

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WEEK Six - April fool's gold

All that glitters is not gold and you would be a fool to think so. This week’s edit is gloriously golden with the likes of Bowie, Woodkid, Devendra Banhart and Goldfrapp. Enjoy! 

  • Golden Skans - Klaxons
  • Fields of Gold - Sting
  • Plain Gold Ring - Nina Simone
  • Golden Brown - The Stranglers
  • Black Cherry - Goldfrapp
  • Golden Years - David Bowie
  • Gold Digger - Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx
  • Gold - Imagine Dragons
  • The Golden Age - Woodkid
  • Golden Girls - Devendra Banhart

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WEEK five - sugar, ah, honey honey

Easter is fast-approaching with the promise of something sweet for most of us. So here is a selection of fantastic songs I'm listening to, all linked in some way to the 21st century's drug of choice. I am 100% responsible for this week's playlist cos Andrea will absolutely kill me for Track 10!!

  • Sugar Dumpling - Sam Cooke
  • Sugar - Editors
  • Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • Sugar Mama - Led Zeppelin
  • Sugar Never Tasted So Good - The White Stripes
  • Candy - Paolo Nutini
  • Chocolate Jesus - Tom Waits
  • Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
  • Every Morning - Sugar Ray
  • Crave - Ethienne

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WEEK FOUR - ELECTRIC FEEL

More of a feeling than a theme this week - songs that get you buzzing from deep within the pit of your stomach, that travel right to your fingers and toes. Just booked tickets to see Patrick Wolf in May - will be the third time I've seen him and he is AWESOME.

 

  • Clint Eastwood - Gorillaz
  • Paris - Patrick Wolf
  • The Hollows - Why?
  • Everyday - A$AP ft Rod Stewart
  • Fly - The Child of Lov
  • Loud Pipes - Ratatat
  • River - Ibeyi
  • Electric Feel - MGMT
  • Heavy Seas of Love - Damon Albarn
  • Natural Blues - Moby

 

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WEEK THREE - HURT

A playlist for those days when all you want to do is turn the volume up and feel all the feels. The kind of songs that hit your emotional funny bone and bring on the sea of tears - for good or bad. 'Cause, in the wise words of Mr. Cash, you hurt yourself to see if you still feel.

  • Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
  • I Will - Radiohead
  • Trovami Un Modo Semplice Per Uscirne - Verdena
  • Hope There's Someone - Antony and the Johnsons
  • Mr. Tambourine Man - Bob Dylan
  • Cornerstone - Benjamin Clementine
  • Sigur 3 (Untitled) - Sigur Ros
  • Hurt - Johnny Cash
  • Right Where It Belongs - Nine Inch Nails
  • Skinny Love - Bon Iver
  • Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
  • To Build A Home - The Cinematic Orchestra
  • Your Hand In Mine - Explosions In The Sky

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WEEK TWO - MARCH MADNESS

This year may have an extra day but January and February are nearly over and March has all the promise of Spring. But March, for me, is a mean mother....and brings with it its own shade of crazy. Mad, mad as a March hare.

 

  • One Step Beyond - Madness
  • Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
  • Climbing Up the Walls - Radiohead
  • Mad World - Gary Jules
  • Virtual Insanity - Jamiroquai
  • Crazy in Love - Beyonce
  • Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood - Nina Simone
  • Me and the Devil - Gil Scott-Heron
  • All The Madmen - David Bowie
  • Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd

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Week One - Dancing on My Own, The Girls

Tunes to get you foot-stomping, jumping and head banging round the living room in your knick-knacks. This week the ladies are featuring on my vocals cos......Who Run the World? Exactly.

  • Heavy Cross - Gossip
  • Bulletproof - La Roux
  • Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
  • California - Grimes
  • Dancing On My Own - Robyn
  • Untrust Us - Crystal Castles
  • Caesar - I Blame Coco
  • Heads will Roll - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Daniel - Bat for Lashes
  • National Anthem - Lana Del Rey

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