31 May 2012

Playlist Obscura Cover Chain Special

The entire cover chain from tonight's show, in order:

"I Will Survive," by Gloria Gaynor (Love Tracks 1978) was covered on the CAKE album "Fashion Nugget.(1996)"

"Everybody Wants To Rule The World," from the Tears for Fears album " Songs from the Big Chair (1985)", was covered on the Gloria Gaynor album “The Power Of Gloria Gaynor.(1986)"

"Ashes to Ashes," from the David Bowie album " Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980", was covered by Tears for Fears on the NME charity album Ruby Trax  (1992)

"Cactus," from the Pixies album "Surfer Rosa (1988)", was covered on the David Bowie album "Heathen (2002)."

"Head On," from the The Jesus and Mary Chain album "Automatic (1989)", was covered on the Pixies album "Trompe le Monde (1991)."

"Alphabet Street," from the Prince album " Lovesexy (1988)", was covered by The Jesus and Mary Chain. As the b-side to the single “Come On" (1994)

"Honky Tonk Women,"(1969) by the The Rolling Stones, was covered on Prince’s 1993 Japanese release The Undertaker."

"Like a Rolling Stone," (1965) by Bob Dylan, was covered on the The Rolling Stones album "Stripped." (1995)

"Train of Love," from the Johnny Cash album "…Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous (1957)", was covered by Bob Dylan on "Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash. (2002)"

"Redemption Day," from the Sheryl Crow album "Sheryl Crow (1996)", was covered on the 2nd posthumous Johnny Cash album "American VI: Ain't No Grave." (2010)

"Sign Your Name," from the Terence Trent D'Arby album "Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby" (1988), was covered on the Sheryl Crow album "100 Miles From Memphis." (2010)

"Heartbreak Hotel," (1956) by Elvis Presley, was covered on the Terence Trent D'Arby album "Terence Trent D'Arby's Greatest Hits. (2002)"

"Green green grass of home,"(1966)  by Tom Jones album, was covered by Elvis Presley in 1975 on his album Today

"Lust for Life, (1977)" from the Iggy Pop album "Lust for Life", was covered on the Tom Jones album "Reload. (1999)"

"Rock Show," from the Peaches album "The Teaches of Peaches" (2000), was covered on the Iggy Pop album "Skull Ring." (2003)

"Gay Bar," from the Electric Six album "Fire" (2003), was covered by  Peaches (2003)

"Radio Ga Ga," from the Queen album "The Works" (1984), was covered on the Electric Six album "Señor Smoke. (2004)"

"Big Spender," from by Shirley Bassey, was covered by Queen, Live at Wembley ‘86

"Hello," from the Lionel Richie album "Can't Slow Down" (1984), was covered on the Shirley Bassey album "Get the Party Started." (2007)

"Long Long Way to Go," from the Def Leppard album "X" (2003), was covered on the Lionel Richie album "Just for You." (2004)

"Rock On," from the David Essex album "Rock On" (1973), was covered on the Def Leppard album "Yeah!." (2006)

"Will You Love Me Tomorrow" from the The Shirelles album "Tonight's the Night" (1961), was covered by David Essex

24 May 2012

Playlist Obscura Track List 24th May 2012

Every track played on this week's show, in no particular order:

"Brutha Voodoo Theme" by The Wiggly Tendrils

Stop, Collaborate, Listen
"Were Were You" by Rosie Thomas and Sufjan Stevens

Then and Now
"Debonair" and "See and Don't See" by The Afghan Whigs

Chiptune of the Week
"Karma Police" by Quinton Sung

What's in a Name?
"Misery Is A Butterfly" by Blonde Redhead
"Blonde Redhead" by DNA

Go The BLEEP To Sleep
"Fabric of Life" by Plankton Wat

International Tour of Music
"Sherlock" by SHINee (South Korea)
"With Love From Star U" by Urbangarde (Japan)
"The City, The Airport" by Loney Dear (Sweden)
"Fifty Fifty Clown" by Cold Mailman (Norway)
"These Boots Are Made For Walking" by Planet Funk (Italy)

The Rest!
"Holding Pattern" by Mice Girls
"Do It With A Rock Star" by Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra
"Bronx Zoo Hobo" by Curtains For You
"Hatshpsut" by Oh No! Yoko
"Hey Joe" by Liz Green
"Boomerenga" by Guantanamo Baywatch
"Little Cobie Smolders" by Tape and Wire
"It Was A Dark And Stormy Night" by Five Iron Frenzy
"Front End Loader" by Esmerine
"Night" by Ravens & Chimes
"Deadbeat" by Lightning Love

18 May 2012

Playlist Obscura Track List 17th May 2012

Every track played on this week's show, in no particular order:

"Brutha Voodoo Theme" by The Wiggly Tendrils

Stop, Collaborate, Listen
"Dancing In The Dark" by John Legend ft The Roots and Questlove

Then and Now
"Brick" and "Do It Anyway" by Ben Folds Five

Chiptune of the Week
"Energy 99 Percent" by Octabitron

What's in a Name?
"Sorry Again" by Velocity Girl
"Velocity Girl" by Primal Scream

Go The BLEEP To Sleep
"Sleeping Through A Storm" by Blueneck

International Tour of Music
"Euro Neuro" by Rambo Amadeus (Montenegro)
"Jumping" by Daikoku Danji (South Korea)
"Golden Era" by How To Loot Brazil (Germany)
"Until The Last Day" by Gackt (Japan)

The Rest!
"MacArthur Park" by Donna Summer
"What If" by Cara Sebastian and Bastien Keb
"Daddy Works" by Mikal kHill
"Twitter Songs In 140 Characters" by Songs To Wear Pants To
"Lost At Sea" by SkyBurnsRed
"Ice Disco" by Abagail Grey
"Alright" by Public Jones
"Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence" by The Sea Wolf Mutiny
"Yapapipi" by Baby Dee
"Colours" by The Young Liars
"Another Circle of Fifths" by Michael The Blind

11 May 2012

Playlist Obscura Track List 10th May 2012

Every track played on this week's show, in no particular order:

"Brutha Voodoo Theme" by The Wiggly Tendrils

Stop, Collaborate, Listen
"Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win (Major Lazer Remix)" by Beastie Boys featuring Santigold

Then and Now
"Bohemian Like You" and "Sad Vaction" by The Dandy Warhols

Chiptune of the Week
"High Waisted Skirts" by Ro-Bear

What's in a Name?
"Dignity" by Deacon Blue
"Deacon Blues" by Steely Dan

Go The BLEEP To Sleep
"Phaeton" by The Stalactites

International Tour of Music
"Le Bruit des Machines" by Video Love (France)
"How To Find A Party" by Ludovin (Sweden)
"Orange" by GReeeeN (Japan)
"I Gave You Everything" by The Sterns (Ukraine)
"Burn Burn Burn" by Burning Hearts

The Rest!
"DC Comics and Chocolate Milkshake" by Art Brut
"Seaweed Under The Sofa" by Biscuithead And The Biscuit Badgers
"Wish I Was There" by Liam Howard
"All Day Today" by Hospitality
"All The Girls" by Caracol
"Paint By Numbers" by Pandercakes
"The Law is a Heartbreaker" by The Men From... BEYOND!!
"Super Girls and Ghosts" by The Grammar Club
"Once Beyond" by Sunparlour Players
"Like Anything" by Guy Capecelatro III
"It's Scary" by Slam Donahue
"Roman Summer" by Bear Cavalry

4 May 2012

Playlist Obscura Track List 3rd May 2012

Every track played on this week's show, in no particular order:

"Brutha Voodoo Theme" by The Wiggly Tendrils

Stop, Collaborate, Listen
"C'mon" by fun. and Panic! At The Disco

Then and Now
"(I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles" and "Like Comedy" by The Proclaimers

Chiptune of the Week
"Teddy Bear's Revenge" by Rez

What's in a Name?
"The Underdog" by Spoon
"Spoon" by Can

Go The BLEEP To Sleep
"Lullaby" by Psychadelik Pedestrian

International Tour of Music
"So Long" by Taffy (Japan)
"Is It Freedom (Czy to jest wolność)" by RobertRed (Poland)
"Tu Poesia" by Carlos Jeri (Peru)
"Yaa Amponsah" by Ebo Taylor (Ghana)
"Rambling Girls" by After School (South Korea)

The Rest!
"Cough Syrup" by Young The Giant
"I Do" by Colbie Caillat
"Never Say Trevor" by Et Tu Brucé
"Got This Money" by Childish Gambino
"The Marmaid Man and Barnacle Boy" by Milo
"Allergies" by Lovely Eggs
"The Klams Are On Strike" by The Klams
"Dear Moon" by Walter Sickert & The Army Of Broken Toys
"Mind Of Gold" by Joker's Daughter
"The Prime Minister's Daughter" by Library Voices
"Go To Me" by Jordan Klassen
"Doin It, Right" by Cheers Elephant