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All Time is Now • Episode #025 - Best Tracks of 2011 with Nigel Grainge

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Nigel's playlist from Side B of Episode #025,
Jan 1st 2012
the first day of the new year...

Guest Curator: Nigel Grainge

Special Guest for the full hour is A&R legend, Nigel Grainge. British born Nigel's long career includes his early days at Phonogram in 1970's where his first signing was Thin Lizzy. He went on to sign (among others), 10cc, Steve Miller Band, Eddy Grant, etc. In 1977 formed Ensign Records and signed, Boomtown Rats, Flash n The Pan, Waterboys, World Party, and Sinéad O'Conner. In this episode Nigel brings his favorite tracks from 2011. Sadly, we lost Nigel in 2017, he is greatly missed. Enjoy these stories and songs.

For more info... LA Times obituary

1. I WALKED ALONE by Yacht
The BEST of 2011: From Portland, Oregon. This tracks appears on the Long Player, Shangri-La and remixes appear on the I Walked Alone EP.
The BEST of 2011: From Scotland. The Fratelli's front man's solo Long Player, Psycho Jukebox.
3. SANTA FE by Beirut
The BEST of 2011: The band from Santa Fe, New Mexico. From their Long Player, The Rip Tide.
3. ALWAYS by Blind Pilot
The BEST of 2011: Another band from Portland Oregon. From their  Long Player, We Are The Tide.

4. FLOW (Street mix) by DubFX ft. Mr. Woodnote & Flower Fairy
The BEST of 2011: The Australian bloke singing on the streets of Bristol, England. A true Independent artist. Pause the show audio and watch how this amazing performance unfolds live. For more info...

5. TRACKTOR by Wretch 32 ft. L
The BEST of 2011: Out of Tottenham in England. A Top 5 hit in the UK in January. From his second Long Player, Black and White.

6. YOU (Jimmy Edgar remix) by Creep ft. Nina Sky
The BEST of 2011: The duo from Brooklyn, NY. 
7. STRANGE FRUIT (from Sons of Anarchy) by Katey Sagal with The Forest Rangers and Blake Mills
The BEST of 2011: The classic Billie Holiday track remodeled by Katey Sagal appeared in an episode of the TV show, "Sons of Anarchy".
8. VIDEO GAMES by Lana Del Rey
The BEST of 2011: The "It" Girl of the year. From her Extended Play, Video Games EP. Brand new LP to come in 2012.
9. SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW by Gotye ft. Kimbra
The BEST of 2011: Great duet from out of Australia. From their Long Player, Making Mirrors.
The BEST of 2011: Another Australian band. From their Long Player, I Want That You Are Always Happy.
11. STREET by Jamie Woon
The BEST of 2011: Singer from the UK. From his debut Long Player, Mirrorwriting.
The BEST of 2011: The debut, Hot New Trash EP.
13. SOMETHING GOOD CAN WORK (RAC remix) by Two Door Cinema Club
The BEST of 2011: New band from Northern Ireland. From their Long Player, Tourist History.

For more songs 'n stories...
Check out HOUR I with Nigel Grainge...

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