The Head Honchos at BCB entrusted us with the task of seeing in the New Year, and somehow we managed not to break anything (although Betty Bird did inadvertently knock the needle from Emma Bob 3′s Nadine Shah record when playing with her Hello Kitty Christmas gifts). We played a lot of good music between 11pm and 1pm and you can pretend it’s midnight all over again by listening to part one and part two via BCB’s nifty podcast thingy. (A parental advisory warning – there are a few sweary bits post midnight). And we did the typical end of year round up thingy by chucking in a few 2013 favourites as well as tips for 2014.
A HUGE thank you to everyone who sent in requests and suggestions!
This is what we played:
1. Prince – 1999
2. David Bowie – Boys Keep Swinging
3. Future of the Left – Johnny Borrell Afterlife
4. Cowtown – Ghost Wave
5. Foals – Impaler
6. Courtney Barnett – Lance Jnr
7. Nadine Shah – Dreary Town
8. Daft Punk – Get Lucky
9. Jeffery Lewis and the Rain – WWPRD
10. Tera Melos – Weird Circles
11. Marnie Stern – Year of the Glad
12. Stereolab – French Disko
13. Beastie Boys – Sabotage
14. Electric 6 – Gay Bar
15. Shirley Bassey – Spinning Wheel
16. Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
17. McClusky – Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues
18. Fuck Buttons – Year of the Dog
19. Olivia Newton John & ELO – Xanadu
20. Hot Chip – Ready for the Floor
21. Notsensibles – I’m in Love With Margaret Thatcher
22. Los Nortes Americanos – Something
23. Suuns – 2020
24. Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five – White Lines
25. The Knife – Full of Fire
Thank you LOADS if you’ve tuned into Buffet in 2013. We’re back on Sunday 26th January at 7pm. Big hugs to you all and have an ace 2014!
If you tuned in – big thanks! If not, and you feel you can endure yet more Christmas music (but not the supermarket variety) you can listen here. It was rather like a real Christmas family gathering, as my sister, Emma from The Bet Lynch Mob, joined me in the studio and I told her off a lot. And where else would you hear Wonder Women save Santa with a Tiara? Who needs TV soaps!
This here is what we played!
1. Geoff Love & His Orchestra – Sleigh Ride
2. Shonen Knife – Space Christmas
3. Gruff Rhys – Post Apocalypse Christmas
4. Yo La Tengo – It’s Christmas Time
5. Future of the Left – The Real Meaning of Christmas
6. Spinal Tap – Christmas With the Devil (scratch mix)
7. Wonder Woman in the Prisoner of Christmas Island (part 1)
8. 50 Sniffs – Credit Card Christmas
9. The Knife – Christmas Reindeer
10. Bert Kaempfert – Santa Claus is Coming to Town
11. Wonder Woman in The Prisoner of Christmas Island (part 2)
12. Sufjan Stevens – Hey Guys! It’s Christmas Time!
13. The Kinks – Father Christmas
If you have nothing better to do on New Year’s Eve we’ve been handed the reigns by BCB to see in 2014 – a frightening prospect! Join us for chaos, f-bombs and lots of good music! 11pm-1am 31st December. We’ll be Tweeting as we go from @buffetdisco