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All you good good comebacks

This week’s show was an Embrace special devoted entirely to the career of the West Yorkshire band to mark their return in 2014.

With tracks spanning nearly two decades, here’s a full rundown of what we played:

Embrace – Butter Wouldn’t Melt
Embrace – Refugees
Embrace – Higher Sights
Embrace – All You Good Good People (orchestral mix)
Embrace – Save Me
Embrace – Fireworks
Embrace – Free Ride
Talk To Angels – Enemies Closer
Embrace – It’s Gonna Take Time
Embrace – How Come (live)
Embrace – Gravity
Embrace – Come Back To What You Know
Embrace – Follow You Home (instrumental)

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Embrace retrospective delayed

Apologies, but we’ve had to postpone the Embrace special until next week because of technical problems.

The show, featuring tracks from throughout the band’s career dating back almost two decades, will now go out on Thursday 3 April from 8pm to 9m.

Last night we played a repeat of our show highlighting music from the CD box set accompanying the book Bradford’s Noise of the Valleys Volume 2. The tracks played were:

Embrace – All You Good Good People
Old Joe Zydeco – Zydeco Gris Gris
Rootsman – Old Pan Killer
Hardware – What Race Are You?
Primate – Break My Fall
Summum Bonum – Exploding Raindrops
Psycho Surgeons – Panic On
Natural Rhythm – Bluebeat and Ska
The Headmen – Reach The Sky
Chest – Angels
Scarlet Heights – Scarcity Prayer
Sansaar – Bind Us Together

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Embrace the now

Bradford Beat will mark the return of Embrace with a special episode next week looking back at the band’s career.

They release their new album on 28 April and will play at the Academy in Leeds on 14 May as part of their UK tour.

The hour-long show will also feature music by some of the other bands that the lads have been in other than Embrace. Tune in to hear it from 8pm to 9pm on Thursday 27 March on BCB 106.6FM.

This week’s show featured the following tracks:

Lisa Marie Glover – Cottage
The Bohicas – Swarm
Kaiser Chiefs – Coming Home
Wild Beasts – Nature Boy
Junk Dealers – The Chain of Command
The Selecter – On My Radio
Monty Casino – Gorbachev
Supergrass – Richard III
Shed Seven – Going For Gold
St Vincent – Digital Witness
Natural Rhythm – Bluebeat and Ska
The 1975 – Settle Down
Laura Groves – I Am Leaving

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Chocolate and cats

You can listen again to the latest edition of Bradford Beat by clicking here.

Here’s the full list of tracks played:

Billy Bragg – No One Knows Nothing Any More
The Seven inches – Hannah Barbera
Nadine Shah – Aching Bones
Middle Wickets – Test Match Winner
Polyphonic Spree – You Don’t Know Me
Vessels – Come Out Of the Sky And Fight This
Oliver Wilde – Stomach Full of Cats
Embrace – Target
Electric Soft Parade – The Sun Never Set Around Here
Junk Dealers – Religion
Beady Eye – Iz Rite
Threshold Shift – Hang In There
The 1975 – Chocolate

They’re back (soon)

This week’s Bradford Beat took time out to look forward to a couple of hotly-anticipated new albums.

Bradford’s own Embrace are supposedly on the verge of a new record and tour while Arcade Fire have also been teasing their next album.

You can listen again to the whole show by clicking here and this was the full tracklisting:

Fighting Fiction – Enabler
The Seven Inches – the Little Things
Editors – Formaldehyde
Rodina – Mr Lee
Steve Mason – Fire
Embrace – All You Good Good People
Polyphonic Spree – You Don’t Know Me
Fossil Collective – When Frank Became an Orb
Drenge – Face Like A Skull
John Parkes- Lincolnshire
Sentimentalists – The Take Out
Arcade Fire – The Sprawl II (Soulwax remix)

Talk To Angels in session

Don’t miss two exclusive new session tracks by rising Bradford stars Talk To Angels on this week’s Bradford Beat.

Three members of the band – bassist Chris,  guitarist and vocalist Craig and keyboard player Mickey (also the keyboard player for Embrace) – chat about their music and play two stripped-down versions of their songs.

Listen to Bradford Beat from 8pm – 9pm this Thursday (30 September) on BCB 106.6FM.