|6M||De La Soul: 3 Feet High And Rising||20120321|
Lammo kicks off the second series of Classic Albums of the Day by talking to De La Soul about their seminal 1989 album 3 Feet High and Rising. De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2 AKA Trugoy and Dave talk about their influences from The Clash to Steely Dan and how they left school to take the album on tour after selling 100,000 copies in just 6 months.
Lammo kicks off the new series of Classic Album of the Day by talking to De La Soul.
|6M||Gary Numan Iv: Tubeway Army's Replicas||20120328|
Steve interviews Gary Numan as 6 Music play Tubeway Army's 1979 LP Replicas in full as our Classic Album of the Day.
Steve interviews Gary Numan as Tubeway Army's Replicas is the Classic Album of the Day.
|6M||The Clash: London Calling||20120418|
Lammo wraps up the second series of Classic Albums of the Day by talking to The Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon about the making of their seminal Punk album London Calling. Recalling the political climate in 1979, dropping their equipment into the Thames and how the albums success was built on Joe Strummer's "Three R's" Writing, Recording and Rehearsing.
The Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon talk about the making of London Calling.
|6M||The Verve: Urban Hymns||20120411|
Steve is joined by Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft as he assesses the legacy of the band's 1997 reunion LP Urban Hymns, which is our Classic Album of the Day. The Verve's 3rd LP remains one of the top 20 best selling British albums of all time and walked away with the Brit for Best Album and a nomination for the Mercury Prize. It also spawned the mammoth singles, Bitter Sweet Symphony, Sonnet, The Drugs Don't Work and Lucky Man.
Steve talks to Richard Ashcroft about The Verve's 1997 LP Urban Hymns.