Wise Women [6 Music]

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20180308 (6M)
20180611 (6M)

Wise Woman St Vincent aka Annie Clark plays some of her favourite music.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Alison Goldfrapp Part One20180603 (6M)

Alison Goldfrapp plays two hours of her favourite tracks. First broadcast in 2014.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Alison Goldfrapp Part One20180603 (6M)

Alison Goldfrapp plays two hours of her favourite tracks. First broadcast in 2014.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Alison Goldfrapp Part Two20180604 (6M)

Alison Goldfrapp takes over 6 Music to play two hours of her favourite tracks.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Wise Woman Alison Goldfrapp takes over to play two hours of her favourite tracks for Boxing Day.

This Christmas Three Wise Women take over BBC Radio 6 Music, bearing gifts to delight the listener. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day, St Vincent, Neneh Cherry, and Alison Goldfrapp each curate several hours of programming, including their own two hour show, and a selection of documentaries and live music from the 6 Music Archive, and their favourite First Time With and Iggy Pop Show.

Pioneering creative Alison Goldfrapp is the third of The Three Wise Women on Boxing Day, keeping listeners warm with her own unique musical wisdom. She has been an innovative presence in music for over a decade, touching on trip-hop, stomping electro-glam, and pastoral folk. Her 6 Music Archive selections are The First Time With David Lynch (6-7pm); Iggy Pop's Car Songs themed show (7-9pm); La Chanson de Serge - The Serge Gainsbourg Story; The Morricone Affair - a tribute to the Italian composer Ennio Morricone; a rare Kate Bush interview from 2005, in which she talks about her album Aerial; and for the Live Hour - Air (1998), Leonard Cohen (1969), Stereolab (1991), and Radiohead at Glastonbury (1997). And Alison has also selected Iggy Pop's John Peel Lecture 2014 about free music in a capitalist society, which you can hear from 9pm.

Alison Goldfrapp said, "I'm delighted to have been chosen by BBC 6 Music as one of their 'Wise Women' this Christmas. I've been looking forward to digging through 6 Music's incredible archive of music and documentary content and presenting my personal favourites to the station's listeners, alongside the brilliant Neneh Cherry and St Vincent. It will be a Christmas treat both for myself and hopefully for all of you listening at home.".

Alison Goldfrapp Part Two20180604 (6M)

Alison Goldfrapp takes over 6 Music to play two hours of her favourite tracks.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Wise Woman Alison Goldfrapp takes over to play two hours of her favourite tracks for Boxing Day.

This Christmas Three Wise Women take over BBC Radio 6 Music, bearing gifts to delight the listener. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day, St Vincent, Neneh Cherry, and Alison Goldfrapp each curate several hours of programming, including their own two hour show, and a selection of documentaries and live music from the 6 Music Archive, and their favourite First Time With and Iggy Pop Show.

Pioneering creative Alison Goldfrapp is the third of The Three Wise Women on Boxing Day, keeping listeners warm with her own unique musical wisdom. She has been an innovative presence in music for over a decade, touching on trip-hop, stomping electro-glam, and pastoral folk. Her 6 Music Archive selections are The First Time With David Lynch (6-7pm); Iggy Pop's Car Songs themed show (7-9pm); La Chanson de Serge - The Serge Gainsbourg Story; The Morricone Affair - a tribute to the Italian composer Ennio Morricone; a rare Kate Bush interview from 2005, in which she talks about her album Aerial; and for the Live Hour - Air (1998), Leonard Cohen (1969), Stereolab (1991), and Radiohead at Glastonbury (1997). And Alison has also selected Iggy Pop's John Peel Lecture 2014 about free music in a capitalist society, which you can hear from 9pm.

Alison Goldfrapp said, "I'm delighted to have been chosen by BBC 6 Music as one of their 'Wise Women' this Christmas. I've been looking forward to digging through 6 Music's incredible archive of music and documentary content and presenting my personal favourites to the station's listeners, alongside the brilliant Neneh Cherry and St Vincent. It will be a Christmas treat both for myself and hopefully for all of you listening at home.".

Beth Ditto20171225 (6M)
20180608 (6M)

selects some favourite music. First broadcast at Christmas 2017.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

curates a night of music.

Beth Ditto begins her curated night with an hour of specially selected music featuring Bikini Kill, Nina Hagen, Cat Power and Nina Simone. The former Gossip frontwoman made her name as one of music's most bold and outspoken voices with the disco-punk anthem Standing in The Way of Control, which challenged the Bush-era assault on civil rights and Gay Marriage. She has since legally married her now-wife Kristin Ogata, written an advice column and recently embarked on a solo career releasing her debut solo album Fake Sugar.

Beth Ditto continues her curated night with an hour of specially selected music.

Beth Ditto continues her curated night with an hour of specially selected music featuring Melanie, The Slits, Usher, Loretta Lynn and Fever Ray. The former Gossip frontwoman made her name as one of music's most bold and outspoken voices with the disco-punk anthem Standing in The Way of Control, which challenged the Bush-era assault on civil rights and Gay Marriage. She has since legally married her now-wife Kristin Ogata, written an advice column and recently embarked on a solo career releasing her debut solo album Fake Sugar.

continues her curated night with an hour of specially selected music.

Jodie Whittaker20171224 (6M)
20180608 (6M)

chooses some favourite music on the theme of travel. First broadcast 2017.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Another chance to hear Jodie Whittaker choosing some favourite music on the theme of travel. First broadcast on 24th December 2017.

The new Dr Who - Jodie Whittaker joined 6 Music at Christmas as one of our Wise Women, curating an evening of programming. To kick things off, Jodie selected an hour of music about travel, including some of her favourite tracks from Elbow, First Aid Kit and Foy Vance. Part 2 is tomorrow.

Jodie is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses who was unveiled as the 13th Dr earlier this year after the Men's Wimbledon Final on Sunday 16 July. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring loads of wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in Film, Television and Theatre. Her TV credits include the critically acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

Her other film credits include Venus, Attack The Block, One Day, Black Sea, and most recently Adult Life Skills.

A listener to BBC Radio 6 Music, she personally asked to join Shaun Keaveny for her first broadcast interview after being announced as the new Dr. Jodie said "It feels completely overwhelming; as a feminist, as a woman, as an actor, as a human, as someone who wants to continually push themselves and challenge themselves, and not be boxed in by what you're told you can and can't be. It feels incredible".

Jodie continues her curation of 6 Music with an hour of musical choices.

Jodie Whittaker joins 6 Music as one of our Wise Women to curate an evening of programming and music choices. This hour's playlist is based upon the theme of Film and Storytelling and sees Jodie playing music from Underworld, Bat for Lashes and Karen O and the Kids.

As one of our Wise Women, Jodie is curatring this evening's programming on 6 Music, Jodie is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses who was unveiled as the 13th Dr Who earlier this year after the Men's Wimbledon Final on Sunday 16 July. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring loads of wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in Film, Television and Theatre. Her TV credits include the critically acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

Jodie begins her curated night with an hour of specially selected music.

The brand new Dr Who - Jodie Whittaker joins 6 Music as one of our Wise Women to curate an evening of programming and music choices. To kick things off, Jodie selects an hour of extraordinary music based around the theme of Travel. Jodie guides us through some of her favourite tracks from Elbow, First Aid Kit and Foy Vance.

Jodie is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses who was unveiled as the 13th Dr earlier this year after the Men's Wimbledon Final on Sunday 16 July. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring loads of wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in Film, Television and Theatre. Her TV credits include the critically acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

Her other film credits include Venus, Attack The Block, One Day, Black Sea, and most recently Adult Life Skills, which she Executive Produced.

A listener to BBC Radio 6 Music, she personally asked to join Shaun Keaveny for her first broadcast interview after being announced as the new Dr. Jodie said "It feels completely overwhelming; as a feminist, as a woman, as an actor, as a human, as someone who wants to continually push themselves and challenge themselves, and not be boxed in by what you're told you can and can't be. It feels incredible".

Jodie Whittaker Part 1 (6M)
20180306 (6M)
20180307 (6M)

Jodie Whittaker chooses some favourite music on the theme of travel. First broadcast 2017.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Another chance to hear Jodie Whittaker choosing some favourite music on the theme of travel. First broadcast on 24th December 2017.

The new Dr Who - Jodie Whittaker joined 6 Music at Christmas as one of our Wise Women, curating an evening of programming. To kick things off, Jodie selected an hour of music about travel, including some of her favourite tracks from Elbow, First Aid Kit and Foy Vance. Part 2 is tomorrow.

Jodie is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses who was unveiled as the 13th Dr earlier this year after the Men's Wimbledon Final on Sunday 16 July. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring loads of wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in Film, Television and Theatre. Her TV credits include the critically acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

Her other film credits include Venus, Attack The Block, One Day, Black Sea, and most recently Adult Life Skills.

A listener to BBC Radio 6 Music, she personally asked to join Shaun Keaveny for her first broadcast interview after being announced as the new Dr. Jodie said "It feels completely overwhelming; as a feminist, as a woman, as an actor, as a human, as someone who wants to continually push themselves and challenge themselves, and not be boxed in by what you're told you can and can't be. It feels incredible".

Jodie Whittaker Part 2 (6M)
20180307 (6M)

Jodie Whittaker chooses some favourite music on the theme of travel. First broadcast 2017.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Another chance to hear Jodie Whittaker choosing some favourite music on the theme of travel. First broadcast on 24th December 2017.

The new Dr Who - Jodie Whittaker joined 6 Music at Christmas as one of our Wise Women, curating an evening of programming. To kick things off, Jodie selected an hour of music about travel, including some of her favourite tracks from Elbow, First Aid Kit and Foy Vance.

Jodie is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses who was unveiled as the 13th Dr earlier this year after the Men's Wimbledon Final on Sunday 16 July. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring loads of wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in Film, Television and Theatre. Her TV credits include the critically acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

Her other film credits include Venus, Attack The Block, One Day, Black Sea, and most recently Adult Life Skills.

A listener to BBC Radio 6 Music, she personally asked to join Shaun Keaveny for her first broadcast interview after being announced as the new Dr. Jodie said "It feels completely overwhelming; as a feminist, as a woman, as an actor, as a human, as someone who wants to continually push themselves and challenge themselves, and not be boxed in by what you're told you can and can't be. It feels incredible".

Natasha Khan20180530 (6M)
20161224 (6M)

Another chance to hear Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, presenting her choice of music.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Natasha Khan20180531 (6M)
20161224 (6M)

Another chance to hear Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, presenting her choice of music.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Neneh Cherry: Part One20180601 (6M)

Neneh Cherry presents her own choice of music. First broadcast in 2016.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Neneh Cherry: Part Two20180602 (6M)

Neneh Cherry, presents her choice of music. First broadcast at Christmas 2016.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Neneh Cherry: Part Two20180602 (6M)

Neneh Cherry, presents her choice of music. First broadcast at Christmas 2016.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Sharon Horgan20171226 (6M)
20180609 (6M)

playing some of her favourite songs. First broadcast at Christmas 2017.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Catastrophe star and writer of Motherland, Sharon Horgan, chooses her favourite music.

Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan chooses her 2017 highlights and plays her favourite tunes.

St Vincent Part 1 (6M)
20180308 (6M)
20180611 (6M)

Wise Woman St Vincent aka Annie Clark plays some of her favourite music.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Wise Woman St Vincent plays some of her favourite tunes. First broadcast in 2014.

Wise Woman St Vincent aka Annie Clark plays some of her favourite tunes. First broadcast in 2014.

She said, "I've had the pleasure to be picked as one of the Wise Women, to play some of my favourite tracks and perhaps introduce 6 Music's listeners to some music they don't know but might love, and then some things they probably do know and hopefully also love. I'm really excited to get started.".

St Vincent Part 220180309 (6M)

Wise Woman St Vincent plays some of her favourite tunes. First broadcast in 2014.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Wise Woman St Vincent aka Annie Clark plays some of her favourite tunes. First broadcast in 2014.

She said, "I've had the pleasure to be picked as one of the Wise Women, to play some of my favourite tracks and perhaps introduce 6 Music's listeners to some music they don't know but might love, and then some things they probably do know and hopefully also love. I'm really excited to get started.".

6MAlison Goldfrapp20141226

Wise Woman Alison Goldfrapp takes over to play two hours of her favourite tracks for Boxing Day.

This Christmas Three Wise Women take over BBC Radio 6 Music, bearing gifts to delight the listener. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day, St Vincent, Neneh Cherry, and Alison Goldfrapp each curate several hours of programming, including their own two hour show, and a selection of documentaries and live music from the 6 Music Archive, and their favourite First Time With and Iggy Pop Show.

Pioneering creative Alison Goldfrapp is the third of The Three Wise Women on Boxing Day, keeping listeners warm with her own unique musical wisdom. She has been an innovative presence in music for over a decade, touching on trip-hop, stomping electro-glam, and pastoral folk. Her 6 Music Archive selections are The First Time With David Lynch (6-7pm); Iggy Pop's Car Songs themed show (7-9pm); La Chanson de Serge - The Serge Gainsbourg Story; The Morricone Affair - a tribute to the Italian composer Ennio Morricone; a rare Kate Bush interview from 2005, in which she talks about her album Aerial; and for the Live Hour - Air (1998), Leonard Cohen (1969), Stereolab (1991), and Radiohead at Glastonbury (1997). And Alison has also selected Iggy Pop's John Peel Lecture 2014 about free music in a capitalist society, which you can hear from 9pm.

Alison Goldfrapp said, "I'm delighted to have been chosen by BBC 6 Music as one of their 'Wise Women' this Christmas. I've been looking forward to digging through 6 Music's incredible archive of music and documentary content and presenting my personal favourites to the station's listeners, alongside the brilliant Neneh Cherry and St Vincent. It will be a Christmas treat both for myself and hopefully for all of you listening at home.".

6MAnnie Nightingale20161226

Annie continues her curated evening with another hour of specially selected music, including Zomboy, The Zombies and Prince.

Annie begins her curated night with an hour of specially selected music, including London Grammar and Missy Elliot.

6MLaura Marling2016122520161226 (6M)
20180609 (6M)
20180610 (6M)

continues her curated night with an hour of specially selected music.

Laura Marling continues her curated night with an hour of specially selected music.

Part 2 of a special programme presented by Laura Marling. first broadcast in 2014.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

Another chance to hear Laura Marling playing some of her favourite music.

Wise Woman Laura Marling picks live music from Stevie Wonder, Kurt Vile and David Bowie.

6MLaura Marling Curates A Night Of Music20161225

British musician Laura Marling begins her curated night with an hour of specially selected music featuring Leonard Cohen, Anderson Paak, The Lemon Twigs and Chilly Gonzales.

6MLaurie Anderson2015122520180605 (6M)

shares some of her favourite songs themed around fear and loss.

She is an American experimental musician, composer, performance artist, film-maker and inventor, who was married to Lou Reed. She is well-known for her innovative use of technology and was NASA's first artist-in-residence. Her two-hour show features music by artists including Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse, Dinah Washington, Jimmy Cliff, Beck and Lou Reed. Her curated programme choices are Lou Reed's New York Shuffle, which runs the gamut from jazz to contemporary indie to vintage rock. Originally broadcast from Lou's home, the world-renowned, avant-garde innovator co-hosted the show with music producer Hal Willner, who collaborated with Lou on the film Berlin. Laurie also picks Bob Dylan's Big Freeze, presented by Bob Harris it tells the story of Dylan's first visit to the UK during the freezing winter of 1962 - 1963; she follows this with archive music sessions from Tracy Chapman, Lou Reed and Amy Winehouse.

Laurie Anderson said: "It's wonderful to be a Wise Woman of 6 Music this Christmas. I'm going to share with my listeners some of my all-time favourite songs from some of the queens of music including Nina Simone and Anne Peebles. The songs I'll be playing are about people who are looking for things, and also about their fears. Some of the songs are about consolation, and some are about freedom and a lot of them are about problems and what to do about them.".

Laurie Anderson shares some of her favourite songs themed around fear and loss.

shares songs themed around fear and loss. First broadcast in 2015.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

6MLive Music Hour20161227

Live music chosen by Wise Woman Annie Nightingale.

6MNatasha Khan2016122420180530 (6M)
20180531 (6M)

aka three-time Mercury-nominated artist Bat For Lashes curates a seasonal and sensational night of radio on 6 Music. Let your Christmas Eve be guided by her soft but wild sensibilities. In this programme, Khan returns to spin some of her favourite slow-jam-sexy-Christmas-party-songs. Have a glass of something bubbly and get your dancing shoes on for Mariah Carey, Solange Knowles, Sheryl Crow, and Michael Jackson.

Bat For Lashes' fourth and most recent album 'The Bride' was released in July. Natasha Khan is a serial musical explorer, trying out diverse alter-egos, cover versions and concept albums for size. She is also a great collaborator, working with the likes of Toy, Yeasayer, Jon Hopkins, and Beck.

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aka three-time Mercury-nominated artist Bat For Lashes curates a seasonal and sensational night of radio on 6 Music. Let your Christmas Eve be guided by her soft but wild sensibilities. In this first programme, Khan collects some of her favourite wintry tunes (including music from Nick Cave, Kate Bush, and Low), and receives a fireside folk-story from Dr Martin Shaw, a mythologist and author of the award-winning, Branch from a Lightning Tree.

Natasha Khan aka three-time Mercury-nominated artist Bat For Lashes curates a seasonal and sensational night of radio on 6 Music. Let your Christmas Eve be guided by her soft but wild sensibilities. In this first programme, Khan collects some of her favourite wintry tunes (including music from Nick Cave, Kate Bush, and Low), and receives a fireside folk-story from Dr Martin Shaw, a mythologist and author of the award-winning, Branch from a Lightning Tree.

Another chance to hear Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, presenting her choice of music.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

6MNeneh Cherry20141225

unwraps the 6 Music archive to share her superlative music taste with listeners on Christmas Day.

This Christmas Three Wise Women take over BBC Radio 6 Music, bearing gifts to delight the listener. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day, St Vincent, Neneh Cherry, and Alison Goldfrapp each curate several hours of programming, including presenting their own two hour show, and selecting documentaries and live music from the 6 Music Archive, and their favourite Iggy Pop Show and First Time With from across the year.

Neneh Cherry burst onto the scene with her performance of Buffalo Stance whilst pregnant on Top of the Pops in 1988. She was instrumental in incubating the sound system culture and the trip-hop sound, and this year she released her fourth, critically acclaimed, solo album following a 16 years hiatus - a return which was been hailed as one of the most creative chapters in an already fascinating career. Digging into the BBC 6 Music archive, she has chosen The First Time with Quentin Tarantino (6-7pm); Iggy Pop's Desire themed show (7-9pm); Looking For The Perfect Beat, about the birth of hip hop; Way Out West - The Bristol Underground Story; and live music archive from The Slits, and more.

Neneh Cherry said, "I'm honoured and touched, and in fact quite amazed, to be one of 6 Music's Wise Women this Christmas. I don't know about the wise bit, but nonetheless it's happening and I find myself in the best female company of the genius beauties St Vincent and Alison Goldfrapp. The BBC has a vast library of music and documentaries, so to have access to this world is a dream come true, or maybe the best Christmas present ever - a journey through the left field, new school, old school, now, and the future.".

Neneh Cherry unwraps the 6 Music archive to share her superlative music taste with listeners on Christmas Day.

6MPeaches2015122720180607 (6M)

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing gifts to delight the listener, concluding with Canadian electro musician Peaches.

Three wise women bear gifts to delight the listener, concluding with Peaches.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

selects some of her favourite songs. First broadcast at Christmas 2015.

6MRecommendation: Roundtable With Mick Jagger20161226

Annie shares a fascinating episode of Round Table from 1980 featuring herself and Mick Jagger reviewing the weeks new releases, including The Specials, The Tourists, Madness and Kate Bush.

There's a lot of very amusing banter between the guests and host Adrian Love, with the conversation dipping into The Stones and their relationship with new music and Jagger's acting career.

6MRoisin Murphy2015122620180606 (6M)

Mercury-nominee Roisin Murphy curates a night of her favourite music, documentaries and BBC sessions. As well as offerings from artists as diverse as Astrid Gilberto and Cameo, she picks sessions by John Cage, James Blake, Joni Mitchell and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Two places that are close to her heart a feature in the Sounds Of A City shows she's chosen (Manchester and Sheffield), while Kim Gorden's turn sitting in for Iggy Pop is also on her festive menu.

R\u00f3is\u00edn Murphy plays some of her favourite music. First broadcast Christmas 2015.

Three wise women take over BBC 6 Music, bearing Christmas gifts to delight the listener.

6MSt Vincent20141224

This Christmas Three Wise Women take over BBC Radio 6 Music, bearing gifts to delight the listener. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, St Vincent, Neneh Cherry and Alison Goldfrapp will each curate five hours of programming, including presenting a two hour show and looking through the 6 Music Archive to select their favourite First Time With and Iggy Pop shows from across the year and also choosing the Album of the Day.

Annie Clark, aka art-rock supremo St Vincent, is the first of the three Wise Woman of 6 Music and has produced one of the albums of 2014 with her fifth self-titled studio album. With a fiercely unique sound and being a full-on music obsessive, she'll be demonstrating her eclectic palate in her two hour show, from Nine Inch Nails to John Coltrane, Cate Le Bon to Peggy Lee and archive selections from Fela Kuti, Nirvana, Kate Bush, and an Album of the Day from one of hip hop's finest beat makers, musical innovators and production geniuses J Dilla.

St Vincent said, "I've had the pleasure to be picked as one of the Wise Women, to play some of my favourite tracks and perhaps introduce 6 Music's listeners to some music they don't know but might love, and then some things they probably do know and hopefully also love. I'm really excited to get started."

Listeners will get the opportunity to find out what goes on in the Clark family household over the festive period as well as hearing Annie's favourite track of 2014 and wise gift track, and later on The First Time with David Byrne and Iggy Pop's Preachers and Seers show.

Wise Woman St Vincent aka Annie Clark plays some of her favourite tunes. First broadcast in 2014.

She said, "I've had the pleasure to be picked as one of the Wise Women, to play some of my favourite tracks and perhaps introduce 6 Music's listeners to some music they don't know but might love, and then some things they probably do know and hopefully also love. I'm really excited to get started.".