2013-05-24 - Mary Anne Hobbs - Weekend Breakfast Show, BBC 6 Music

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Mary Anne enters the headspace of a Saturday morning though some extraordinary tunes and wild literary enlightenment with Tracey Thorn and Cory Doctorow.

In 2012 Tracey Thorn, singer and founder of Everything But The Girl, released her autobiography 'Bedsit Disco Queen'. In her 3 Minute Epiphany Tracey answers the question: "How Do You Go About Writing Your Memoirs?"

Cory Doctorow, science-fiction author (The Rapture of The Nerds, Little Brother and Homeland) blogger and advocate of copyright liberalisation answers the question: "Why Should Books Be Free?" in 180 seconds.

Expect a unique breakfast blend of tunes from the likes of Bob Marley, Flying Lotus, Dorothy Southern, David Bowie and some of the newest music that's landed in Mary Anne's digital expedition this week.


  1. Byrds - I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better [Columbia]
  2. Depeche Mode - Soothe My Soul [Columbia]
  3. Mount Kimbie - Break Well [Cold Spring Fault Less Youth, Warp]
  4. Teenage Fanclub - Sparky's Dream [Creation]
  5. James Blake - Overgrown [Atlas]
  6. Stetsasonic - Talkin' All That Jazz [Tommy Boy]
  7. Gorillaz - On Melancholy Hill [Plastic Beach, Parlophone]
  8. Daft Punk - Get Lucky [Columbia]
  9. The Stranglers - No More Heroes
  10. The Doors - L.A Woman [Elektra]
  11. Kelis - Jerk Ribs [Federal Prism]
  12. Mary Anne's Sunriser: Boards Of Canada - Reach For The Dead [Warp]
  13. The White Stripes - Icky Thump [Cd Single, Xl]
  14. David Bowie - The Next Day [RCA]
  15. Devo - Whip It
  16. The Flaming Lips - Race For The Prize [Live From Maida Vale 23/05/13]
  17. Camera Obscura - Do It Again [4 A.D.]
  18. Common - Faithful [Be, Geffen]
  19. The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There [Stax]
  20. Beady Eye - Second Bite Of The Apple [Columbia]
  21. Bat For Lashes - Daniel [Cd Single, Parlophone]
  22. Liars - I Saw You From The Lifeboat
  23. The Fall - Sir William Wray [Cherry Red]
  24. Air - Kelly, Watch The Stars! [Source]
  25. Animal Collective - My Girls [CD Single, Domino]
  26. Alt-J - Fitzpleasure [Infectious]
  27. Everything But The Girl - Wrong

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