No Top Of The Pops. No NME or Smash Hits covers. What do bands dream of now?


Manage episode 323981530 series 2997014
By Word In Your Ear, Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, and Alex Gold. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In which we salute the charismatic Taylor Hawkins – and the magnetic appeal of brothers in arms (Taylor & Dave, Pete and Carl, Bruce and Clarence, John and Paul) - invent some rock and roll retirement homes (Itchycoo Park, Barrytown, In The Land Of Grey And Pink), stage an album sleeve style-off and wonder if ‘80s hair will ever make a comeback. Other things mentioned in despatches include Cruising With Ruben & the Jets, the Wailing Wailers, Broadcast News, Working Girl and whether Strawberry Switchblade and Pete Wylie have their Smash Hits covers on their living room walls.

Steve Lamacq’s Drumming Masterclass with Taylor Hawkins:

Tickets for Word In The Park in London on Saturday June 18th here:

Subscribe to Word In Your Ear on Patreon and receive every future Word Podcast before the rest of the world - and with full visuals!:

Get bonus content on Patreon

See for privacy and opt-out information.

509 episodes