Showing posts with label Absolute Radio. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Absolute Radio. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

LISTEN: Absolute Radio: Russ Williams with Mick Fleetwood @FleetwoodMac

Mick Fleetwood
On Absolute Radio

Episode summary
Fresh from Fleetwood Mac?s triumphant return, Russ Williams sits down with Mick Fleetwood to discuss how one of the world?s most dysfunctional bands functions, as well as talking about their reunions with Christine McVie and Peter Green and if they can stay reunited for one last album.

Recorded: 13 October 2013
Duration: 15 minutes 48 seconds.

Listen on-line or download the podcast

Saturday, October 05, 2013

LISTEN: Absolute Radio Icons with Stevie Nicks - 1 Hour of Solo and Mac Tracks

On Monday, September 23rd Stevie joined the UK's Absolute Radio Icons Week by hosting a takeover show playing a selection of solo and Fleetwood Mac tracks speaking about each track and telling stories afterwards. 

Tracks played: Edge of Seventeen, Rhiannon, Dreams, Gypsy, Gold Dust Woman, Seven Wonders and Moonlight.

Dave Stewart was also an Absolute Radio Icon a few days following Stevie.  He played a selection of Eurythmics tracks, his new single Every Single Night plus at about the 33:00 minute mark "Sara" from Fleetwood Mac is played and Dave talks about meeting up with Stevie in London along with Mick Fleetwood and Christine Mcvie during the Premiere of In Your Dreams and talks about the film.  Also talks about first meeting Stevie about 30 years ago around the time Tom Petty's Don't Come Around Here was being recorded.

Here's Dave's radio hour:

Thursday, October 03, 2013

co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, Mick Fleetwood wants to make at least one more album before they "shut up shop"

Fleetwood Mac co-founder hopes for one final album
The drummer and co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, Mick Fleetwood, has said he wants to make at least one more album before they "shut up shop".

In an interview with Absolute Radio, Fleetwood said: “I don’t know whether it is five years or seven years or it could be eighteen months. I hope that whenever that happens that it is done gracefully".

The band have been going for almost 50 years and recently toured Britain before embarking upon a series of European dates.

Listen to the full interview on Absolute Radio’s Sunday Night Music Club on 13th October from 10pm or at

Monday, September 16, 2013

Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart agree to host special shows on Absolute Radio + WIN Fleetwood Mac Tix

Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart will both be part of Absolute Radio's fifth birthday celebrations after agreeing to host special shows.

The two will present an edition each of Absolute Radio Icons, a brand new mini series launching on September 23 and going out at 11pm from Monday to Thursday that week in which a different star will host each night. Fleetwood Mac star Nicks will kick off the series next Monday (September 23), while Arctic Monkeys will present next Tuesday (24), Kings Of Leon on the Wednesday (25) and Dave Stewart on the Thursday (26).

In the cases of the Nicks and Stewart episodes, the programmes will also go out on their respective nights at 8pm on Absolute's Absolute Classic Rock digital station. Nicks will talk about her new documentary In Your Dreams made with Stewart, her work with Fleetwood Mac, including their current world tour, and her solo work. Stewart's show will include him discussing his new album Lucky Numbers, which is due out in October, and him writing Ghost the Musical plus his work on Nicks' film.

Other specials taking place to mark five years since Virgin Radio became Absolute Radio include Primal Scream playing the Hard Rock Cafe this coming Thursday (September 19) and a broadcast at 9pm next Sunday (September 22) of Kings Of Leon playing at The NIA in Birmingham. This was recorded exclusively just after the station's launch in 2008.

Music Week

Win Fleetwood Mac tickets
In anticipation of the upcoming Absolute Radio Icons show with Stevie Nicks, Absolute Radio is giving away tickets to the highly anticipated return of the unstoppable Fleetwood Mac. John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks are back in the UK for a run of live shows and you could win a pair to the sold out show at Manchester Arena on Tuesday, 1st October.

More details at Absolute Radio

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Absolute Radio Icons: ONE HOUR with Stevie Nicks Monday, Sept 23rd on @absoluteradio @Absoluteclassic

Absolute Radio Icons: Stevie Nicks

Rock legend Stevie Nicks is to present the next in the Absolute Radio Icons series. She'll talk about her legendary career in Fleetwood Mac, her new documentary, along with talking about about her Icons and playing some iconic tracks. This will appear on Absolute Radio and Absolute Classic Rock.

Event details
When: 11.00pm on Monday, 23 September 2013
Until: 11.59pm on Monday, 23 September 2013
Where: on Absolute Radio

Absolute Radio Icons: Dave Stewart Takes Over The Show Thursday Sept 26th #StevieNicks

Absolute Radio Icons: Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart will host a takeover show as part of the series of Absolute Radio Icons, and will talk about his new album Lucky Numbers, writing the music for Ghost the Musical and his experiences working with Steve Nicks on their new documentary.

Event details
When: 11.00pm on Thursday, 26 September 2013
Until: 11.59pm on Thursday, 26 September 2013
Where: on Absolute Radio

Check out his new single "Every Single Night" on iTunes