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Elastica
Elastica were an English alternative rock band that played punk rock, post punk and new wave-influenced music. They were best known for their 1995 album Elastica, which produced singles that charted in the United Kingdom and the United States. (Read more at Wikipedia)

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Festive Fifty Entries

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Sessions

1. Recorded: 1993-08-12. First broadcast: 18 September 1993. Repeated 11 December 1993.

  • Annie / Spastica / Rock And Roll / Line-up / Vaseline

2. Recorded: 1994-06-14. First broadcast: 09 July 1994. Repeated 04 March 1995.

  • Never Here / Four Wheeling / Hold Me Now / Ba Ba Ba

3. Recorded: 1994-12-06. First broadcast: 17 December 1994. Repeated 15 December 1995.

  • All For Gloria / I Wanna Be A King Of Orient Aah / Father Christmas / Blue

4. Recorded 1999-09-22. First broadcast 09 November 1999. Repeated 02 March 2000.

  • Mad Dog / Kb / Da Da Da / Generator / Your Arse My Place

Other Shows Played

1993
1994
1995
  • 13 January 1995: (JP starts to play the wrong Elastica track, and vows to play the right one in a minute)
  • 13 January 1995: Car Wash (EP-Waking Up) Deceptive (JP: 'One of the many things I like about Elastica is that they don't overstay their welcome.')
  • 13 January 1995: Brighton Rock (EP-Waking Up) Deceptive
  • 14 January 1995: Gloria (7 inch - Waking Up) Deceptive
  • 27 January 1995: Waking Up (single) Deceptive
  • 28 January 1995: Car Wash (EP – Waking Up) Deceptive
  • 17 February 1995: (JP plays three tracks each from new LPs by the Fall and Elastica, the latter of which he considers to be the best debut release in many years.) Smile (CD-Elastica) Deceptive (JP: 'I almost find myself wishing I didn't like the LP, because Elastica have been getting so much press, and all of it so enthusiastic, that, you know, kind of your spirit rebels against it.')
  • 17 February 1995: Indian Song (CD - Elastica) Deceptive
  • 17 February 1995: All-Nighter (CD - Elastica) Deceptive
  • 18 February 1995: Annie (CD - Elastica) Deceptive
  • 24 February 1995: All-Nighter (CD - Elastica) Deceptive (John compares the Elastica track favourably to 'Teenage Kicks', and threatens to play it twice in the same night: it would appear from the track listing that he did.)
  • 24 February 1995: Blue (CD - Elastica) Deceptive
  • 24 February 1995: All-Nighter (CD - Elastica) Deceptive
  • 25 February 1995: All-Nighter (CD - Elastica) Deceptive
(JP: 'Four tracks from what must be one of the most impressive debut LPs of the past few years. In fact, one of them is coming along now.)
1996
1997
  • 30 April 1997: In The City (Various Artists CD - Music From The Gregg Araki Movie: Nowhere) Mercury
  • 01 October 1997: Annie (Peel 30 years at BBC special)
  • 10 December 1997: Bar Bar Bar Bar (CD: Deceptive Fifty) Deceptive
1999
2000
2001
2002

2004

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