PJ Harvey became the first artist to be awarded two Mercury Prizes when her Let England Shake album was honored during ceremonies last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
PJ Harvey was interviewed and performed three songs from her Mercury Prize-nominated album Let England Shake on Absolute Radio recently. The session and interview can now be heard on demand on Absolute Radio’s Web site.
The Vaccines are continuing the promotional push for their debut album, What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?, by performing live sessions for UK music radio.
John Lydon discussed his new limited-edition book and his passion for the Arsenal soccer team in recent appearances on UK radio.
Roger Daltrey recently stopped by the studios of Absolute Radio where he was interviewed by DJ Dave Gorman. Daltrey was there to discuss the upcoming concerts that will benefit the UK charity Teenage Cancer Trust.
One of the recent stops on the promotion tour for Robert Plant’s Band of Joy album was the London studios of Absolute Radio, where Plant gave an interesting and sometimes quite funny interview to DJ Geoff Lloyd.
Katie Melua and William Orbit, who produced Melua’s latest album, which is titled The House, did an excellent two-song live acoustic session for Absolute Radio last month.
The Manic Street Preachers have been promoting their latest album, Postcards From A Young Man, by playing live sessions on XFM London, Absolute Radio, and BBC Radio 2.
The Web site of the UK radio station Absolute Radio is currently featuring several very interesting podcasts marking the 25th anniversary of the Live Aid concerts.
Absolute Radio will broadcast a documentary about the 25th anniversary of Live Aid next week. The documentary will be aired in two parts. The first will be broadcast on Monday, July 12th at 10 p.m. BST (5 p.m. Eastern) and part two can be heard the following night at the same time.