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UKNY For March 1

Lianne La Havas (photo courtesy of Toast Press, PR)

Lianne La Havas (photo courtesy of Toast Press, PR)


Lianne La Havas hasn't released an album since 2015's Blood, but she's back at last with a new single and some gigs too, including a show at London's intimate Moth Club on March 4. On UKNY at 11 tonight, that just-released song as well as music from soulful Rochdale newcomer Morgan Harper-Jones, Sydney's Gordi with a song of remembrance, and the Nigel Godrich-Joey Waronker-Laura Bettinson trio Ultraísta, on the brink of releasing their second album, Sister, following an eight-year hiatus.

Also, folks headed to New York City's New Colossus Festival this month, like Yorkshire's The Orielles and Tim Burgess of the Charlatans, who'll release his next solo album, I Love the New Sky, on May 22.

UKNY airs Sunday nights from 11 p.m.-midnight on 90.7, also streaming online and available on demand in the Weekend Archives for two weeks after broadcast.

Songs played:

1. Ultraísta, “Tin King,” Sister
2. Tim Burgess, “Empathy for the Devil,” I Love the New Sky
3. Weird Milk, “Is That Love,” single
4. Lianne La Havas, “Bittersweet,” single
5. Metronomy, “The Light,” Metronomy Forever
6. (São Paolo, BR and London) Laima, “Disco Pregnancy [Tonal + Rhythmical],” (radio edit) Home
7. (Canowindra-Sydney, AU) Gordi, “Sandwiches,” single
8. Morgan Harper-Jones, “Breathe,” single
9. Porridge Radio, “Lilac,” Every Bad
10. Anna Calvi feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg, “Eden,” Hunted
11. The Orielles, “Space Samba (Disco Volador Theme),” Disco Volador
12. Underworld, “Schiphol Test,” DRIFT Series 1