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UKNY for November 28

Sunset over Sussex fields (photo by Tim Bigger for Pixabay)

Sunset over Sussex fields (photo by Tim Bigger for Pixabay)

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Songs about the sun in its many guises on tonight's "UKNY" at 11 p.m. — as the days grow shorter, sunshine is a precious commodity. The holiday season is underway — Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, began earlier this evening — but this festive season is a tough one for many of us missing loved ones or faced with challenges.

So seeking nothing but the sun — setting, rising, and eclipsed —  on "UKNY" via songs by Lou Hayter, Elbow, Teenage Fanclub, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Greentea Peng, Saint Etienne and many others from Britain and beyond.

All on "UKNY," Sundays 11 p.m.-noon, on 90.7, streaming online and available in the Weekend Archives after broadcast.

Songs played:
1. Lou Hayter, “Private Sunshine,” Private Sunshine
2. Sault, “Son Shine,” Untitled (Rise)
3. Teenage Fanclub, “The Sun Won’t Shine on Me,” Endless Arcade
4. Elbow, “After the Eclipse,” Flying Dream 1
5. (Copenhagen, DK-Berlin, DE) Efterklang, “Beautiful Eclipse,” Windflowers
6. Jane Weaver, “Sunset Dreams,” Flock
7. The Holy Family, “Inward Turning Suns,” The Holy Family
8. Saint Etienne, “London Like a Distant Sun,” Dive EP
9. Toothless, “The Sun’s Midlife Crisis,” The Pace of the Passing
10. (Calabar, NG-London, UK) Obongjayar, “Still Sun,” Which Way is Forward?
11. Greentea Peng, “Mr. Sun (miss da sun),” Rising EP
12. (Philadelphia, US-Sackville, CA) Beverly Glenn-Copeland, “Sunset Village (Blood Orange remix),” Keyboard Fantasies Reimagined