BBC Radio 6: Tom Robinson / Stephen Street Co-hosts (February 7, 2021)

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Songs played / tweeted about:

The Universal

Sandie Shaw
Please Help The Cause Against Loneliness

David Bowie

My Wet Face

Kaiser Chiefs
Love's Not A Competition (But I'm Winning)

Black Uhuru
Black Uhuru Anthem - UK Remix

New Order
Turn (Stephen Street Edit)

Lost Art Of Murder

The Durutti Column
Pol in B

You Got Me

Shock Headed Peters
I, Bloodbrother Be


10,000 Maniacs
Every Day Is Like Sunday

Marvin Gaye
What's Going On

The Cranberries
Daffodil Lament

Tell Me Ten Words

The Psychedelic Furs
Until She Comes

Graham Coxon
Freakin' Out

Shorley Wall

The Pretenders
The Buzz

The Webb Brothers
Summer People

Like Water


Alain Whyte YT: "Sunny Day" (remote version - February 5, 2021)

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Spike T. Smith YT: "Morrissey and band introducing ourselves in Las Vegas" (December 17, 2020)

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Boz, Morrissey, Cathal Smyth photo posted by Lyn Boorer / Facebook

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(Cathal Smyth)

Now the subject of a Central post:

The Telegraph: "Stephen Street on falling out with Morrissey, the Britpop wars and getting Pete Doherty to behave" (December 15, 2020)

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Reproduced in full as it's a gated article.

"The veteran British record producer has dealt with some of British music’s most notorious characters. How did he make their albums?

Stephen Street must have the patience of a saint. Over the last 35 years, he has become the go-to producer for some of music’s most demanding, damaged and downright difficult stars, coaxing career-defining albums from The Smiths, Blur, The Cranberries and Pete Doherty. He has never headlined Wembley or been stopped in the street by fans, but you almost certainly own one of his records.

“I don’t take any nonsense,” he says, speaking (via Zoom) from a home office piled high with CDs and cassettes. “We’re in the studio to do a job. It’s the artist’s money we’re spending and we have to deliver as good a record as possible.”

Straight-talking and considered, the 60-year old Londoner owes his career to this same sensible streak. He turned to music production in the early 1980s after realising that his...

Stephen Street on Morrissey (Mojo 327, February 2021)

Spike T. Smith YT: "Spike T. Smith with Morrissey - Band Photo Shoot" (December 3, 2020)

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Spike seldom reminisces about his time in the band on social media - so interesting for that fact alone.


Tim's Twitter Listening Party - "Strangeways, Here We Come" with Stephen Street (Sep. 28, 2020)

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