May 1, 2016
by Stefan Meeuws
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‘Wonderful Life’ cover to be released on compilation CD

Turin Brakes cover of Wonderful Life by Black, recorded on Dermot O’Leary’s BBC Radio 2 show, got an airing (22 minutes) earlier this week to celebrate the upcoming release of BBC Radio 2’s Sounds of the 80s, Vol. 2. Much like the Saturday Sessions CDs … Continue reading

Video: Turin Brakes play for Dermot O’Leary (Comic Relief)

March 14, 2015 by Stefan Meeuws | 0 comments

Check out Turin Brakes playing three songs for Dermot O’Leary’s 24 hours dance marathon for Comic Relief. The band turned up in the middle of the night to help Dermot dance to the tunes of The Sea Change, Underdog (Save Meand Painkiller. Check them out above!

Thanks to David for sending the video (and for anyone who offered to record it!) It’s much appreciated for all of us outside of the UK :).

October 26, 2014
by Stefan Meeuws
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Listen again to Turin Brakes’ lullabies

Earlier this year, Turin Brakes recorded three lullabies for BBC Radio 2’s Dermot O’Leary show. Because they have since disappeared from the internet, I’ve edited them out of the show and uploaded them on Soundcloud. There’s two classics and one … Continue reading

August 17, 2014
by Stefan Meeuws
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Turin Brakes make original lullaby for Dermot O’Leary show

Yesterday – finally – saw the airing of the final of three lullabies recorded by the band for the Dermot O’Leary show. The third is an original composition by the band called Every Cell. NICE! You can listen to it on … Continue reading

July 24, 2014
by Stefan Meeuws
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Turin Twinkle Little Star (2nd BBC Radio 2 lullaby)

Last Saturday, Dermot O’Leary played Fishing For A Dream followed by the second of Turin Brakes’ exclusive trilogy of lullabies on his BBC Radio 2 show (I’m still hoping they might be released on a little EP on iTunes or something?). It only … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
by Stefan Meeuws
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Turin Brakes record lullabies for BBC Dermot O’Leary show

Turin Brakes have recorded a series of lullaby for Dermot O’Leary’s BBC Radio 2 show. Last Saturday, the first song “to help the nation’s toddlers go to sleep.” Tune in here at 2 hours and 52 minutes to first here Red … Continue reading

March 27, 2014
by Stefan Meeuws
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Dermot O’Leary’s session album no. 1 in iTunes chart

Good news, Dermot O’Leary’s Saturday Sessions (2014) is currently no. 1 in the iTunes charts! The album features sessions recorded in Dermot O’Leary’s BBC Radio 2 show. Turin Brakes played their iconic Chim Chim Cher-ee cover on the show, and it’s … Continue reading

February 12, 2014
by Stefan Meeuws
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Turin Brakes included in new Dermot O’Leary Saturday Sessions compilation

Though the tracklist hasn’t been finalised, we’re happy to report that Turin Brakes will appear on the new Saturday Sessions compilation from BBC Radio 2’s Dermot O’Leary show. Dermot O’Leary confirmed on Twitter to @EtherSite that Turin Brakes will be … Continue reading

October 31, 2013
by Stefan Meeuws
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Upcoming radio appearances for Turin Brakes

Turin Brakes will be on the following radio shows soon: Today: BBC Gloucester – Claire Carter – 2.30 PM (listen here) Friday: BBC Bristol – Laura Rawlings – 2 PM (listen here) Saturday: BBC Radio 2 – Dermot O’Leary – … Continue reading