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Conor Behan: Monday 12th Sept Playlist

Conor Behan: Monday 12th Sept Playlist

Missed a song name? Get it here. PLUS some fun music reads!


Here’s a full list of all the songs featured on the show on Monday.

As you may have noticed I like to share articles and music news while I’m on air, I’ve included some of those pieces below if you need some music reads and gossip.


Hour 1

Warpaint – New Song

Lady Gaga – Perfect Ilusion

All Tvvins – Book

Lapsley – Operator (DJ Koze Edit)

Phantogram – Cruel World

Dua Lipa – Blow Your Mind

Cadenza – People

Slaves – Spit It Out

John Legend – Start

Skott – Wolf

Allie X – All the Rage

Wallis Bird – Control

Carly Rae Jepsen – Cry

Jax Jones – House Work


Hour 2

Kate Tempest – Don’t Fall In

Rusangano Family – Soul Food

M.I.A. – Freedun feat. Zayn

Cakes Da Killa – Talkin’ Greezy

Mac Miller – My Favourite Part feat. Ariana Grande

Royskopp feat. Susanne Sundfor – Never Ever

AlunaGeorge – Mean What I Mean (Todd Edwards Remix)

James Hersey – Miss You

Crystal Figthers – All Night

Pumarosa – Honey

Twin Atlantic – The Chaser

Sean Paul – Crick Neck

KDA – Just Say


Music reads / news

M.I.A. has the chats


M.IA.’s new album AIM came out at the weekend. It’s such a great listen and as I mentioned on air she’s doing some great interviews in relation to the album. Her chat with Fader and with Pitchfork are both well worth a look.

Rusangano Family hit the Fringe

Jaw-droppingly great Irish hip-hop act Rusangano Family are doing a one-off show at this year’s Tiger Dublin Fringe Fest. Info on that show, as mentioned on air, is here

2 Perfect Pop Videos

I played Allie X’s pop banger All The Rage on the show. The video is a lo-fi but genius camp-y fashion moment featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Violet Chachki. Check it out below:

Speaking of pop videos, I raved about Dua Lipa’s just arrived clip for Blow Your Mind and it’s a must watch. It’s every cool girl fashion spread ever brought to life. Amazing. Have a gawk:

Will U.S. Radio Go (Lady) Gaga?

Lady Gaga’s Perfect Illusion is getting an interesting response after it’s debut late last week. As discussed on air this Billboard piece on how US radio may take to it is fascinating.

Wallis on Tour

Played you a stellar new tune from Wallis Bird tonight. Control is on her album Home which is out 30th of September. She’s touring all over Europe with shows in Ireland in January of next year. You can get her full list of dates here

Enjoy the tunes and the music-related reads! I’ll do my best to keep you updated on things we mention on the show here.

Thanks for listening and see you weeknights from 8pm on 2FM!