You Got Drive

This week's guest is Suldrew, perennial guest on a great many BFF.fm shows over the years — Burrito Justice, Long Lunchbreak, and more. Tonight he makes his debut here, playing songs that bring out our feelings behind the wheel. 

Meanwhile, we'll be celebrating The Beta Band's self-titled debut as it marks 20 years. It's an album that the band described as definitely the worst record we’ve ever made and it’s probably one of the worst records that’ll come out this year.” An assessment with which I …disagree. We'll be going into bat for this troubled, maligned, odd and yet forever endearing and compelling record.

Playlist

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  1. Helicopter (Live) by Bloc Party on Silent Alarm Live (Self Released) $ Buy
  2. Jekyll by The Futureheads on Jekyll (Nul Records) $ Buy
  3. Break
  4. Brokenupanddingdong by THe Beta Band on The Beta Band (Regal) $ Buy
  5. There Goes the Fear by Doves on The Last Broadcast (Heavenly) $ Buy
  6. Trailerpark by Blur on 13 (Parlophone) $ Buy
  7. Break
  8. Drive by The Cars on Heartbeat City (Elektra/Asylum) $ Buy
  9. Ready to Start by Arcade Fire on The Suburbs (Sony) $ Buy
  10. Synchronicity I by The Police on Synchronicity (A&M) $ Buy
  11. Dance O'er the Border by The Beta Band on The Beta Band (Regal) $ Buy
  12. Where It's At by Beck on Odelay (Interscope) $ Buy
  13. Only Waiting by The Aliens on Astronomy for Dogs (Parlophone) $ Buy
  14. Break
  15. Whatever Happened to My Rock 'n' Roll by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club on B.M.R.C. (Virgin Records) $ Buy
  16. Runnin' Down A Dream by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers on Damn the Torpedos (Geffen) $ Buy
  17. Sister Christian by Night Ranger on Midnight Madness (MCA) $ Buy
  18. Break
  19. The Hard One by The Beta Band on The Beta Band (Regal) $ Buy
  20. Time to Get Up by King Biscuit Time on No Style (Parlophone) $ Buy
  21. Break
  22. Spell by Hot Chip on A Bath Full of Ecstasy (Domino) $ Buy