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The JOE ELLIOTT Show 22nd February 2020 Playlist/Transcript

Joe Elliott 2019. By dltourhistory

Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott hosted another edition of his weekly radio show last night on Planet Rock.

This week's show included songs by The Darkness, Muse and Def Leppard.

Joe premiered a live song from the upcoming Hysteria Tour 2018 DVD by playing Excitable at the end of the show.

The full playlist is shown below and a full transcript.

The show is available until next Saturday using the On Demand feature. It is also repeated on Tuesdays at 9pm.

The Joe Elliott Show - 22nd February 2020 Playlist

  • 01 - The Who - All This Music Will Fade
  • 02 - The Darkness - Rock And Roll Deserves To Die
  • 03 - Wayward Sons - Little White Lies
  • 04 - Jeff Lynne's ELO - From Out Of Nowhere
  • 05 - Down 'n' Outz - Walking To Babylon
  • 06 - Attic Theory - My Own Design
  • 07 - Muse - Panic Station
  • 08 - Slash - One Last Thrill
  • 09 - Andy Taylor - Love Or Liberation
  • 10 - Black Star Riders - Tonight The Moonlight
  • 11 - Foo Fighters - Learn To Fly
  • 12 - Def Leppard - Excitable (Live London 2018)

Show Intro

"So remember last week I said something along the lines of I really I love my job. Well after yesterday's rock awards I think I love my job even more. Because what a fantastic result it was yesterday. Def Leppard winning two. The Down 'n' Outz winning one. Ahh couldn't feel much better if I was twins to be quite honest."

"I am the singular Joe Elliott. This is the wonderful Planet Rock. Tonight we're gonna be celebrating. Everybody was a winner, if they were nominated as far as I'm concerned everybody is a winner. Be humble when you win. Be gracious when you lose. I was in some exalted company, we all were. Listening to who got nominated and who won."

"Gonna play some great music starting off with one of the classiest bands to ever come out of the UK. This is The Who."

The Who

"From what is only their second album of brand new material since 1982, but what an album it is. It is just called Who. It is The Who and the song All Music Must Fade. Personally Peter I don't think it will. I think this music will last and last and last. Having said that The Darkness may beg to differ."

The Darkness

"And before that The Darkness from an album called Easter Is Cancelled. I noticed Wyatt yesterday mentioned that they've been nominated maybe 8 times and they've yet to win an award. Well I'll say this much they've definitely won our hearts because going back as far as 2002, when The Darkness opened for Def Leppard on the X tour of Britain, they were fantastic. And I know they split up for a little while, but since they got back together they've just gone from strength to strength. I love that band and the video for the song that I just played is to die for. You have to go and see it. It is called Rock And Roll Deserves To Die."

Wayward Sons

"Couple of bands there that were both nominated for the Best British Album along with the likes of the Down 'n' Outz, Phil Campbell, ELO, Jeff Lynne's ELO of course, The Who, Magnum, Status Quo and The Wildhearts. But that is the Wayward Sons from their album The Truth Ain't What It Used To Be which is a fantastic album. And did throw up a lovely bit of conflict of interest because the drummer Phil Martini was also on the Down 'n' Outz album. So he was up against himself if you like. Great song there from the boys. The song is Little White Lies."

Jeff Lynne's ELO

"Well since I just mentioned Jeff Lynne's ELO in that fantastic list of nominations for Best British Album, I think we should listen to them don't you."

"And before that we heard another nominee Jeff Lynne's ELO. An album called From Out Of Nowhere that literally came from out of nowhere. It was released maybe two days I think after it was announced that it even existed. We just heard the title track."

Down 'n' Outz

"On behalf of Paul, Griff, Keith, Phil and Share and yours truly from the bottom of my heart thank you for everybody that voted the Down 'n' Outz album This Is How We Roll the Best British Album. Yes it was as much of a surprise for me as it was for many people listening no doubt. I was absolutely blown away, couldn't thank you enough fantastic. So obviously I had to play a track from it. That is a song called Walking To Babylon."

"You are tuned to the wonderful Planet Rock. I'm Joe Elliott. It is time for a little break. And when we come back, brand new music from a brand new band."

Attic Theory

"And before that we heard a band that were born in Liverpool out of the ashes of three other bands. They are called Attic Theory and they won Best New Band. Congratulations guys. Brilliant bit of work called My Own Design."


"They were nominated in two categories. Namely Best British Band and Best Live Band. They are Muse from the album the 2nd Law that is Panic Station."


"Right from a brand new band to a worldwide solo artist that's been round the block a few times. Featuring Myles Kennedy this is Slash."

"And before that featuring the wonderful vocals of Mr. Myles Kennedy we heard Slash from the album Apocalyptic Love with One Last Thrill."

Andy Taylor

"Great to see that song get nominated for Best British single. That is Andy Taylor once of Duran Duran featuring Gary Stringer from Reef on lead vocals. And co-written by Mr. Ricky Warwick of course once of The Almighty. These days front man for Black Star Riders and occasionally Thin Lizzy. The song is Love Or Liberation."

Black Star Riders

"And talking of Ricky Warwick and the Black Star Riders."

"And before that the Black Star Riders who were up for the Best International Album award. The album is Another State Of Grace. the song we heard Tonight The Moonlight."

Foo Fighters

"They won in the category Best International Band which came as absolutely no surprise to me whatsoever. They are the phenomenal Foo Fighters. From the album There Is Nothing Left To Lose. the song Learn To Fly."

Show Outro

"And that my friends on what has been my summary of The Rocks 2020 awards is about it for this week. Obviously I couldn't play everything from everybody that was nominated. We just don't have enough time. Hopefully there was a little bit of something for everybody."

"There was one band however yesterday that won both categories that they were nominated for. But as I said at the top of the show. Gracious in defeat, humble in victory. But it's OK to feel just a little bit excitable. And I shall leave it at that. Until next week see ya!."

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