TTBA Album of the Month : Pink – Hurts 2B Human

TTBA Album of the Month :  Pink – Hurts 2B Human

Hurts 2B Human is the eighth studio album by American singer Pink which was released in the spring of 2019 on RCA Records. The CD album features guest artists Wrabel, Khalid and Cash Cash as well as Chris Stapleton.

Hurts 2B Human received generally positive reviews from contemporary music critics.

Hurts 2B Human debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 with 115,000 CD album-equivalent units sold, of which 95,000 were pure CD album sales. It is Pink’s third consecutive US number-one album. In its second week, the album dropped to number six on the chart, earning an additional 36,000 album-equivalent units that week.

In the United Kingdom, Hurts 2B Human debuted at number one on the UK Album Chart, outselling its closest competitor. It became her third chart-topping album there.

Ian Arbuckle will feature tracks from the Hurts 2B Human album on his Turn The Beat Around programme on Revival on Wednesday evening from 8.00pm and Saturday afternoon at 3.00pm.

Gospel Blues Train global special

Gospel Blues Train global special

This Friday, 31 May, from 8.00pm, The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman will be a truly global affair.

Stopping off at as many different countries as possible, this week’s show will feature gospel blues music from acts originating from Finland, Norway, Italy, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, USA, Canada, Ghana, Holland and Austria to show that blues and gospel is an international language shared by many nations.

In addition, all four corners of the United Kingdom will make an appearance with Scottish trio the Simon Kennedy Band, England-based, Jamaica-born soul singer Ruby Turner, Welsh outfit the Tim Crahart Blues Band and Northern Irish troubadour Brian Houston all flying their respective home flags.

The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman ‘Around the World’ special, Friday 31 May at 8.00-9.00pm; Saturday 1 June at 7.00-8.00pm and Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 10.00pm plus Catch Up anytime. Tune in on 93FM in the Glasgow area and 100.8 in Cumbernauld area plus DAB+ digital radio in Glasgow.

Singer Ruby Turner guests on Gospel Blues Train

Singer Ruby Turner guests on Gospel Blues Train

On Friday 29 March from 8pm, The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman features an exclusive interview with Jamaica-born, UK-based soul singer Ruby Turner. 

In an expansive career that dates back to the 1980s, she has had a string of acclaimed solo releases and has collaborated with the likes of Bryan Ferry, Mick Jagger, Steve Winwood and many others whilst her partnership with Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra has seen her become a mainstay in live venues around the world. 

Lins caught up with Ruby over the phone as she was travelling to a live performance to find out more about her long and varied career.

The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman, Friday 29 March at 8.00-9.00pm; Saturday 30 March 7.00-8.00pm and Tuesday 2 April at 10.00-11.00pm plus Catch Up anytime.

The Music Box with George Martin special

The Music Box with George Martin special

The Music Box with George Martin on 100.8 Revival FM will include a special feature with American rockers Light 45 on Saturday 9 February at 9.00-11.00am, repeated on Sunday 10 February at 2.00-4.00pm.

Light45 is an original rock/worship band based in Rochester, Minnesota, USA and consist of Justin (vocals, guitar) and Mark (bass) the founding members, who perform with a host of talented musicians.

They have been featured by The Christian Rock 20, appeared on syndicated shows such as The Z-Rock Radio Revolution, and Whip of Cords. They performed live on KTTC news (100,000 viewership). They have played with such powerhouse bands as Disciple, Seventh Day Slumber, Unspoken, KJ-52, Bread of Stone, Spoken, and are frequent headliners for to many shows and festivals to count.

Light45 has a unique view on writing music. They believe the song should write itself, and their responsibility is to help shape how it sounds best, regardless of style. This is why their songs range from hard rock, to pop rock, to worship, to reggae.

The Music Box with George Martin, Saturday 9 February at 9.00am, repeated Sunday 10 February at 2.00pm plus Catch Up anytime.