Midnight In A Perfect World: Saint Etienne

Midnight In A Perfect World
11/16/2017
Alex Ruder

Influential British trio and longtime KEXP favorites Saint Etienne released a wonderful cover of Neil Young's song "Only Love Can Break Your Heart" as their breakout debut single nearly 30 years ago, and they're still going strong today. With each new release, they continue to find ways to tweak and perfect their sophisticated blend of contemporary dance-pop with psych-pop, glam-rock, and disco nostalgia. Earlier this year they released their 9th studio album, Home Counties, to continued critical acclaim. Their exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a playful and groovy set that keeps things fun and kinetic throughout while breezing through some throwback gems, new remixes of old favorites, and a few contemporary dancefloor burners.

ArtistSong
Midnight in a Perfect WorldIntro
Richard Rossa & Acid HamamSun Moon Soul
KraftwerkTrans-Europe Express
John FordeStardance (Alkalino Rework)
Confidence ManBubblegum (Andrew Weatherall Mix)
Diana RossBoy U Turn Me (LNTG Edit)
Bourbon & MaxxMystery Man
The TrammpsCan We Come Together (Joey Negro Philly Dub Excursion)
Saint EtienneDive (Greg Wilson & Derek Kaye Remix)
SlickSpace Bass
Jacques BonIsland

Midnight in a Perfect World, KEXP's weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airs Fridays at midnight. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Midnight in a perfect world is made possible with support from New Belgium Brewing.

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