SHOWTALK.BIZ PODCAST - PAUL CARRACK IN CONVERSATION

July 02 2019


James Watt chats with Paul Carrack about his life in music.



THE PC PODCASTS

1. PLACES I REMEMBER

September 04 2018


Paul Carrack is joined in his home studio by journalist and broadcaster Paul Sexton for a new series of podcast conversations leading up to the release of the much-anticipated new album 'These Days'. In programme one of four, he talks about some of the key places in his life and times, remembering a trip down the mine in his home town of Sheffield; formative gigs with an early band in Germany; and early days with Ace in London and Los Angeles, including playing football with Rod Stewart.




2. POP & SOUL HEROES


In the second in Paul's podcast series leading up to his new album 'These Days', he talks to journalist-broadcaster Paul Sexton about the songs and artists who inspired him as a young, would-be musician. He remembers early heroes such as the Everly Brothers and the Shadows, R&B giants like Sam & Dave who touched his soul, and gig-going days in Sheffield watching the dynamic Geno Washington. Plus memories of the future superstar who used to walk down Paul's street.

Listen to the accompanying Spotify playlist below.




3. A LIFE ON THE ROAD


For our third podcast, Paul recalls memorable gigs, from his first-ever performance at school to playing stadiums when Ace supported Yes. We hear why Squeeze got bombarded with toothbrushes, what it's like being in Eric Clapton's band and how Paul's looking forward to his 2019 tour.




4. THESE DAYS


The last in Paul's series of podcast conversations with journalist-broadcaster Paul Sexton marks the release of his brand new album 'These Days'. They discuss the making of the record, the contributions of drummer Steve Gadd, guitarist Robbie McIntosh and lyricist Chris Difford and the creation of highlights like 'In The Cold Light Of Day' and the title track.



RÓISÍN MEETS... (THE IRISH TIMES PODCAST)

POP'S BEST KEPT SECRET - PAUL CARRACK

October 06 2017


Paul Carrack is one of pop’s best kept secrets. Not everyone knows that the Sheffield-born musician’s incredible 40-year career has included working with legendary artists including Elton John, Eric Clapton, Squeeze, Roxy Music, the Eagles, Diana Ross, The Smiths and Nick Lowe. He came into studio, armed with his guitar, to chat to Róisín Ingle ahead of his show at The Olympia in Dublin on October 18th 2017. He spoke about the different artists he has worked with, the bands he has been in and why he’s glad he was never mega-famous, but he wouldn’t have minded being filthy rich at the same time.