This week, presenter Dan Hall welcomes back a Santa sack of guests, each with an exclusive musical treat for listeners. The singing festive elves are: Ty McKinnie (ep 2), Aruan Duval (ep 3), Paul Andrews (ep 9), The IZM (ep 10), Vincent DiGeronimo (ep 11), Matthew Presidente (ep 22), TIN (ep 25), Tommy Atkins (ep 31), Venn Smyth (ep 32), Mr Slade (ep 35) plus special guests London performers Derek and Orla presenting their Christmas single.
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Feeling lonely at Christmas? It’s nothing to be ashamed of. Links that might help: https://www.verywellmind.com/how-to-cope-when-you-are-alone-at-christmas-3024301 (Very Well Mind), https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/the-challenge-of-christmas/ (Campaign to End Loneliness), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJK9Vv9f9T4 (Mind) and https://www.redonline.co.uk/red-women/blogs/g25583455/feeling-lonely-christmas-how-to-help/ (Red Online).
Spotify links for guests: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7HVyXlLQIqjf3lJWZIVF3E?si=39tkMoybQKSQQcdcexKO0g (Ty McKinnie), https://open.spotify.com/artist/6uJvv7JQmnDJqRBS5JVTq9?si=9np8vBtXRxegeZz53g9TUw (Aruan Duval), https://open.spotify.com/artist/2o6QzQ3bJDOKI0EnpDYzNK?si=RBWklYENS_-xTWI7FWpa6Q (Paul Andrews), https://open.spotify.com/artist/1tzmAlOsyCtLTmG0EsoK87?si=m5F4iAS2QTugTFO7gwIYSw (The IZM), https://open.spotify.com/artist/0Og1pxwWXWHil67hvXTX5J?si=eFAmcDPMTDGpsa-GhWQRfQ (Vincent DiGeronimo), https://open.spotify.com/artist/4ahZVKtqkJw9KA5j3JOmSN?si=hqZFqyy5SButOgV1qhgxUA (Matthew Presidente,) https://open.spotify.com/artist/2hn7scWH7kk9GKBk16ALiw?si=gD6BL37yTbyIdAfUh5pJlg (TIN), https://open.spotify.com/artist/3oJxd0R3hdsN9XJrTJrHPu?si=DpjAI_s0QveZ1CdeUqy4aw (Tommy Atkins), https://open.spotify.com/artist/7MVN873BWXp8uv51LdKfM1?si=EJRGlssdSlKdrLfCqsbR7g (Venn Smyth), https://open.spotify.com/artist/2TqQ9VJggVOUwAGXYt19QL?si=2U7V0MI3QhWjX2dK5M_zYQ (Mr Slade) and https://open.spotify.com/artist/1qDstFDOetm7rKWUeyqzHn?si=SkZurph7THWyxKpQ5Uj4iQ (Derek and Orla).
More Queer artists with Christmas cheer! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qlpnt-6HQZo (Steve Grand), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qd2pwo2QImE (Kevin Yee), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FFY-I7r1OA (Tom Goss).
KoQ favourite Christmas advert this year, for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDLumk_rQQwandt=16s (Posten Norway). So nice to see that us gays are allowed to be over 30!
This is the final episode of Season 1, with a new series beginning on 1 March 2022 with a two-part special featuring British rapper, QBoy (https://open.spotify.com/artist/3O2hoSIQ1irZqay1C1buOI?si=UZOgpp9rRhafhLvwcVFjzQ (Spotify)).
Dan Hall is a TV, film and audio producer whose credits include the podcast series ‘Been There Done That with Susan Osman’, ‘Cher and the Loneliest Elephant’ and ‘Freddie Mercury: The Final Act’.