28 episodes

Colin Murray gathers together four music obsessives to debate and argue their favourite tracks.

Blood on the Tracks BBC

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 18 Ratings

Colin Murray gathers together four music obsessives to debate and argue their favourite tracks.

    Blood on the Tracks Live in Hammersmith Part 2

    Blood on the Tracks Live in Hammersmith Part 2

    Colin Murray hosts Blood on the Tracks in front of a live audience in Hammersmith with comedians Russell Kane & Al Murray, musician Chelcee Grimes and journalist Martin Bashir picking some of their favourite tracks.
    Topics include favourite Christmas song, best lyric and greatest side 2 track 1, and the guests choices include music from Fleetwood Mac, the Killers, Billie Eilish & Dua Lipa.
    Featuring the Belfast Ukulele Jam and a special guest appearance by Elvis!
    Contains strong language

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Blood on the Tracks Live in Hammersmith Part 1

    Blood on the Tracks Live in Hammersmith Part 1

    Colin Murray hosts Blood on the Tracks in front of a live audience in Hammersmith with comedians Russell Kane & Al Murray, musician Chelcee Grimes and journalist Martin Bashir picking some of their favourite tracks.

    Topics include favourite Christmas song, best lyric and greatest side 2 track 1, and the guests choices include music from Fleetwood Mac, the Killers, Billie Eilish & Dua Lipa.
    Featuring the Belfast Ukulele Jam and a special guest appearance by Elvis!

    Contains strong language

    • 39 min
    Nadia Rose, Tony Blackburn, Gideon Coe and Kojo Anim

    Nadia Rose, Tony Blackburn, Gideon Coe and Kojo Anim

    6 Music presenter Gideon Coe, Legendary DJ Tony Blackburn, Grime artist Nadia Rose and comic Kojo Anim join Colin Murray to pick the track they first heard as a child yet still love to this day, second albums better than the first and best artists from Croydon. Features music from Amy Winehouse, Marshmello, The Drifters, Stormzy, Kendrick Lamar and Bruce Springsteen.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Vanessa Feltz, Scott Mills, Josh Widdicombe, Poet

    Vanessa Feltz, Scott Mills, Josh Widdicombe, Poet

    Colin Murray welcomes Presenter Vanessa Feltz, DJ Scott Mills, Comic Josh Widdicombe and YouTuber Poet to Blood on the Tracks. Topics include a morning feelgood song, best songs about alcohol and we discover what CDs are in Vanessa’s car! This show features music from Abba, Miley Cyrus, Drake, New Order and Oasis.

    Presenter: Colin Murray
    Producer: Simon Crosse
    A Shooting Shark Production for BBC Sounds

    • 1 hr 13 min
    PP Arnold, Bob Harris, Jamal Edwards, Mike Bubbins

    PP Arnold, Bob Harris, Jamal Edwards, Mike Bubbins

    Singing legend PP Arnold, creator and SBTV founder Jamal Edwards, DJ Bob Harris, comic actor and BOTT favourite Mike Bubbins join Colin Murray to pick more favourite tracks. The show features songs by Bruce Springsteen, Wiley, Bob Marley and Sweet Female Attitude, as the four guests consider topics including songs they loved from the very first listen and tell stories of times they’ve met music royalty. The four also pick a Sunshine Playlist with the help of the Blood on the Tracks listeners.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Justin Hawkins, Jake Wood, Arielle Free, Melody Kane

    Justin Hawkins, Jake Wood, Arielle Free, Melody Kane

    Darkness Frontman Justin Hawkins, EastEnder and Strictly Star Jake Wood, Presenter Arielle Free and DJ Melody Kane join host Colin Murray to talk about their music collections. Topics include: a song for your funeral, a song that everyone loves but you hate, and the quartet compile a five track ‘dirty dancing’ playlist with the help of the Blood on the Tracks listeners. Features music from Abba, Miguel, Led Zeppelin and James Brown.

    Presenter: Colin Murray
    Producer: Simon Crosse

    A Shooting Shark Production for BBC Sounds

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

jthanley ,

Download issues...

Being a regular listener to Colin’s other pods (Fighting Talk & At Home), I immediately subscribed to this series too. Unfortunately, none of the early episodes seem to download. UHG!! Here’s hoping the problem gets resolved, as I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the two I could listen to. Great concept... great execution....

May 30, 2019- managed to download last week’s show and really enjoyed it. Sadly, this week’s episode once again won’t load. Only about half a dozen of the shows have ever been available. A real pity, as the ones I’ve heard have been amazing.

June 15, 2019- still no joy on the downloads, so I’ve taken the show off my auto feed. Pity, but hopefully it’ll get sorted somewhere down the road...

December 20, 2019- YESSSSSSS! The download is now working. And my rating went from ⭐️ to ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ just like that. Brilliant content and amazing banter. Thank you, BBC, for sorting it out.

royn85 ,

Gem of show!

All the rare treats of peoples music collection coming out in a fun an informal way. Would love a playlist to be made!

Katledoodle ,

Good programme!

The episodes I have heard have been great. The others seem to be permanently “temporarily unavailable”. Would like to hear them though!

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