Digital Music, Radio — December 1, 2012 at 3:42 pm

Stream: Johnny Marr plays ‘Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What What I Want’ on BBC

As he ramps up for the release of his new solo album early next year, Johnny Marr has been appearing on U.K. radio programs, most recently recording a session for Dermot O’Leary’s show on BBC Radio 2 earlier this week that aired today. The 20-minute session featured an interview in addition to performances of “New Town Velocity,” off the upcoming The Messenger, and a take on The Smiths’ classic “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want” — which you can stream right here (via

If you’re in the U.K., you should be able to stream the whole session via the BBC.







  1. This is gorgeous. *sigh*

  2. Notch Johnson

    Love it!

  3. graham stuart

    Lovely, simple lovely. Can’t wait for the
    new Marr

  4. For those outside the UK you can hear Johnny at the site below. Starts at 19:46.

  5. Johnny’s voice is surprisingly plaintive and pleasant. Brilliant.

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