Tune in to BBC Radio 2 tonight to hear Gavin talk about Jacques Brel in Marc Almond’s three part documentary ‘Behind the Brel: The Story of a Musical Genius‘ in which Almond delivers a personal exploration of the life and works of the Belgian singer. Other contributors include Rod McKuen, who made If You Go…

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Gavin Friday, Neil Hannon, Marc Almond and Beirut’s Zach Condon talk to Graeme Thomson of The Guardian on the legendary Belgian singer Jacques Brel: Jacques the lad Cruel, cynical, at times impossible to understand, Jacques Brel has inspired everyone from Bowie to Westlife. Graeme Thomson talks to today’s singer-songwriters about their hero The Guardian, Friday…

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Gavin’s version of ‘Next’ (originally available on the album ‘Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves’) appears on the Cd ‘Next’ (Barclay/Universal), a tribute to Jacques Brel, scheduled for release in France and the U.K. on March 15. Other artists on this compilation include David Bowie, Marc Almond, Nina Simone and Scott Walker. Tracklisting: 01…

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