Tommo’s Mood Music – February 2021

Mark is doing a monthly music show with many guests choosing a favourite song. It’s free but he would like donations to the Samaritans and/or the Trussell Trust if possible please. Links are below for each guest

February 2021 – Songs that were sung to you

Aamer Anwar

Aamer Anwar is a Scottish-based lawyer of Pakistani background, former Rector of the University of Glasgow (2017–2020).

Oliver James Lomax

Oliver James Lomax is a poet from Bolton. He published his first collection 18 Poems in 2017.

Gráinne Maguire

Gráinne Maguire is an award winning stand up comedian and comedy writer.

She has appeared on Dave’s UnSpun with Matt Forde, Comedy Central’s Alternative Comedy Experience, RTE’s Cutting Edge and can be heard on Radio 4’s The Now Show, More Money Than Sense, An Idiot’s Guide, Breaking The News and Radio 2’s What If?

Mark Constantine

Mark Constantine is a British entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and CEO of Lush, described as “one of the world’s biggest cosmetics firms”.

Jay Rayner

Jay Rayner is an award-winning writer, journalist and broadcaster. He was born in London in 1966 and has written extensively across the British and international media as both feature writer and columnist on everything from crime and politics, to the arts and fashion. He now writes for the Observer, where he is a feature writer and has been the restaurant critic for the last 20 years.

Karine Polwart

BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer Of The Year 2018, Karine Polwart is a multi-award winning Scottish songwriter and musician, as well as theatre-maker, storyteller, spoken-word performer and author. Her songs combine folk influences and myth with themes as diverse as Donald Trump’s corporate megalomania, Charles Darwin’s family life and the complexities of modern parenthood. She sings traditional songs too and writes to commission for film, theatre, animation and thematic collaborative projects. Karine is seven-times winner at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, including three times for Best Original Song.

Wrap-up from Mark