Culture with Robert Bound

Who has the best Christmas album of 2016?

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12 December 2016

Episode 270

26 minutes

Music journalist Laura Snapes, DJ and broadcaster Baylen Leonard, and chief rock and pop critic for ‘The Times’, Will Hodgkinson, join Robert Bound in the studio to rate this year’s Christmas albums. Plus: singer-songwriter Marika Hackman tells us about the making of her festive EP ‘Wonderland’.

12 December 2016

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Chapter 1

Writing 'Wonderland'

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British singer-songwriter Marika Hackman has released a Christmas EP called 'Wonderland', which sees her covering a few classics as well as penning her own. She tells us about the process of writing a festive song and what the tone of a of good yuletide tune should be.

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