Music Weekly - featuring Jamie Lidell plus Florence and the Machine

Lidell looking super cooooool

Lidell looking super cooooool

On Guardian Music Weekly this week, Jamie Lidell joins us in the studio to talk about his new album, Jim. Less electronically minded than his last LP, Multiply, Lidell talks to Paul MacInnes about making the transition from techno head to funk boy and why he loathes being compared to Jamiroquai.

Meanwhile, Rosie Swash caught up with Florence and the Machine during London's recent Camden Crawl weekender. Florence regularly turns heads with her insanely powerful voice, but all she wanted to to talk about that day was what it's like growing up next to an institute for the insane and how she hopes to balance singing with a career in illustration.

Finally, the truly inimitable Michael Hann joins Paul and Rosie to cast an ear over this week's singles. White Denim's Let's talk About It gets the Music Weekly seal of approval, while Bon Iver's Skinny Love sets him apart from the rest of the alt-folk crowd and Martina Topley-Bird fails to inspire with her single Poison.

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