Soundclash 2020-11-26: Rainbow Week

This week was Rainbow Week – every round had a colour and the song had to match that colour either in the title of the song or the name of the artist/band.

This was a great show to research and I found a few new favourites. Check the playlist below to see what we played, what I ditched, and who were my new favourites.

Red Round

I played Red Alert – Basement Jaxx
Lee played: 99 Red Balloons by Nena

Discarded: Red Right Hand – Nick Cave and the Bad Seed

Orange Round

Lee played: Orange Juice Blues Bob Dylan
I played: Orange Crush – REM

Discarded but a new favourite: Bloodstains – Agent Orange

Yellow Round

I played: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John
Lee played: Big Yellow Taxi by Joanie Mitchell

Discarded: Yellow Hand – The Magnificents, Mellow Yellow – Donovan

New Favourite: Yellow Magic Orchestra

Green Round

Lee played: Wake me up, when September Ends – Green Day
I played: Little Green Bag – George Baker Selection

Discarded: Green Onions – Booker T and the MGs, Green Green Grass of Home – Tom Jones, Let’s Stay Together – Al Green, American Idiot – Green Day

Blue Round

I played: Mr. Blue Sky – ELO
Lee played: Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word – Blue Featuring Elton John

Honourable Mention: Fly By – Blue, the post-ironic Christmas No.1 that 2020 deserves.

Discarded: Blue Monday – New Order, True Blue – Madonna

Purple Round

Lee Played: Purple People Eater – Sheb Wooley
I played: Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix

Discarded: Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple, Purple Pills – D12

Pink Round

We ran out of time so we didn’t play the pink round (now that we are syndicated we have to stick to our time slot!) but there was time for me to play a pink-themed dedication to my wife, Emily…

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