Peel Sessions out now

We’re proud to announce after a looooooong wait… that we have finally released our 1992-93 Peel Sessions as an album ‘Yellow Food: The Peel Sessions’. This is now available for purchase via all your usual digital download sites (iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby etc.) or direct from the Even As We Speak Bandcamp site.

“The long awaited release of the John Peel and Mark Goodier BBC Radio Sessions. Containing all 4 sessions recorded for the BBC between 1992-3, this release captures the wild inventiveness of one of Sarah Records’ most loved bands”

Even As We Speak 'Yellow Food: The Peel Sessions' (Feral Pop 01)

Even As We Speak ‘Yellow Food: The Peel Sessions’

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  This album has is released by arrangement with BBC Music

Album notes:

Peel Session #1

Recorded: 19/1/1992 
First transmission date: 16/02/1992 
Producer: Dale Griffin 
Engineer: N.Gomm, R.Jordan 
Studio: BBC Maida Vale 4 

Tracks Recorded: 
1. Falling Down The Stairs 
2. Stay With Me 
3. Straight As An Arrow 
4. Sailor’s Graves 

Line up: 
Mary Wyer (Vocals) 
Matt Love (Guitar) 
Paul Clarke (Guitar, Vocals) 
Rob Irwin (Bass) 
Anita Rayner (Drums) 

Peel Session #2
Recorded: 31/01/1993 
First transmission date: 20/02/1993 
Producer: Mike Engles 
Engineer: Mike Engles, Julia Carney 
Studio: BBC Maida Vale 4 

Tracks Recorded 
1. (All You Find Is) Air (featuring Louise Elliott: Sax) 
2. Blue Eyes Deceiving Me 
3. Cos I Like It 
4. The Revenge Of Ella Mae Cooley 

Line up: 
Mary Wyer (Vocals) 
Julian Knowles (Keyboards, Programming, Guitar) 
Matt Love (Guitar, Vocals) 
Paul Clarke (Guitar, Vocals) 
Rob Irwin (Bass) 
Anita Rayner (Drums) 

Guest appearance: Louise Elliott (Sax) 


Mark Goodier Session 
Recorded: 06/03/1993 
First transmission date: 03/1993 
Producer: Miti Adhikari 
Engineer: Miti Adhikari 
Studio: BBC Maida Vale 4 

Tracks Recorded 
1. Falling Down the Stairs (featuring Younger Youth) 
2. This is My Dream 
3. Getting Faster 
4. Best Kept Secret 

Line up: 
Mary Wyer (Vocals) 
Julian Knowles (Keyboards, Programming, Guitar) 
Matt Love (Guitar, Vocals) 
Paul Clarke (Guitar, Vocals) 
Rob Irwin (Bass) 
Anita Rayner (Drums) 

Guest appearance: Younger Youth (Vocals) 


Peel Session #3
Recorded: 18/07/1993 
First transmission date: 22/10/1993 
Producer – Paul Long 
Engineer – Kevin Rumble 
Studio: BBC Maida Vale 4 

1. Suddenly (featuring Stevie Wishart: Violin) 
2. Everywhere I Go 
3. Until Tomorrow 
4. 30 Miles (featuring Stevie Wishart: Hurdy Gurdy) 

Line up: 
Mary Wyer (Vocals) 
Julian Knowles (Keyboards, Programming, Guitar) 
Matt Love (Guitar, Vocals) 
Paul Clarke (Guitar, Vocals) 
Rob Irwin (Bass) 
Anita Rayner (Drums) 

Guest appearance: Stevie Wishart (Violin, Hurdy Gurdy) 

Even As We Speak would like to thank: Clare Wadd & Matt Haynes (Sarah Records), the late Sir John Peel, Gordon Knott (Feral Pop Headquarters), Wayne and Jua (floors), Boyracer, the BBC Maida Vale canteen, Princess Alexandria’s Farm, Tetleys, Newcastle Brown, Camden Markets, VW Heritage, the A23 bollards, the Happy Eater, and to our legion of hard core fans who have pestered us to finally release these sessions. 

Album artwork by Love Communications™ 
Mastered by Julian Knowles in Sydney, Australia 

This album is dedicated to motorway services everywhere

2 Comments Add Yours

  1. Gordon Knott

    RIP Dale Griffin, Mott The Hoople drummer and producer of Even As We Speak’s first John Peel session.

    • Mary Wyer

      Very Sad Gordon. Fond memories!