Coffee Break: European Vacation - Brighton!

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Bonobo's Bambro Koyo Ganda EP (Neil Krug/Courtesy of the artist, via NPR)

Listen. The morning crew has no fabulous vacations planned this summer. We will be here in the studio all summer spinning tunes, eating breakfast sandwiches, and giving you always learning moments.

But you know what? We can be in charge of our own destiny. Let's go on a MUSICAL VACATION this week. We're taking you to Europe. Second stop - Brighton!

What bands do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break - and this leg of our European tour - that hail from Brighton?

Brighton is a seaside town on the south coast of England, about 70 miles south of London and is a popular destination for day trips from London with its diverse communities, cultural, music and arts scene and its large LGBT population.

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

Songs played

The Kooks - She Moves In Her Own Way
Electrelane - On Parade
Beats International - Dub Be Good To Me
Royal Blood - Figure It Out
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes
The Go! Team - Buy Nothing Day
Esben and the Witch - Marching Song
British Sea Power - To Get To Sleep
Fatboy Slim - Weapon of Choice


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