The elusive Cheval Sombre programmed the Spotlight Selections on the latest episode of the radio show Sideways Through Sound, which is broadcast on Sydney-based station 2ser 107.3.
He played an incredible selection of songs that inspired his new album Time Waits for No One and explained what they meant to him and why.
The tracklisting is:
Cheval Sombre ‘Dreamsong’
Zbigniew Preisner ‘L’enfance’
Lucienne Boyer ‘Parlez-Moi D’Amour’
Shirley Collins & Davey Graham ‘Hori Horo’
Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté ‘Hawa Dolo’
Bob Dylan ‘Pretty Saro’
Brigid Mae Power ‘Wedding Of A Friend’
Elliott Smith ‘Kiwi Maddog 20/20’
Skip James ‘Hard Time Killing Floor Blues’
Sébastien Tellier ‘Le Long De La Rivière Tendre’
Glen Campbell ‘Wichita Lineman’
Cheval Sombre ‘California Lament’
Two other songs from Time Waits for No One – the title track and ‘Had Enough Blues’ – are also featured in the show.