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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Hazel O'Connor. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Hazel O'Connor, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Hazel O'Connor. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Hazel O'Connor, often where they are interviewed.

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Aug 21-27 Hour 2: Our UNCUT interview with Hazel O'Connor

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2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the movie Breaking Glass. Hazel O’Connor, who starred in and wrote the soundtrack for the acclaimed movie, is with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week. This is the UNCUT podcast version of our conversation - without the time constraints of the regular radio show.
Hazel discusses world travels before singing with her brother’s The Flys, her pre-Breaking Glass jobs, how she got the part of “Kate,” how Breaking Glass’ production was almost halted, her music, evolution as an artist, dealing with the lockdowns, her livestreams and new music. Hazel also reveals she turned doewn a very famous and accomplished artist who offered to help her write the Breaking Glass soundtrack.
Aug 22 2020 · 59mins
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Hazel O'Connor special

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Hazel O'Connor in conversation with David Eastaugh

Her film debut was in Girls Come First in 1975. She became prominent as an actress and singer five years later in 1980 when playing the role of Kate in the film Breaking Glass, and performing its accompanying soundtrack.

Her performance as Kate won her the Variety Club of Great Britain Award for 'Best Film Actor'. She was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music. The film's soundtrack album featured songs written and performed by O'Connor and reached number 5 in the UK Albums Chart. It had a 38-week chart run and was certified Gold by the British Phonographic Industry. Several tracks from the album were released as singles, the most successful being "Eighth Day" and "Will You" (with a notable saxophone solo by Wesley Magoogan) which both reached the UK Top 10. When O'Connor toured the UK to promote the album, the opening act were a then-unknown group called Duran Duran. It was the band's first opportunity to play to large audiences throughout the UK and gave them the exposure they needed to secure a recording contract.

Apr 30 2020 · 1hr 4mins

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Feb 14-20 show: With music from The Nomads, Hazel O'Connor, Andy Prieboy and more

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In hour 1, We play tracks from classic alternative artists including The Nomads, The Pogues, Big Country, Hazel O'Connor, Andy Prieboy and more.
Hour 2 features a conversation with Man Parrish and Steven Jones on their new album, The Art of Pop
Feb 15 2020 · 54mins
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Ep 4 Screwloose's Joff discusses why Hazel O'Connor owes him and Pete a beer |Podcasts, music quiz, Hazel O'Conner, unboxing videos, Patrick Swayze, blind singers

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Pete digs deep into Joff's memories of when they first planned a podcast, the advent of Pop Cricket and why Hazel O'Conner owes Pete a pint and Joff a half. They consider what unboxing video's may have looked like 'back in the day', their big sister, Netty's, obsession with Patrick Swayze's dangly bits, the blind singers conspiracy and finally, how many legs does 'man's best friend' have, in a very competitive game of Pop Cricket

Mar 16 2018 · 1hr 12mins

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Monday, August 28th, 2017 - Hazel O'Connor talks about human molecular biology!

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Hear UT postdoc Hazel O'Connor talk about her transition from bacterial genetics in Ireland to human molecular biology at UT Austin! After almost 6 years as a postdoc in Austin, she is preparing to leave academic research, so she talks to us about non-academic careers in science (yes, not all scientists are professors!) and talking about where she's off to next!

Mar 11 2018 · 26mins