The Ongoing History of New Music, Episode 780: Billy Talent–In Their Own Words, Part 3

Just before Christmas, I had all four members of Billy Talent together in a studio to talk about a career that has gone beyond 20 years. In the third and final installment, we bring things up to the present. (Part 1 can be found here. Click here for part 2.)

Songs in this show:


Saint Veronika

Viking Death March

Surprise Surprise

Afraid of Heights

Louder Than the DJ

The Ex (Live)

Standing in the Rain (Live)

Sympathy (Live)

Official playistist Eric Wilhite has provided this.


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The Ongoing History of New Music can be heard on the following stations:

We’re still looking for more affiliates in Calgary, Kamloops, Kelowna, Regina, Saskatoon, Brandon, Windsor,  Montreal, Charlottetown, Moncton, Fredericton, and St John’s and anywhere else with a transmitter. If you’re in any of those markets and you want the show, lemme know and I’ll see what I can do.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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