/ Miss Chatelaine / Music / You can sleep while I drive – Show #163 (part 2), 26 July 2020


It’s all women, all the time! The second hour of the show features tracks by female-identifying artists from the UK, the US, Newcastle, Melbourne, Sydney and Canada, including past Miss Chatelaine guests Chris While and Julie Matthews, Little Wise, Xani and Pamela Claire, and a treat from lesbian icons k.d. lang and Melissa Etheridge. Here is the playlist:

  • Embrace – The While and Matthews Collaborative
  • Last Cigarette – Melody Moko
  • Dancing in the Dark – Little Wise
  • Book of Whitney – XANI
  • Fight – Em George
  • Lonely Sets Me Free – Pamela Claire
  • Strange Isabella – Gillian Welch
  • You Can Sleep While I Drive (live) – k.d. lang & Melissa Etheridge
  • Paralyzed – Delta Goodrem

Above: Melissa Etheridge and k.d. lang backstage at New York’s Beacon Theater in June 1994 at ‘The Beat Goes On’ benefit concert for LIFEbeat, the US music industry’s AIDS awareness and resource organisation


About the author: Katie


Katie Purvis is a long-time JOY presenter and former leader of JOY's Social Media Team. She currently hosts Miss Chatelaine (Sundays 9–11am), a show devoted to folk, roots, acoustic and pop music. The tracks on her playlists are mostly new, mostly Australian, mostly independent releases, and often by LGBTIQ artists.


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