Robyn to host New Year’s Eve party on BBC Radio 6 Music tomorrow

"Fire starters and healing tunes" to say goodbye to 2020 with

Robyn is set to make her presenting debut on BBC Radio 6 Music tomorrow night (December 31), hosting a special New Year’s Eve party on the radio.

The singer is set to close out 2020 with a two-hour show from 7-9pm GMT.

“Lose yourself on the living room dancefloor as ultimate alt-pop icon, Robyn, makes her 6 Music presenting debut by taking listeners on a cosmic trip through two hours of massive tunes this New Year’s Eve,” a description of the show reads.

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“From effortlessly cool beats to loud and proud anthems, the Queen of the Sad Bangers
takes charge of 6 Music for one night only, and we are delighted to embrace her wild,
weird and wonderful world!”

Robyn herself added: “On NYE this year I will be the selector on BBC 6 Music 7-9pm GMT with fire starters and healing tunes.

“TY 6Music for giving me the maybe best gig ever. It’s been a shitty year so it feels special to select music for this NYE which is always, whether we want or not, a symbolic day.”

Last month, Robyn’s classic album ‘Body Talk’ turned 10 years old. In a retrospective piece about the album’s enduring impact, NME wrote: “It’s undoubted that the trailblazing spirit of ‘Body Talk’ paved the way for everything that came afterwards: from both Robyn and virtually all of her alternative-leaning pop contemporaries.

“A decade later, her fierce independence has arguably influenced every pop star we have, and music is a richer and far more interesting place for her refusal to stick to the rulebook.”

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At the NME Awards 2020 in London back in February, Robyn won the Songwriter Of The Decade award. Watch her full acceptance speech above.

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