Late-night music and chat show with celebrity guests.
Did You Know?
Although celebrated for its "eclectic" mix, several well-known artists and bands have been denied an appearance on the series. These include Def Leppard
, Steven Wilson
. Joe Elliott
from Def Leppard
said in an interview: "Jools Holland
won't have us on his show because we're not cool enough". In 2008, The Guardian's chief music writer Alexis Petridis
criticized the series for its "distinct lack of spontaneity" and accused it of not being eclectic enough, instead launching the careers of too many "MOR singer-songwriters". See more
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