Mika Presents ‘The Art of Song’ for BBC Radio 2

Mika’s took to BBC Radio 2 to present his 3 part series, The Art of Song, where he celebrates the lives of three of his main influences Harry Nilsson, Joni Mitchell and Carole King.

In each episode he covers iconic tracks from each artist on the Elton John piano and explores the stories behind some of their most famous tracks, looking at where and when they were written, how they were created and what makes them timeless. He also shares his own experiences of making music to reveal more about his own writing processes.

Throughout the series you get an insight into Mika’s passion and enthusiasm for the songs of each artist, why they mean so much to him and how they always remained honest.

Check out the shows below:

Carole King: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08kxl6j

Joni Mitchell: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08kttlg

Harry Nilsson: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08lghgp