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Listen back to Annie Mac's last ever Radio 1 show

The emotional last Dance Party with Annie Mac is now available online

  • Megan Townsend
  • 2 August 2021
Listen back to Annie Mac's last ever Radio 1 show

Annie Mac's emotional last show on Radio 1 is now available to listen back on BBC Sounds.

Friday, July 30 saw the veteran DJ's 17-year stint at Radio 1 come to an end - with a slew of industry figures paying tribute to Annie's impact on music.

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The Irish presenter announced she would be leaving Radio 1 in April, to focus on family and her literary career.

Ahead of the show on Friday, Radio 1 and Annie Mac asked listeners to reply to a thread on Twitter with their favourite tracks from the past 17 years.

Annie played hits such as Wankelmut's 'My Head is a Jungle', Yeah Yeah Yeah's 'Heads Will Roll', Tensnake's 'Coma Cat', Mella Dee's 'Warehouse Disco Tool' and finishing with one of her "all-time favourite songs" - DJ Rolando 'Knights of the Jaguar'.

Annie signed off her show saying: "There's one thing I've forgotten to say, as a 43-year-old woman, life is short, it goes by really, really fast, it thunders by."

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"If you like the music, you gotta get up and dance."

Radio 1's Last Ever Dance Party with Annie Mac is available on BBC Sounds.

Megan Townsend is Mixmag's Deputy Digital Editor, follow her on Twitter

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