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Swells A Rebellious Heart: Vashti Bunyan's Favourite Musical Phrases
The Quietus , November 13th, 2014 12:14

Following the release of her final album Heartleap last month, the folk singer-songwriter delves into her favourite records to pick particular moments of music that have stuck with her, from Beethoven to Brandy & Monica stopping by JJ Cale, Talking Heads and Bill Callahan on the way

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Phrases - musical and lyrical.

It has been hard to think of 13 whole pieces of music to talk about. I can get caught up by certain phrases and I do repeat them and repeat them again - so here are some of the details that have obsessed me at times. There is so much to listen to out there and yet my time is quite often spent going into one small part of one song on one album. One small part that I have surely loved completely, even if it means that I have missed out on a great mountain of other music.

Heartleap is out now via Fat Cat - get hold of it here. Click on Vashti's image below to begin scrolling through her choices

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A. Christopher
Nov 15, 2014 2:13pm

Vashti is wonderful! Reading this list has made me want to listen to Heartleap again right away.

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topessaywriter
Apr 28, 2017 7:23am

I prefer Cohen to Sting. His words are always reminding me of metaphors of our life. All the time linguistics speaks in his texts.

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