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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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Rory Grubb - Sketches From The Big Sleep - 'I Saw You Go Out Fishing'
I first saw Rory Grubb in Dublin a few years ago. He just silently handed me a CD of his songs and it was the slight hunch of his shoulders as he walked away that reminded me a bit of Nick Drake, which was strange as his voice sounds a bit like him too. But his instrumentation is quite different and wonderfully inventive. This song has been one I have played again and again, especially the build of the intro.


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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