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Inhabiting The Music: Charlotte Gainsbourg's Favourite Albums
Jeremy Allen , April 25th, 2018 07:45

Ahead of her appearance on The Quietus' stage at this year's Field Day Festival, Charlotte Gainsbourg takes Jeremy Allen through her favourite albums, from Portishead to Bach, Lou Reed to her dad

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Dick Hyman - Dick Hyman Plays Fats Waller
I'm not a huge fan of jazz, but I'm a huge fan of piano playing. This just corresponds to a time where our son had just been born, and we had this music system with a valve amp that was just incredible. It's a beautiful object and at the same time the sound is just amazing.

So this Dick Hyman album was a revelation at the time, because we listened to it over and over again. It has such an atmosphere. It's just piano. It's a wonderful piece of music which puts you in a certain mood. Which is always good.


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