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Bakers Dozen: Deftones' Chino Moreno Chooses His Top 13 Albums
Luke Turner , November 23rd, 2010 06:44

Today we give Deftones Chino Moreno the Bakers Dozen treatment, asking for his thirteen favourite albums, and finding out why he loves them


Sade - Love Deluxe
This came out when I was probably 19, 20. I've always loved it, it was a big inspiration on me. It's sort of classy, another cocktail and cityscape record. Her voice is equally soothing as the music, and it's rare that you have a singer with that sort of voice sits so well over the music. I've recently been really into saxophones, and I thinks that's why I'm drawn to the Bohren record as well, and there's an instrumental on this album that's so pretty and carried by the saxophone. The saxophone is almost like a voice to me, it sounds as if somebody is saying something through the instrument.