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Killing Joke's Youth On His 13 Favourite Records
The Quietus , March 29th, 2011 10:14

In our latest Baker's Dozen feature, Youth tells us about his 13 favourite albums


Public Image Ltd - Metal Box
This was a massive influence, and it fulfilled the promise of punk. Searing white-noise guitars, heavy drums and whale-ocean deep bass from Wobble, with Lydon’s agony and compelling lyrics riding the atmosphere – cold, but burning deep. I remember seeing them on Christmas day, in grim Finsbury Park: grey, cold, hungry but futuristic. "Yes!", I thought. "Now we have arrived at the future."