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Erasure's Andy Bell Selects 13 Favourite Records
The Quietus , April 26th, 2011 09:25

As Erasure gear up for the Mute Short Circuit Festival, Andy Bell picks us his 13 favourite albums


The Human League - Dare
What a fucking record! If you hadn't been introduced to synthesisers via Kraftwerk or Soft Cell, then this was the album that would do it. This was another that became the soundtrack to my teenage life. Knew it inside out and what a relief that boys could finally wear makeup. There's not one dud track on here and the non-singles are best, except 'Love Action', which is pure class. The League are the reason that electronic music has been kept alive.