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Natural Rhythm: Chris Packham's Favourite Albums
Luke Turner , July 4th, 2012 05:22

Broadcaster and naturalist Chris Packham talks Luke Turner through his favourite albums... includes punk rock riot, hitchhiking, and singing poodles


Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk
I think it's more complete, though the first album is fantastic. This has got 'Into You Like A Train', 'All Of This And Nothing', 'Dumb Waiters', which I liked. 'Pretty In Pink', of course, before it was stolen for the ghastly film. I bought that when it came out as a single, I wore it flat on my Dancette, very poppy but really good. They went a bit American rocky for a bit before they came back with Book Of Days, which was more miserable and I liked that. There was a cynical twang in their music that again I quite liked. They're a bit dour aren't they? There's a lot of minor keys kicking about. His voice is quite whiny. It's not very comfortable, is it? I still play the 'Furs quite a lot.