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Music From The Dolls House: Amanda Palmer's Favourite Albums
Matt Evans , August 23rd, 2012 05:58

Theatrical, glamorous, a glory of synths, saucy, dark... and Neutral Milk Hotel. Amanda Palmer talks Matt Evans through her favourite 13 albums


Depeche Mode – Violator
With Depeche Mode, the sounds intrigued me, but I never really cared about the band. I loved those records, and I collected them, and pretty much had every Depeche Mode studio record, but I never saw them live and I never wanted to marry Martin Gore. That was my next-door neighbour. She had Martin Gore, and I had Robert Smith. As alternative teenagers, we had to pick our alliances carefully. I liked Depeche Mode, but I loved the Cure. That was a very important distinction for me.