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Found Songs: Ólafur Arnalds' Favourite Albums
Wyndham Wallace , March 11th, 2013 12:56

The Icelandic neo-classical composer and producer takes a break from producing his cinematic soundscapes to pick out his 13 favourite records, ahead of his set at the Barbican tonight


Fleetwood Mac - Tusk
I didn’t really know which Fleetwood Mac record to put on here. I just felt like that I had to put something by them in there. I’ve not sure if this is necessarily my favourite one of theirs. I think I’m more of a singles guy. I like all their singles, and there’s a lot of crap songs in between. Maybe this one has the most good songs on. This is something I’ve been listening to since I was very young. My dad’s brother is a huge Fleetwood fan, and he was also a hippy, so it’s something that I grew a little bit up with and has always had a close place in my heart. I still have a crush on Stevie Nicks. I’ve been trying to avoid the current revival because I saw some tour DVD of their last reunion tour and that was horrible! I don’t really want to know about it.