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Human Interactions: Agnes Obel's Favourite Albums
The Quietus , October 14th, 2014 12:27

With two UK dates bringing her European tour to a close next week, the Danish singer-songwriter self-pens us a top albums rundown


The Walker Brothers - Nite Flights
The same guy who introduced me to Lee Hazlewood introduced me to Scott Walker. I had an internship in his recording studio at the time and after a day's work we would put on an LP and listen. It was all classic records, and it was on one of those evenings that I got introduced to Scott Walker's music. I think it must have been either Scott, … 2 or … 3. I remember how everyone in the room loved the music, but I didn't get it at all, which annoyed me. Some years later, I heard Nite Flights and the track 'The Electrician' especially blew my mind, and I had to go back and discover his earlier records, as well as more recent ones like Tilt.