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Swells A Rebellious Heart: Vashti Bunyan's Favourite Musical Phrases
The Quietus , November 13th, 2014 12:14

Following the release of her final album Heartleap last month, the folk singer-songwriter delves into her favourite records to pick particular moments of music that have stuck with her, from Beethoven to Brandy & Monica stopping by JJ Cale, Talking Heads and Bill Callahan on the way


Robbie Robertson - Robbie Robertson - 'Somewhere Down The Crazy River'
At about 1:12: "I turned around and she said, 'Why do you always end up down at Nick's Cafe?' 
I said, 'I don't know, the wind just kind of pushed me this way.' She said, 'Hang the rich'."

It's just the way he says it.

And the percussion on this track... right from the beginning. Some drum tracks leave me bored as I don't know why they have to be there - so similar under nearly everything. But where percussion is unique and built just for the song it can cure my darkest mood.