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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


Brandy & Monica - 'The Boy Is Mine'
I have to include this although I have mentioned it in a few 'best of' lists in the past - but I do play it and play it again. That first 'harp' phrase - trying to catch how it is done, how it was put together. And then the countermelody of the strings, I just never get bored with it. The interplay between the two singers - the phrasing that each manages so masterfully - also has me fixated.