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Personal Records: Eleanor Friedberger's Favourite Albums
Gary Kaill , January 27th, 2016 10:43

With her third solo record, New View, released last week and a UK tour imminent, the singer-songwriter and one half of The Fiery Furnaces talks Gary Kaill through the 13 records she's played most from start to finish


Jorge Ben – África Brasil
A guy who played in The Fiery Furnaces lived in Portugal for a while and got into Brazilian music through a Portuguese girlfriend. For a couple of years, I just exclusively listened to Brazilian music. It was a particular period, a phase, where I was just sick of indie rock. We were touring all the time and it was something we could all happily listen to in the van. I could name a whole bunch of records but this, again, is one I have on vinyl and, as I keep saying, I play it from the beginning, flip it, go again. It's also a great party record.