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Augmenting Reality: Devendra Banhart's Favourite Albums
Tara Joshi , September 28th, 2016 09:34

Following the release of his ninth album, Ape In Pink Marble, the LA-based singer-songwriter and artist opts against a theme of lobster-based smut (read on) and talks Tara Joshi through his 13 all-time favourite records


Cate Le Bon – Crab Day
Another legend, another hero! Another totally unique individual. Cate does her own thing and she does it so well, because it's honest. She's not putting on any airs. I think Cate is one of the great lyricists – I mean, "Love is not love, when it's a coat hanger"? That's like one of my favourite lyrics of all time. And Cate's just really cool – she's one of my favourite people, she just cracks me up – but she's one of the great artists too. She's really reliable: every record has at least five songs that I wish I had written, and I can't believe it. But I love her, and I think she's made an incredible record… Even if she didn't use the pictures that I took for the cover. But I forgive you, Cate.