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Baker's Dozen

In Place: Yann Tiersen's Favourite Albums
Fred Bowler , November 2nd, 2016 09:56

With his ninth album, EUSA, out now, the French composer and multi-instrumentalist takes Fred Jage-Bowler from the Velvets to Bill Callahan via NEU!, Vashti Bunyan and Joanna Newsom on a tour of his favourite records


Bill Callahan – Sometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle
I think this is the best album he did. I got this on a US tour and we listened to it on the tour bus a lot. The arrangements and production are great and beautiful. The album also tells such great stories. I love listening to records on long tours, so on that tour I actually got a portable record player so that we could listen to the record on the bus. I think it works really well with the American countryside.