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All In It: British Sea Power's Scott Wilkinson On His Favourite LPs
Richard Foster , March 29th, 2017 09:14

Ahead of British Sea Power's soundtracking of Polish animation at the Barbican as part of Kinoteka Film Festival and the release of new album Let The Dancers Inherit The Party, vocalist Scott Wilkinson guides Richard Foster through his favourite albums, from War Of The Worlds to Mighty Sparrow, Pavement and more. Photo by Mayumi Hirata


Teenage Fanclub - A Catholic Education
It's not one I listen to very often but it's one where I have a distinct memory of its sound. It's a fantastic sounding record. The vocals are almost buried, and the guitars just sound like… incredible really, really thick sounding somewhere in the beat. Then they did an LP with a Madonna song on it didn't they, and changed and had a completely different sound and went massive. I liked Bandwagonesque at the time for a while. Reminds me of a nice nap. [Laughs] It's beautiful, a bit harder. But A Catholic Education is weird and dreamy. I couldn't imagine anyone being like them from England, they were very Scottish. The lyrics are great, they sound a bit like Mary Chain but with none of that angry attitude.