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Mighty Mighty Boosh Tones: Julian Barratt's Favourite LPs
Adrian Lobb , June 21st, 2017 09:00

As Julian Barratt releases 'You Can't Handcuff The Wind', a single by alter-ego Richard Thorncroft, he guides Adrian Lobb through 13 favourite albums, from Miles Davis to Zappa, Fela Kuti and the soundtracks of the Wicker Man and more


Ennio Morricone - The Good the Bad and the Ugly OST
It is one of those things where I play it to my kids and it connects straight away. What the heck is this? They love it. It just cuts through.

The use of instruments is sublime and so weird and brilliant. Those melodies! I like a lot of his earlier stuff. There is something about his music and the landscape of the films. When I hear the music, I can see it, I can smell it. In terms of soundtracks, this is the very best.

Maybe there is a whole load of Italian composers using those instruments, but I don't know them. I actually met him once. My friend introduced us. I didn't want to meet him, but he was there. He was quite small and quite scared. He stared at me like I was going to attack him. Maybe I was drinking…