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Inhabiting The Music: Charlotte Gainsbourg's Favourite Albums
Jeremy Allen , April 25th, 2018 07:45

Ahead of her appearance on The Quietus' stage at this year's Field Day Festival, Charlotte Gainsbourg takes Jeremy Allen through her favourite albums, from Portishead to Bach, Lou Reed to her dad


Radiohead - OK Computer
It's one of my favourites of Radiohead. I think I like all of them. It's so rare to have a band where you just rush to the store to buy their new album, but that's been the case from the beginning with them for me. I think OK Computer is the one that resonates the most with me - the one I often listen to; In Rainbows is another one I adore, Kid A also.

Seeing Thom Yorke and Radiohead live each time was a revelation about how music can be lived - not in an animal way - but more about inhabiting the music. It was a new way of performing and dealing with his own persona that I found so interesting. I don't like seeing live shows, I'm always uncomfortable, I don't know how to be. But when I see Radiohead each time it's always a rare moment. So it made sense to chose that album.