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"It's Entertainment, You Know?" Trevor Horn's Favourite Albums
Jude Rogers , February 5th, 2019 09:57

Producer and innovator Trevor Horn guides Jude Rogers through 13 favourite albums, telling tales of how Kraftwerk led him to breaking the Official Secrets Act and tripping to Yes

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Deacon Blue – Rain Town
I loved that record. The way it starts. [Sings] "Born on a storm/where you going to live!!!!" Then the way it goes into the title track. I love it because the whole album puts me in a really good mood. 'Chocolate Girl'! And the one where he talks about looking like Spencer Tracy ['He Looks Like Spencer Tracy Now']. In 1988, I was working with Simple Minds, and in Scotland a lot, living in a log cabin by the side of a loch listening to this all the time. The cabin was all wooden cladding, and it came with a big set of kitchen knives. I got very good at throwing kitchen knives and getting them to stick in the wall. Like in the circus!


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