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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


The Mahavishnu Orchestra - Visions of the Emerald Beyond
Not long after that, I was going through a bad patch, for a few  reasons I won't go into. I couldn't get gigs in London. Then I was offered a five-nights-a-week gig in Birmingham. Not that I told them I didn't live in Birmingham. I had a white Reliant three-wheeler back then because you could get one with only a motorcycle licence. It had a cassette player in it too, and two speakers, which was the most amazing thing. So I'd spent half my life on the road listening to the two cassettes I had. This was one of them.

There's something very special about listening to music in the car. You're in all that space. It really does something different to you.