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“I Enjoy Silence!”: Michael Rother's 13 Favourite Albums
Patrick Clarke , February 27th, 2019 10:46

With a show at London's Under The Bridge on 5 April, Michael Rother of Neu!, Harmonia, and a newly-boxsetted solo career takes Patrick Clarke through his life in 13 records, from Little Richard to Fuck Buttons, even though he doesn't really listen to music any more

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I saw Stephin Merritt play live in Hamburg one day, and this album was released on Warner in Germany where I released my last solo album at the same time. I was very impressed by the guy’s voice, I was very impressed by this album and the clear voice. I wish I had that kind of voice! It’s so much easier to transport music if you have a voice like Brian Eno or Stephen Merrit. It’s very emotional, and I think at the time it really hit me. There was an echo in my emotional system that connected to those songs very much.


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