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Baker's Dozen

Ongoing Adventures: Rachel Unthank's Favourite Albums
Jude Rogers , March 25th, 2020 10:23

Jude Rogers speaks to Rachel Unthank about her abiding love for and political importance of maintaining the folk tradition... but explains she wasn't averse to a bit of Faith No More when it all got too much. This week's Baker's Dozen.


Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
This could possibly be my favourite ever album. I first heard it through Adrian's dad, who's a massive music…I was going to say "freak", but let's say "fan" [laughs]. He's one of those people whose passion for music is relentless. This reminds me of the early days of the band being together, and we all fell in love with it together. And what I love most about it is that every time I go back to it, it's like I haven't finished with it. It's so layered in its music and its storytelling – there's so much going on. I feel like I'm going on a different adventure every time I listen to it. It's like this ever-changing kaleidoscope of colours to get lost in. That's a perfect record to me.