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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.

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Antony – I Am A Bird Now
We did an album of Antony and Robert Wyatt covers in 2011, and this was another record that we all fell in love with in the band early on. It's a very spiritual album in way. I'm not religious and I don't think Antony was then either, but there's so much feeling in it, in how his voice moves, and how the strings really cradle the lyrics. It's rolling, roaming and sensuous, and I became fascinated with Antony's voice. It has so much fragility in it, but also this soaring strength. It's such an incredible mix.


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