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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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Robert Wyatt – Rock Bottom
Robert's voice does the same to me as Antony's – it's all about vulnerability and power together. I also love Robert's playfulness in his language, in the way he makes music, and his humour. It's like he makes up his own rules. 

And to think of what he'd experienced: to have been this virtuosic drummer having to change his whole way of making music. He's always taking me on lots of different journeys when I listen to him. He also came to see us singing his songs live once, which was terrifying! But he was so generous and so full of warmth afterwards though, which just as I'd expected from his songs.


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