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Coming Up With The Sunshine: Radio-Ed O'Brien's Favourite Music
Jude Rogers , April 22nd, 2020 08:15

Radiohead's Ed O'Brien marks the release of his solo album as EOB by talking to Jude Rogers about 13 favourite pieces of music, from Led Zep to Talk Talk, a longstanding love of Brazil, and Primal Scream


Erik Satie - L'Oeuvre Pour Piano
I first heard Satie's music in one of my favourite films, Peter Sellers' Being There, when I was younger, about a gardener who lives in the house of a wealthy old man, who has never known anything different, and has to move out after he dies. The music's there in all these tender moments, it seems to follow the wrong chords, and the movement of the melody is never obvious. It's ceremonial. It always makes me feel something.