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RIP Florian Schneider: A Kraftwerk Baker's Dozen Special
The Quietus , May 7th, 2020 08:57

Following sad news that Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider has died, we present a specially compiled Baker's Dozen of artists including Michael Rother, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Marie Davidson and Mark Lanegan on their favourite music by the kosmische musik masters


Marie Davidson on Computer World
I chose Computer World because I had to choose one album but it could have been any Kraftwerk album, from Ralf Und Florian to Electric Café. I love all of them and they’re all obviously very influential to me. I thought I didn’t like Tour de France when I was younger because I was like ‘this is cheesy’, but I came back to it maybe a year or two ago, and actually thought it was pretty good. They’re always so ahead of other people. Kraftwerk for me were like magic. I never thought I could make music like that, discovering it all was surreal.