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Baker's Dozen

In Other Worlds: Tim Burgess' Favourite Albums
Diva Harris , May 27th, 2020 08:21

Tim Burgess has given us lockdown light relief with his hugely popular album listening parties and now does one of his very own as he guides Diva Harris through his Baker's Dozen


Jean Grae & Quelle Chris - Everything’s Fine
Since hearing the Beastie Boys, and probably De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest, I’ve always been interested when a great hip-hop record comes along. I saw someone’d posted it on Facebook, so I looked for a video, and it was the track ‘Gold Purple Orange’. I thought the lyrics were amazing – they were rapping about Depeche Mode and Big Audio Dynamite!

[Puts on unconvincing voice] Everything’s fiiiiiiiinnnneeee – I love that re-occuring motif. It’s a good one for right now.