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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


Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen
The first five tracks on this are as good as anything by anybody ever. Probably the album’s as good as anything by anybody ever. It’s just astonishing songwriting. Chord changes, tempo changes, production, lyrics, backing vocals - just everything, really. It’s sublime songwriting. It’s completely different than anything we’ve mentioned up until now – it is political, but in a different kind of way; it’s more about love, and life, it’s not in your face. It’s another kind of beauty, really.