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Coming Back To Beauty: Kevin Rowland's Favourite Music
Fergal Kinney , August 19th, 2020 08:16

Kevin Rowland guides Fergal Kinney through the songs that saved him, from self-discovery as a musician through the saving grace of music in recovery from drug addiction. Rowland portrait by Eliza Hill.


Gladys Knight and the Pips - 'The Look Of Love'
Life was a bit dull, a bit weird. I moved to Birmingham in '74 and this was in '75. I was staying at my dad's, I was meant to be decorating this house but I just wasn't. Not an amazing time. Anyway, this was on my sister's Motown Chartbusters Volume 8 - quite a good album that one. I just kept listening to it, I couldn't believe how good it was. It's so full of love. It's a Bacharach song, but for me this is the best version, just the arrangement. It takes you away really, it transports you.