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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.


Van Morrison - 'Caravan'
Early '76 and by this point I'd learned hairdressing. My boss sent me to buy some shampoo and he lent me his car - he had this on his 8-track. I was like, what the fuck is this? The way he was singing, I thought it was like Little Richard, the way he goes wa-wa-wa-wa-wa-wa-wa. Fucking hell, amazing. Anyway, that summer I went on a first date, and this leads nicely into the next track.