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Wonder & Waveform: Hannah Peel's Favourite Albums
Will Burns , March 10th, 2021 10:04

Hannah Peel speaks to poet, writer and sometime collaborator Will Burns about the 13 albums that influenced her, from Kraftwerk to Jill Scott, Radiohead, Cluster and Steve Reich. Photo by Peter Marley.


This Mortal Coil – It’ll End in Tears
This was the first time I’d heard Elizabeth Fraser’s voice, which led me to Cocteau Twins and everything else she’s done. I just thought the ‘Song To The Siren’ cover was phenomenal and the album totally changed how I wanted to be as a singer and how I thought about the way music interacts with the human voice.

I was going to ask you a bit about singing, and that interface of the voice and electronics. Some of your other choices might lead us down that path…

Yeah, it’s important - hold that thought.