Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

5. Pink FloydA Saucerful of Secrets

The structure of ‘Let There Be More Light’ is not conventional. It goes through different things – you think it’s going to go one and it goes the other. But much more than this record, before Bill and I started playing together in Body/Head, I found this 1968 live footage of Pink Floyd on YouTube. They were playing and it was almost like people were dancing to abstract music. There were visuals and it was amazing. In 1968, they were doing stuff that we’re just doing now. Syd Barrett was sitting down and playing prepared guitar, like Bill does when he does his solo stuff – and other people who play prepared guitars do. That was all really inspiring, originally to the band, I think. – KG

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