Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

1. Iggy PopThe Idiot

Great atmospheres, amazing production and dynamics that take you by the throat and then seduce you into submission. When, as a teenager, I shared a bedsit in Earls Court with Alex Paterson, we had a dansette that would replay the record automatically once it had finished. This – and a strategically placed book shelf – was the only privacy we had if we had a girlfriend staying and wanted a shag. This album was a big favourite for that. We would fuck to it, go to sleep to it, and wake up to it the next morning.

Selected in other Baker’s Dozens: Jim White, , Barry Adamson, Richard H. Kirk, , Johnny Marr
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