Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

6. Sufjan StevensIllinois

This could possibly be my favourite ever album. I first heard it through Adrian’s dad, who’s a massive music…I was going to say "freak", but let’s say "fan" [laughs]. He’s one of those people whose passion for music is relentless. This reminds me of the early days of the band being together, and we all fell in love with it together. And what I love most about it is that every time I go back to it, it’s like I haven’t finished with it. It’s so layered in its music and its storytelling – there’s so much going on. I feel like I’m going on a different adventure every time I listen to it. It’s like this ever-changing kaleidoscope of colours to get lost in. That’s a perfect record to me.

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