Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

5. Nick Cave & the Bad SeedsThe Boatman’s Call

Nick Cave can do no wrong in my eyes, but this record is by far the one I listen to the most out of all his output. I heard he wrote this after his breakup with PJ Harvey, which I don’t know if it’s true… but would explain why every song is either an amazing love song or a soul-crushing song about loss. Perfect for unrequited love/breakups/reminding yourself you’ll be alone forever.

Selected in other Baker’s Dozens: Tim Booth
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