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The Music That Made Me

Glen Matlock: ‘I heard The Beatles and immediately wanted to start the Sex Pistols’
Punk

Glen Matlock: ‘I heard The Beatles and immediately wanted to start the Sex Pistols’

As the Sex Pistols’ original bass player, Glen Matlock wrote some of the most iconic punk songs of all time. He tells us what inspired him.

Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Our home was rich with music
classical

Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Our home was rich with music

Sibling Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason grew up in a house full of music. They were inspired by Bob Marley, Jacqueline du Pré and Franz Schubert.

Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds reveals the music that saved his life
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Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds reveals the music that saved his life

Dan Reynolds of million-selling US rock band Imagine Dragons tells us about the artists who shaped his activism and songwriting, on The Music That Made Me.

Nathan Evans: Wellerman star says Ed Sheeran made him want to sing
sea shanties

Nathan Evans: Wellerman star says Ed Sheeran made him want to sing

Tom Odell: ‘Billie Eilish is phenomenal and formidable and fearless’
singer-songwriter

Tom Odell: ‘Billie Eilish is phenomenal and formidable and fearless’

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Kat Von D: People know me for tattoos and makeup but music is my love
rock

Kat Von D: People know me for tattoos and makeup but music is my love

What led Eddy Grant down to Electric Avenue?
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What led Eddy Grant down to Electric Avenue?

Fran Healy: ‘Blondie is connected with really traumatic memories’
indie

Fran Healy: ‘Blondie is connected with really traumatic memories’

Aloe Blacc: ‘Working with Avicii was huge’
pop

Aloe Blacc: ‘Working with Avicii was huge’

Imelda May on the music that made her: ‘Gigs are like making love’
rock 'n' roll

Imelda May on the music that made her: ‘Gigs are like making love’