Harold Budd: Still Return

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TO PINPOINT A PEARL It’s difficult to pinpoint when Harold Budd came into my musical periphery. I’d imagine sometime in the late eighties or early nineties via The Pearl – his second album with Brian Eno released in 1984. With a cover image by Russell Mills it was also name checked by David Sylvian and since by Neil Tennant and Tim Bowness as a favourite. This album features several key moments; Lost in the Humming Air, Foreshadowed (an inspiration to my poem of the same name – see below), Their…read more