Knausgaard’s Playlist

Somewhere in the midst of reading Karl Ove Knausgaard’s Death in the Family, in the section of the party in spring, a deep ache to listen to all the albums that he had put together “written in my own childish capitals on the spines”.

David Bowie, Hunky Dory

Led Zeppelin, 1

Talking Heads, 77

The Chameleons, Script of the Bridge

The The, Soul Mining

The Stranglers, Rattus Norvegicus

The Police, Outlandos D’Amour

Talking Heads, Remain in Light

David Bowie, Scary Monsters

Eno Byrne, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts

U2, October

The Beatles, Rubber Soul

Simple Minds, New Gold Dream


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