Parker Millsap by Parker Millsap

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor at Creep RecordsHarry Hudson-Taylor: This is Parker Millsap’s debut album, I think. We met this guy a couple of times and he’s a sort of Americana, rock’n’roll kind of dude. We met him the first time we ever did a festival in North America, in Canada, it was the Edmonton Folk Festival, and we were just blown away. We shared a stage with him a few times, in the folk festival they do these workshops where you sing with other artists and we sung with this guy. He’s really cool, really nice guy, friendly dude. And over the years we’ve just watched him go from strength to strength.

My Favourite Faded Fantasy by Damien Rice

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor at Creep RecordsHarry Hudson-Taylor: Absolute smash with this came out. It came out in 2016, I think, after him not releasing an album for 10 years I think. I particularly like the song 'I Don’t Want to Change You', I just love all the string arrangements on this whole thing. The way the whole album starts is a beautiful string arrangement. It was produced by Rick Rubin and Damien Rice, it’s awesome.

Moondance by Van Morrison

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor at Creep RecordsAlfie Hudson-Taylor: Arguably one of my favourite Van Morrison records is Moondance. It’s between this and Astral Weeks for me. But I mean, 'And It Stoned Me', 'Moondance', 'Crazy Love', 'Caravan', 'Into the Mystic', this is the first side. Five of my favourite Van Morrison songs on one side of an album. Amazing.

Chronicle: 20 Greatest Hits by Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor at Creep RecordsHarry Hudson-Taylor: This is just the greatest hits, it’s obviously nice to find proper albums, but me and Alfie grew up basically listening to greatest hits albums because our parents didn’t really collect albums so they just had compilation things and things like that. This is Creedence Clearwater Revival’s greatest hits, and there are some great tunes on here. I think Creedence are just over so many amazing soundtracks and you don’t really know who it is, you just know the songs. We’ve done some covers, 'Have You Ever Seen the Rain?' and messed around with some other songs before. Just great, great American rock’n’roll music.

Barton Hollow by The Civil Wars

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor at Creep RecordsHarry Hudson-Taylor: Here we have The Civil Wars’ Barton Hollow, absolute classic. It was. Grammy Award-winner, an amazing album. We had the pleasure of working with Joy Williams, the female half of Civil Wars, in 2015 or 16, we got to perform with her in Carnegie Hall in New York out of absolute pure fluke. Big fan of that album, it’s a good one, really nice on vinyl.

Colors by Beck

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor at Creep RecordsAlfie Hudson-Taylor: It’s a wonderful album, upbeat, it makes me happy, just makes me feel positive. 'Dear Life' is a great tune, our tour manager plays that before every soundcheck just to test the speakers and make sure they’re all working. But also my partner loves this album, plays it a lot on our record player so I hear it quite a lot and I know a lot of the songs.

I Love You, Honeybear by Father John Misty

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor at Creep RecordsHarry Hudson-Taylor: The reason I got introduced to Father John Misty was because I girl who I was seeing a few years ago had tickets to a show that she got for her birthday and I went along with her. I didn’t know any of his music so I had to listen to it before it came. This was the first chunk of stuff and I really like it, it’s really interesting, psychedelic, it’s good fun. I love the artwork.

Back to Black by Amy Winehouse

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor at Creep RecordsAlfie Hudson-Taylor: Absolutely amazing record. It was probably one of the first records that, as a teenager, I would’ve heard all the way through, 'Love is a Losing Game', 'Back to Black'… One of the first gigs we saw together, we were quite young, I think it was in 2003 so even before Back to Black, with Frank, we saw Amy Winehouse playing at a summer festival, a really small one. A small festival that had an amazing lineup with her, The Isley Brothers, and Kool & The Gang. Really, really cool festival. That put us onto her, I suppose, and when she started coming out with tunes we covered some of these songs at one point. What a performer, what an artist.

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Check out more photos from the shoot below, along with the video for 'Run With Me'. A huge shoutout to Creep Records for their generous hospitality.

Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor
Record Shopping with Hudson Taylor