Muse - Origin of Symmetry

Muse are one of my favourite artists of all time. They're the band that's probably affected my life the most, I listened to them all the time as a teenager. They were the first concert tickets I ever bought, but unfortunately I never made it to the show. I still haven't seen them live! I should get on that.

Nirvana - MTV Unplugged in New York

They're one of the first groups where I listened to entire albums, and not just a song here or there. Kurt's melodies are so strong, it's just such great songwriting. When I was 15, I was in a Nirvana cover band, we never played any shows but we rehearsed a lot in the basement..

Kate Bush - Before the Dawn

Kate wrote one of my favourite songs of all time, 'Wuthering Heights'. It's absolutely enchanting. Theoretically, the song is so complicated that it shouldn't have become the radio hit that it did. I think that's so cool. It's so far from a Max Martin formula, but it still has that effect. I find Kate Bush's work inspiring, everything from her music to her visuals.

Pixies - Surfer Rosa / Come On Pilgrims

I feel a bit ashamed about this one, because I haven't listened to any of their songs other than 'Where Is My Mind'. But that's one of my go-to's on a road trip. Definitely one of my driving songs.

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago

It's good music. I don't catch a lot of the lyrics, but it doesn't matter when the mood says it all. I imagine it's the perfect soundtrack to melancholic Swedish weather, when it's raining outside and you're inside with the candles.

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Skott's Stay Off My Mind EP is out now. Check out the title-track below, along with more photos from the shoot. A big thank you to Rough Trade East for their hospitality.

Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East
Record Shopping With... Skott @ Rough Trade East