February 11, 2014

My Record Collection by A Great Big World
by Tom
by Tom hmv London, Bio hmv.com Editor. Peanut butter, punk rock and pillows.

My Record Collection by A Great Big World

In My Record Collection, we dig down to the bottom of musicians' souls to find out what the most treasured parts of their record collection are. This week, it's the turn of A Great Big World...


The first record I ever bought with my own money was…

Ian Axel: "Beauty and the Beast movie soundtrack and Michael Jackson's Dangerous (bought them together)."

Chad Vaccarino: "Third Eye Blind's self-titled album."



The record that made me want to be in a band was…

Ian: "Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - Deja Vu."

Chad: "Gavin Degraw - Chariot".



The record I've played more than any other is…

Ian: "The Jayhawks Rainyday Music."

Chad: "Michael Jackson's Thriller."



The record that always make me feel good is…

Ian: "Phantom Planet's The Guest."

Chad: "The Garden State soundtrack."



The record I turn to when I'm feeling down is…

Ian: "Elliott Smith's XO."

Chad: "Ray Lamontagne's Till The Sun Turns Black."



The record I think is the most underrated of all time is…

Chad: "Phantom Planet's The Guest."

Ian: "Jeff Buckley's Grace."



The record with my favourite cover art is…

Chad: "Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of the Moon."

Ian: "The Beatles' Abbey Road."



The record with my favourite title is…

Ian: "Queen  - A Night at the Opera."

Chad: "The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."



The record I can't understand why everybody loves is…

Ian: "Phish's Hoist."

Chad: "Nine Inch Nails' Pretty Hate Machine."


A Great Big World's new single 'Say Something' is out now and you can watch the video below. Their debut album Is Anybody Out There? will be released on March 3. You can check out their earlier singles here. 

A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera - 'Say Something'

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