Chad

Writer

Name, Age: Chad Mark Murray, 26

Where from?: Birkenhead, UK

Favorite artist: Anyone who breaks my heart

Best label in the world: Rocket Recordings

Best concert ever: GNOD at Rocket 20

Top Record of 2020: Radar Men From The Moon - ‘The Bestial Light’

10 Albums for the month-long-stay on the tiny island:

  • in violet - amber
  • GNOD - Just Say No To The Psycho Right Wing Capitalist Facist Industrial Death Machine
  • Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
  • Songs: Ohia - Magnolia Electric Co.
  • Stars of The Lid - …And Their Refinement of The Decline
  • Sparklehorse - It’s A Wonderful Life
  • Morphine - Cure For Pain
  • Joy Division - Closer
  • Pink Floyd - The Wall
  • Bjork - Post

10 is nowhere near enough.

Best joke you always tell: “I’ll see you out, make sure you leave”

Best Beyoncé song: I’m not qualified to judge that

Favorite Drink: Whiskey Thief

Most important piece of advice to tell your 20-year-old-self: you are you and it is impossible for you to be anything else, you do what you would do because you are biologically, neurologically and circumstantially incapable of doing anything else. Regrets are a myth and a self-pitying fallacy. You are where you would be because you are you, you do what you do because you are you and all you can do is keep being you and enjoy the ride, even when it hurts. And as you know, if you kill yourself now, you’ll never see how the story ends…

Your own text if you want to tell the world something else: Check out my band Burden Limbs on YouTube or Bandcamp

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