In bed with... Volume One
A seductive 16-track soundtrack hand-selected by art, fashion, media and music luminaries, which makes a donation to Shelter.
It's not everyday you get asked to get into bed with Lauren Laverne and Howard Marks. We asked some of our favourite bon viveurs to reveal their bedtime musical secrets and the result is a staggeringly enjoyable and brilliantly surprising romp through a genre-hopping array of the classic and the contemporary, where Marc Almond, the dø, Neon Neon, Terry Callier and Television all turn out to be unpredictable but perfect bedfellows.
Following on from our ‘Something for the Weekend’ music series, we wanted to create a new collection of compilations with a similarly eclectic track list, but through a more diverse and imaginative selection process. And the fact just over 20 per cent of the profit from every CD sold goes to Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity, makes it even more worthwhile.
V V Brown, Jo Wood, Dylan Jones and Russ (The Cuban Brothers) are among those revealing their sexiest tunes on this new album from boutique travel experts, Mr & Mrs Smith. A compilation as inspiring as the Smiths’ hotel recommendations…