The Killers, Foals, Phoenix: 39 Artists On The First Albums They Ever Bought

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You never forget the first album you bought, did you? And we’ve been asking our favourite artists to share their memories of their first musical purchase with us. Check out what LPs The Killers, Foals, Metronomy, Phoenix and many more first got their hands on.

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