From Radiohead and REM to Nils Frahm and Jon Hopkins - what do Editors listen to?
Andrew Trendell

22:18 29th September 2015

"There was a time  when people just thought we were, y'know, listening to Joy Division records," shrugs Editors' frontman Tom Smith, "but that was never the case". Indeed, and Editors never been 'just a post-punk band'. To celebrate the true bredth of sound they've covered, especially on their huge new album In Dream, we asked the band what's been on their stereo.

Watch Editors discuss their favourite music below, as well as a handy playlist

From the old classics and what shaped them with the likes of Nirvana, Radiohead, REM and Bowie, through to the new sounds that were on heavy rotation during the making of In Dream and a couple of surprising disco gems, the listening habits of Editors are every bit as eclectic as you'd expect. 

Watch Editors open up about their favourite music below

And check out this fun playlist we made of their selections below

Check out the rest of Editors' Gigwise takeover below


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