Clara Amfo: ‘No one could ever accuse Björk of being mediocre’

The Radio 1 presenter and DJ empties the contents of her psychic record bag

The track that currently gets the most rewinds
Kano ft Wiley & Giggs: 3 Wheel-Ups

Those frantic horns at the start just make people go mad, myself included. I don’t think I’ve ever heard Giggs so amped!

The track that’s been unfairly slept on this year
DVSN: Hallucinations

They are a producer-singer duo signed to Drake’s OVO label who make really slick and imaginative R&B. They kept a lot of Frank Ocean fans I know happy in his absence.

The track I’d play at sunset in Ibiza
Jamie Woon: Sharpness

I was so happy when he came back with new material, it’s one of the sexiest songs I’ve heard in years.

The track that should have been a crossover hit
Kelela: Rewind

It has potential for my mum to sing along to which makes a hit in my eyes.

The track I wish I’d never played
A$AP Rocky: F**kin’ Problems

I used to DJ in a well-known high-street shop on Saturday afternoons and one of the rules was that songs had to be clean. I may have played an unedited version of this…

The track that got me out of bed this morning
Chance The Rapper ft Knox: Fortune All Night

Even though the title suggests otherwise, this is good for mornings!

The track I’d play at my auntie’s wedding
Drake ft Rihanna: Too Good

My parents are from Ghana and Ghanaian weddings are always lively. This sounds like a highlife and Afrobeat tune that would keep all the aunties happy.

The best track by my favourite new artist
Tara Carosielli: Leave You Lonely

She’s an artist coming with through with solo material after being in a group called Last Night In Paris. I really like this.

The track I’d play to show off my eclectic tastes
Björk: Big Time Sensuality

My big brother was really into her, so I inherited his appreciation. No one could ever accuse her of being mediocre.

Clara Amfo plays the AMP All Day Rave at Tobacco Dock, E1, Sat


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