Around Sheffield in Six Records

Just behind the station
before you reach the traffic island
a river runs through a concrete channel
I took you there once; I think it was after the Leadmill

Inspired by the time Jarvis Cocker took an inflatable dinghy down the River Don, Pulp’s track ‘Wickerman’, taken from their 2001 album We Love Life, is one of many songs influenced by the Steel City’s surrounds. With National Record Store Day just around the corner, we rounded up five more with ties to specific locations in Sheffield. Click on the images above to flick through.


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