August 13, 2010 14:10

Morrissey picks his 13 favourite albums to mark 'Friday the 13th'

Roxy Music, The Velvet Underground, Jeff Buckley feature among his selections

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Morrissey has named his 13 favourite records of all-time to mark today's unluck date of Friday 13th.

The former Smiths frontman has chosen albums for by the likes of Jeff Buckley, The Velvet Underground, Patti Smith and the Ramones.

Iggy And The Stooges' 'Raw Power', Roxy Music's 'For Your Pleasure' and The Smoking Popes' 'Born To Quit' were also among his choices with Morrissey saying of the latter: "Did you ever hear 'Born To Quit'? It's by The Smoking Popes. I thought that album was extraordinary, the most loveable thing I'd heard in years."

Morrissey's favourite 13 albums of all time are:

Jobriath - 'Jobriath'
Jeff Buckley - 'Grace'
The Smoking Popes - 'Born To Quit'
Damien Dempsey - 'Seize The Day'
Roxy Music - 'For Your Pleasure'
The Velvet Underground - 'The Velvet Underground & Nico'
The Velvet Underground - 'White Light/White Heat'
Sparks - 'Kimono My House'
Iggy & The Stooges - 'Raw Power'
Nico - 'Chelsea Girl'
Patti Smith - 'Horses'
Ramones - 'Ramones'
New York Dolls - 'New York Dolls'

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