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Paid Attention: Johnny Dean Of Menswear's Favourite Albums
Wesley Doyle , June 23rd, 2014 08:11

With a new single from the rejuvenated Menswear recently released, frontman Johnny Dean talks about sax appeal, music as maths and why pop is as much about what you see as what you hear

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The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico
It's a total cliché but it really was the first record that made me want to play rock & roll rather than straightforward pop. I'd have been about 17 or 18 at the time. They had an amazingly strong image and you can see and hear their influence everywhere. It really is the album that made me want to form a band; I know it's what everyone says but it's true!


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