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13 (Acts Of Love): Mick Harvey's Favourite Albums
Julian Marszalek , April 1st, 2014 04:16

Fresh off the back of his Ministry Of Wolves work and with Serge Gainsbourg albums and live shows on the way, the former Bad Seed and prolific singer-songwriter gives Julian Marszalek the rundown of his top 13 records


Suicide – Second Album
I've always loved this album; it's got this great, sophisticated thing to it. I know the first album has this seemingly gnarly, punky attitude about it but Second Album has a sophistication about it. I think it's a very inspiring record. It's very unique in electronic rock and it's got some beautiful songs on it, too, that are very moving.

I've had this discussion with a few people where they've said, "Oh, no, no, it's got to be their first album" so I went back and listened to their first album and I got through the first few tracks and I thought, mmm, maybe they're right but as the album went on I thought, nah! No way! It's nowhere near as good as the second album! There's just no comparison for me.