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Baker's Dozen

Denial Of The Species: Lee Buford Of The Body's Favourite Albums
The Quietus , April 25th, 2014 08:38

With the UK leg of their European tour drawing to a close with sets in Bristol tonight and on the Quietus' Desertfest stage tomorrow, Lee Buford of the none-bleaker American sludge duo picks out 13 all-time top records and pens us his own Baker's Dozen


Big Star - #1 Record
This record perfectly captures what it's like to grow up in the south. Equal parts youthful hope equal parts isolation. I've got, "At my side is God", from 'The Ballad Of El Goodo' tattooed on my thigh so I can read it when I'm sitting down. Alex Chilton and Chris Bell both have the amazing knack to hide the saddest lines in a song without it taking over the track, so when you realise the words, it hits you that much harder.