Music and Me: Gruff Rhys

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The first record I bought was...

Father Abraham and The Smurfs Greatest Hits

The first gig I went to was...

Edward H Dafis 1976. 5 years old on my brothers shoulders.

My favourite album is...

The Velvet Underground 3rd.

But my parents always liked?

White Light/White Heat

I couldn’t marry someone who liked?

Circut training at dawn.

Onstage I like to wear?

Helmets; just in case the crowd turns.

I’d love to perform with?

Dignity and Panache.

One thing that must change in the music industry is?

It's refreshing to remember that Music and Industry are not necessarily related.

A great album cover is?

'Garra' by the Brazilian singer Marcos Valle. His head is superimposed on an eagle's body, it's completely insane!

On my iPod I listen most to?

When my iPod crashed for the 3rd time I threw it out the window.

If I could have written any song it would have been?

Happy Place by The Jesus and Marychain.

The worst song I have heard is?

Candle in the Wind