1. All Tomorrows Parties (from Do or Die, 1982)
Every album should start with an a capella track. Ok, maybe not every one, but in this case, Nico's bare voice sounds perfectly suited for an opening track of a twilight album. Especially so, since it was a great Velvet Underground track to begin with.
2. The Ghost Song (from American Prayer, 1978)
It would be easy to just put Riders on the Storm here and get on with it. But I've always felt that The Ghost Song is undeservedly underrated gem from one of the most brilliants in the history of rock. And the beat, it's beginning with, somehow perfectly connects with the first track. …