Designer Curates New Collection

Legendary British designer Vivienne Westwood is launching a compilation of songs used at her shows during this year's London Fashion Week, it has been announced.

The album is called "Catwalk Breakdown" and will be released through Mercury Records this week. Westwood's work has long by influenced by music, with the designer acting as a pivotal figure in the punk and New Romantic eras. Once reviled, her designs are now widely recognized as comprising some of the more influential designs in modern British fashion.

The album contains some primal rock 'n' roll from Billy Fury, alongside post punk group Magazine and classical guitar piece "Concerto De Aranquez".

Vivienne Westwood's "Catwalk Breakdown" is released this week through Mercury Records. The full tracklisting is as follows:

Magazine - 'Permafrost'
Rodrigo - 'Concierto de Aranquez'/Vivienne Westwood's Intro
Luca Mainardi - 'Barock'
Dirty Stop Out - 'Cave Girl'
Pierne - 'L'ecole des Aegipans'
Pierne - 'La Lecon De Flute De Pan'
Prokofieff - 'Dance Of The Knights'
Billy Fury - 'Last Night Was Made For Love'
Offenbach - 'Valse Lento'
Tchaikovsky - 'Sugar Plum Fairy'
Tchaikovsky - 'Coda'
Link Wray - 'Georgia Pines'
Tchaikovsky - 'Waltz Of The Flowers'
New York Dolls - 'Personality Crises'
Mae West - 'Great Balls Of Fire'
Larry Williams - 'Slow Down'

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