Sunday, October 27, 2013

Legendobit: Lou Reed

It took me a while to warm to Lou Reed - probably because The Velvets were always spoken about in such hushed tones by the little-bit-older boys it was kinda off-putting.

(And the idea of warming to Lou Reed is a bit like cuddling a salt-lick in the first place.)

But one Sunday afternoon, listening to On The Wire, Fenny played a song, and I was riveted.

For me, New York will always be the definitive Lou Reed album. And this is why:

Lou Reed Dies at 71: Rolling Stone

[From five years ago: A Weekend In New York]

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