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Lou Reed.

Diana Clapton

Lou Reed.

by Diana Clapton

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Published by Proteus .
Written in English


The Physical Object
PaginationD4.128. Ill.(some col.).
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22288892M
ISBN 100862760550

  • I’ll Be Your Mirror: The Collected Lyrics by Lou Reed is published by Faber (£25). To order a copy go to or call Author: Sean O’Hagan. The essential biography of one of music's most influential icons: Lou Reed. As lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock. His music, at once a source of transcendent beauty and coruscating noise, violated all definitions of genre while speaking to millions of fans and inspiring generations of musicians.4/5(3).

  Lou Reed may be a rock legend, the founding member of the Velvet Underground, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a man so cool that fans keel over in . Released in , Original Album Series offers five Lou Reed albums from the middle period of his solo career -- 's New York to 's Ecstasy-- for a budget packaging is basic to save costs, with each album in a paper sleeve that replicates the artwork. The first two albums of the series, New York and Songs for Drella, are the most essential of the bunch, but this is a quick and Price: $

Never been a fan of Lou Reed (well before my time), but this book really made me explore his work. 1 person found this helpful Overall 2 out of 5 stars. Performance 2 out of 5 stars. Story 2 out of 5 stars. Fenimore; VU & Lou Record Reviews. Lou Reed. AKA Lewis Allen Reed. Born: 2-Mar Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY Died: Oct Location of death: Southampton, NY Cause of death: Liver Failure Remains: Cremated Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Bisexual Occupation: Musician Nationality: United States Executive summary: The Velvet Underground An enduring but complicated figure whose shadow .


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Lou Reed has 37 books on Goodreads with ratings. Lou Reed’s most popular book is Pass Thru Fire: The Collected Lyrics. "When most people think of Lou Reed, they picture the black, rotting heart of rock and roll, full of dissonance, decadence and decay.

But as Anthony DeCurtis makes clear in his new book, behind the image and the rumors, Lou was one thing: a writer, a man who spent his life telling the absolute, painful truth in his songs - the Lou Reed.

book about himself, the scenes he observed, and the world at large/5(87). Read this book, and explore the f*cking genius that was Lou Reed."― Peter Buck, co-founder and lead guitarist of R.E.M. " Anthony DeCurtis captures the soul and the essence of Lou Reed in his terrific new biography of the brilliant, culture-shaping musician/5(84).

Lou Reed: Between the Lines, by Michael Wrenn. Between the Lines, is in the format of self-critique with words of Reed to dissect and portray who the VU man is: musician, lyricist, and ’s book isn’t for the casual fan but more something for the curious.

It looks at Reed’s work with both the lyrics and composition of the singles that have seen him become a figurehead of : Christopher Kilkenny. Containing a body of work that Lou Reed. book more than three decades, Pass Thru Fire is a stunning collection of the lyrics of an American original.

Through his many incarnations-from proto punk to glam rocker to elder statesman of the avant garde-Lou Reed's work has maintained an undeniable vividness and raw beauty, fueled by precise character studies and rendered with an admirable shot of /5(36).

From BBc Radio 4 - Book of the week: Born in Brooklyn inLou Reed moved with his middle-class Jewish family to Long Island when he was a young boy. A rebellious teenager, he discovered R&B and rock and roll and began playing in bands early on. He also began experimenting with drugs and sex, leading his parents to take a drastic decision that Lou never forgave them for.4/5.

Lou Reed’s first expansive book of lyrics, which has been out of print for years, will be reissued by Faber & Faber on November 7th. I’ll be Your Mirror: Collected Lyrics will feature Author: Angie Martoccio. 40 years ago, Transformer launched Lou Reed from the underground way up to Mars, with a little help from Starman Bowie.

Mick Rock was there to capture Reed's flight on film. Now, Lou Reed, rock icon, artist and poet, is collaborating with legendary photographer Mick Rock in one of the most visually exciting books Genesis has ever produced. Lou personally chose the songs and their presentation, with just simple chords and lyrics for most, but also guitar tab for others.

It doesn't get much better than this, and I own many songbooks from Rock-n-Roll Hall of Famers and legendary artists such as Lou Reed and Velvet Underground/5(21). While no one ever confused Lou Reed for an Osmond, the Sounes book, part of a coming wave of Reed biographies, pushes the standard Reed narrative of the substance-addled, gender-confused avatar of.

"Lou Reed is Lou Reed!" --Iggy Pop"Among the first ambitious posthumous biographies of the sexually fluid queer icon, who died in at the age of DeCurtis strives to take Reed's deep flaws into account along with his transgressive genius."--W Magazine "An eloquent account of a harrowing life transformed by love in the y DeCurtis does a brilliant job of synthesizing the Reviews:   Lou Reed: A Life is an absorbing read, full of new insights delivered masterfully by DeCurtis.

Here are five things we learned, annotated by the author in a recent interview with Pitchfork. From their limited edition book, Transformer, Lou Reed and Mick Rock selected six rare and unseen images, all of which hold personal and historical significance, to create a series of signed and stamped fine art prints.

In studios, on streets, onstage and backstage, Mick's lens captures the different sides of Lou. The Transformer Series reveals Lou the performer, the New Yorker, the artist and. This bio of Lou Reed and his music was a bit heavy for me.

There was a lot of really strong information, but I found it more music history than personal history. My goal in choosing this book was to find out more about the man behind the music, and I just didn't feel that I got as good a handle on Lou Reed as I would have liked.4/5(22).

A GUARDIAN AND CHOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR'A walk on the wild side with the alt-rock pioneer' GQ'DeCurtis is well placed to trace Reed's five-decade career, drawing on insider knowledge but skilfully balancing it with detailed research and fascinating interviews' Mojo MagazineAs lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock.

After his first book of photographs was published, Lou Reed told a journalist for The Independent on Sunday that "I live on intuition and taking pictures is intuitive." Here, we see Lou Reed's intuitive take on New York, the city that has been the fulcrum of his creative world for decades and with which he has become indelibly identified/5(12).

Read this book, and explore the f*cking genius that was Lou Reed."—Peter Buck, co-founder and lead guitarist of R.E.M. "Anthony DeCurtis captures the soul and the essence of Lou Reed in his terrific new biography of the brilliant, culture-shaping musician.

DeCurtis' great gift of storytelling gives fascinating insight and perspective to Reed Brand: Little, Brown and Company. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Lou Reed books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground By Howard Sounes pp. $ Diversion Books “Prick” isn’t a word that usually appears in a rock biography.

But it shows up Author: Bob Ruggiero. Lou Reed’s album New York will be given its first remastering in a massive deluxe edition by Rhino, out September 25th (pre-order here).

New Author: Angie Martoccio. “Lou Reed’s Berlin,” Davis’s review began, “is a disaster, taking the listener into a distorted and degenerate demimonde of paranoia, schizophrenia, degradation, pill-induced violence.A full-length portrait of legendary musician Lou Reed ().

Rolling Stone contributing editor DeCurtis (Creative Writing/Univ. of Pennsylvania; In Other Words: Artists Talk About Life and Work,etc.), who followed Reed’s career closely over the years, claims to be one of the few rock writers Reed ng on the music as much as the singer’s often dissolute lifestyle.The one good thing about this book is that it lead me to conclude that there must be a good Lou Reed biography out there and this is one crossed off of the search list.

This is a glorified discography with some hastily gathered footnotes from other sources, rushed out just after Lou passed away/5.