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The best album by Lou Reed is Transformer which is ranked number 111 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 18,917.

Lou Reed is ranked number 84 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 32,748.

Members who like this artist also like: David Bowie, The Velvet Underground and The Doors.

Lou Reed official website: http://www.loureed.com

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Lou Reed best albums

The following albums by Lou Reed are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

TransformerUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1972Appears in:727 charts
Rank in 1972:5Rank Score:18,917
Rank in 1970s28Overall Rank:111
Average Rating:  83/100 (905 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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2.

BerlinUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1973Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:5,368
Rank in 1970s101Overall Rank:396
Average Rating:  80/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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3.

New YorkUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1989Appears in:195 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:3,106
Rank in 1980s96Overall Rank:650
Average Rating:  78/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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4.

Rock N Roll AnimalUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1974Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1974:34Rank Score:1,070
Rank in 1970s355Overall Rank:1,636
Average Rating:  78/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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5.

Coney Island BabyUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1975Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1975:40Rank Score:769
Rank in 1970s441Overall Rank:2,149
Average Rating:  75/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

The Blue MaskUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1982Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1982:43Rank Score:629
Rank in 1980s407Overall Rank:2,518
Average Rating:  73/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

Magic And LossUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1992Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1992:78Rank Score:361
Rank in 1990s793Overall Rank:3,895
Average Rating:  74/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Metal Machine MusicUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1975Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1975:93Rank Score:277
Rank in 1970s888Overall Rank:4,799
Average Rating:  44/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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9.

Street HassleUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1978Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1978:101Rank Score:272
Rank in 1970s897Overall Rank:4,860
Average Rating:  75/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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EcstasyUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:2000Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2000:121Rank Score:238
Rank in 2000s1,351Overall Rank:5,373
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 84

This may not be a complete discography for Lou Reed. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Lou Reed best tracks

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1.Perfect Day
(from the album Transformer)
 92/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.Walk On The Wild Side
(from the album Transformer)
 91/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.Satellite Of Love
(from the album Transformer)
 89/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.Intro/Sweet Jane
(from the album Rock N Roll Animal)
 86/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.Vicious
(from the album Transformer)
 86/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Street Hassle
(from the album Street Hassle)
 86/100 (22 votes)
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7.Sad Song
(from the album Berlin)
 85/100 (61 votes)
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8.Heroin
(from the album Rock N Roll Animal)
 84/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Caroline Says II
(from the album Berlin)
 84/100 (60 votes)
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10.Men Of Good Fortune
(from the album Berlin)
 84/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.The Blue Mask
(from the album The Blue Mask)
 84/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Lady Day
(from the album Berlin)
 84/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Romeo Had Juliette
(from the album New York)
 84/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Caroline Says I
(from the album Berlin)
 83/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Andy's Chest
(from the album Transformer)
 83/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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16.Coney Island Baby
(from the album Coney Island Baby)
 83/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Hangin' Round
(from the album Transformer)
 83/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.Berlin
(from the album Berlin)
 83/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.The Bed
(from the album Berlin)
 83/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Waves Of Fear
(from the album The Blue Mask)
 83/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Lou Reed ratings

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82/100 (from 104 votes)
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From Amirkhosro 10/14/2016 22:48
The best rock musician that ever lived. From The Velvet Underground and Nico to Lulu, his discography is filled with timeless gems.
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From crimson 09/28/2016 13:18
Sadly underrated. Yes, belive it or not, Lou Reed is underrated.
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From pearlmystic 05/19/2015 17:36
Genius, and one of the most consistently great artists of all time
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From PsychologistHD 11/09/2014 17:30
It's been a year and I'm still depressed. Disgustingly overshadowed by Paul Walker's death.
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From Tamthebam 10/28/2013 05:50
Just heard that Lou Reed is no longer with us . It's A Sad Day another brilliant and unique songwriter has gone.Rest on the Peaceful Side.
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From moojakptorei 10/27/2013 19:13
R.I.P. Lou Reed 1942 - 2013
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From tgarritsen 10/13/2013 15:43
He singing isso brilliant because it's so distant. There no opinion involve. He just tells you the things he sees around him in the city life.
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From skelter54 06/05/2013 14:17
Transformer is my favourite album of LR
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From Brandon8 02/08/2013 15:14
Lou is an incredible musical chameleon and songwriter. He is better known for The VU but a lot of great, diverse and interesting solo material. Transformer, Berlin, Sally Can't Dance, Coney Island Baby, Street Hassle, The Blue Mask, Legendary Hearts are all classics in my opinion. However, I would recommend all his albums as part of a journey of one of music's most important artists.
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