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New Sensations (album) by Lou Reed 

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New Sensations
New Sensations by Lou Reed (1984)
Overall rank: 8,667th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
71/100 (from 50 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1984 (128th)
Top albums of the 1980s (1,313th)
Best albums of all time (8,667th)

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Lou Reed bestography

New Sensations is ranked 15th best out of 34 albums by Lou Reed on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Lou Reed is Transformer which is ranked number 113 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 21,640.

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Average Rating: 
71/100 (from 50 votes)
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65/100
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From PeterSmith 03/13/2018 19:37
I agree - this is a bit of a hidden Lou treasure. Well paced with many interesting lyrics and guitar or keyboard licks. I particularly love Turn to Me, the guitar riff is excellent. Also really like Doin' The Things We Want To and High In The City.
Weakest tracks for me are Red Joy Stick and Endlessly Jealous
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From Brandon8 11/07/2017 03:54
This album on the surface embraced 80s pop especially on songs like I Love You Suzanne, My Red Joystick, New Sensations and Down At The Arcade but the other tracks contain Lou’s typical streetwise lyrics. It is definitely a change of pace and an enjoyable release.
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From tgarritsen 07/09/2016 23:57
If you're a big Lou Reed fan like me, you will like this. Suprisingly good album.
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