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The best album by Lou Reed is Transformer which is ranked number 113 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 20,273.

Lou Reed is ranked number 85 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 35,792.

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

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Lou Reed best albums

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

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

TransformerUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1972Appears in:828 charts
Rank in 1972:5Rank Score:20,274
Rank in 1970s28Overall Rank:113
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,047 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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2.

BerlinUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1973Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:5,672
Rank in 1970s104Overall Rank:421
Average Rating:  80/100 (426 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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3.

New YorkUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1989Appears in:234 charts
Rank in 1989:10Rank Score:3,487
Rank in 1980s101Overall Rank:653
Average Rating:  77/100 (276 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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4.

Rock N Roll AnimalUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1974Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 1974:33Rank Score:1,513
Rank in 1970s304Overall Rank:1,369
Average Rating:  78/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Coney Island BabyUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1975Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1975:37Rank Score:1,045
Rank in 1970s396Overall Rank:1,877
Average Rating:  75/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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The Blue MaskUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1982Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1982:42Rank Score:727
Rank in 1980s405Overall Rank:2,500
Average Rating:  73/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Magic And LossUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1992Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1992:83Rank Score:371
Rank in 1990s838Overall Rank:4,199
Average Rating:  74/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Street HassleUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1978Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1978:101Rank Score:297
Rank in 1970s889Overall Rank:5,002
Average Rating:  74/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Metal Machine MusicUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1975Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1975:91Rank Score:282
Rank in 1970s926Overall Rank:5,197
Average Rating:  44/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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EcstasyUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:2000Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2000:135Rank Score:225
Rank in 2000s1,519Overall Rank:6,229
Average Rating:  72/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 85

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Lou Reed best tracks

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1.Perfect Day
(from the album Transformer)
 92/100 (382 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.Walk On The Wild Side
(from the album Transformer)
 91/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.Satellite Of Love
(from the album Transformer)
 89/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.Intro/Sweet Jane
(from the album Rock N Roll Animal)
 87/100 (42 votes)
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5.Vicious
(from the album Transformer)
 86/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Street Hassle
(from the album Street Hassle)
 86/100 (31 votes)
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7.Sad Song
(from the album Berlin)
 86/100 (74 votes)
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8.Caroline Says II
(from the album Berlin)
 85/100 (72 votes)
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9.Heroin
(from the album Rock N Roll Animal)
 85/100 (35 votes)
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10.Romeo Had Juliette
(from the album New York)
 85/100 (56 votes)
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11.Men Of Good Fortune
(from the album Berlin)
 84/100 (75 votes)
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12.Lady Day
(from the album Berlin)
 84/100 (72 votes)
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13.Caroline Says I
(from the album Berlin)
 84/100 (70 votes)
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14.The Blue Mask
(from the album The Blue Mask)
 83/100 (32 votes)
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15.The Bed
(from the album Berlin)
 83/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Waves Of Fear
(from the album The Blue Mask)
 83/100 (23 votes)
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17.Berlin
(from the album Berlin)
 83/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Dirty Blvd.
(from the album New York)
 83/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Coney Island Baby
(from the album Coney Island Baby)
 83/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Hangin' Round
(from the album Transformer)
 83/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Lou Reed ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 122 votes)
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From Brandon8 11/07/2017 05:12
If you are looking to get into Lou’s solo stuff start with the following records on your way to becoming a big fan like me.

1. Transformer
2. Berlin
3. Rock and Roll Animal
4. Lou Reed Live
5. Coney Island Baby
6. Street Hassle
7. The Blue Mask
8. New York

Then listen to Metal Machine Music to clear your head and dive into the rest.
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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 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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