Lou Reed is ranked number 102 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 23,507.
Lou Reed official website: http://www.loureed.com
- See also:
- John Zorn / Lou Reed / Laurie Anderson
- The Velvet Underground
- The Velvet Underground & Nico
- Lou Reed & John Cale
- Lou Reed & Metallica
- Lou Reed / John Cale / Nico
- Lou Reed & The Velvet Underground
- Zeitkratzer / Lou Reed
- Lou Reed's Metal Machine Trio
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This artist is rated in the top 2% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 82.2/100, a mean average of 81.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.7/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 15.0.
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Possibly the coolest man in rock history. No one else since has been able to wear sunglasses and write songs about their sleazy life in 1970s New York quite like he could.
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.
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.
The best rock musician that ever lived. From The Velvet Underground and Nico to Lulu, his discography is filled with timeless gems.
Sadly underrated. Yes, belive it or not, Lou Reed is underrated.
Genius, and one of the most consistently great artists of all time
It's been a year and I'm still depressed. Disgustingly overshadowed by Paul Walker's death.
Brilliant and influential musician. Berlin has probably influenced too many bands to name, and Metal Machine Music has worked it's way into one of the most artistic and controversial albums out there, for good reasons.
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.
R.I.P. Lou Reed 1942 - 2013
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