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Lou Reed – Transformer (Speakers Corner)

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  • It is a well-known fact that comparisons seldom get to the heart of the matter, but the example of Lou Reed also shows the complete uncertainty of those who drew them up. Is he now the Chuck Berry or the Sergeant Pepper of the 70s or did Reed specifically tinker with the image of a hypersensitive Frankenstein who scrapped his neuroses and drug trips to horror sounds? "Some records are so disgusting," raged Rolling Stone magazine, "that one would like to take physical revenge on the artists who have committed them, but far from acoustic bodily harm, the record "Transformer" shows itself, which scored strongly in the charts only a few months after the somewhat unlucky performance of the underground-heavy debut album Lou Reed.

    The production was created with the help of British marksmen David Bowie and Mick Ronson, who obviously brilliantly managed to guide Reed's songwriting qualities into musically safe waters without diluting their hero's biting sarcasm and humorous provocations.

    Besides scratchy guitar rock ("Vicious"), bittersweet ballad cuddles ("Perfect Day") and even an old-time jazz parody with a lead-heavy tongue ("Goodnight Ladies"). So why compare this highly original music mix with anything else, when it's so easy to listen to this record for what it is - an album with cult character.
  • Artist: Lou Reed
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: Germany
    Genre: Pop & Rock
    Style: Classic Rock, Glam
  • A1 Vicious
    A2 Andy'S Chest
    A3 Perfect Day
    A4 Hangin' 'Round
    A5 Walk On The Wild Side
    B1 Make Up
    B2 Satellite Of Love
    B3 Wagon Wheel
    B4 New York Telephone Conversation
    B5 I'M So Free
    B6 Goodnight Ladies