Lou Reed has called himself a ‘triumph of modern medicine, physics and chemistry’ after his wife revealed during the weekend that he recently underwent a life-saving liver transplant.
Lou Reed underwent life-saving surgery last month and may not ‘ever totally recover’ according to his wife Laurie Anderson.
Lou Reed shocked fans in New York this week – by turning up to a playback of his classic 1972 long player ‘Transformer‘.
Lou Reed has been added to this summer’s Meltdown festival, which is being curated for 2012 by Antony & The Johnsons‘ Antony Hegarty.
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has admitted Lou Reed found it hard to cope with the negative response which greeted the 2011 collaborative album ‘Lulu‘.
Rock icon Lou Reed is the ‘most overrated lyricist of all time’ according to a new list drawn up by Flavorwire.
Reed was placed top ahead of Interpol‘s Paul Banks and Serj Tankian of New Order, with the reason stated being:
The 10-track album is based around a 1913 Frank Wedekind play, and has been confirmed to contain the songs ‘Frustration‘, ‘Pumping Blood‘, ‘Little Dog‘, ‘Mistress Dread‘ and ‘Junior Dad‘.
Lou Reed has recorded an album with Metallica, according to a post on the rock band’s official website.
Sir Paul McCartney has revealed he came close to working with Damon Albarn‘s Gorillaz during their work on ‘Plastic Beach‘, with one UK tabloid claiming he could finally come through with the collaboration in the future.
Lou Reed has just announced that he will release a live DVD of his historic performance at Lollapalooza in Chicago in 2009. The forthcoming European tour in July features virtually the same band as showcased on the live DVD. The Lollapalooza DVD will be released worldwide in July 2011 by Sister Ray Enterprises. Songs performed on the DVD include Sweet Jane, Senselessly Cruel, Waves of Fear, Paranoia Key of E, and Walk on the Wild Side.
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