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Songs Lou Reed recorded for Andy Warhol unearthed from 1975 cassette tape

A previously unknown suite of songs the late Lou Reed recorded for Andy Warhol – the iconic pop artist, significant collaborator of the Velvet Underground and the...
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Book of Lou Reed’s lyrics to be updated with ‘Lulu’ material and republished

A volume of lyrics by the late Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed will be updated and republished after several years out of print, publisher...
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‘Rocketman”s Jamie Bell on the music biopic he’d like to see made next

Rocketman star Jamie Bell has revealed which musician he’d like to see get the biopic treatment next. The actor plays songwriter Bernie Taupin in...

Watch St Vincent’s heartbreaking cover of a Lou Reed classic

St Vincent has performed a moving cover version of Lou Reed's classic song 'Perfect Day' at a concert in New York. Annie Clark and her...
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Archive Lou Reed interviews to be compiled for new book

Archive interviews with the late Lou Reed have been compiled for a new book which will be published next month. The Velvet Underground icon and solo...

10 sizzling albums to listen to on the beach this summer

After a gigantic field at a festival, or maybe your local sweaty club - there’s probably no better place to listen to music than...

Lou Reed’s lost poems to be published in new book

Unseen Lou Reed poems are set to be published in a new book. Titled Do Angels Need Haircuts?, the book will collect previously-unread poems from...

MGMT recall how Lou Reed rejected their offer of a collaboration

MGMT have discussed how they reached out to Lou Reed with the offer of a collaboration, revealing that he turned them down and even...

Laurie Anderson says she wishes she could hear what Lou Reed would say about...

Laurie Anderson has described husband Lou Reed is "a continued, really powerful presence", after his death in 2013. The artist married the Velvet Underground musician in 2008 and...

Metallica’s James Hetfield explains how band’s Lou Reed collaboration ‘Lulu’ came about

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has explained the origins of his band's collaborative album with Lou Reed, 'Lulu'. 'Lulu' was released in 2011 to mixed reviews. NME...