Lou Reed: Magic & Loss

Lou Reed: Magic & Loss

By: Peter Doggett (author)Paperback

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Lou Reed consistently challenged the conventions of rock music. He created the Velvet Undergound, the most influential cult band of the sixties, and inspired a generation of punk rebels. His art took in drug addiction, sado-masochism, death-wishes, degredation and despair. Latterly he re-invented himself as a poet and thinker, a deeply serious man whose past was forgiven amidst the accolades that age brought him. Magic & Loss traces the life of Reed, the master evader. It chronicles the outrageous, the sensation and the reputation building stunts. It strips away the mask to reveal the man inside.

About Author

Peter Doggett, a former editor of Record Collector magazine and how author of many acclaimed music books, has followed Reed's career closely since the emergence of the Velvets in 1966.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781783054947
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781783054947
  • ISBN10: 1783054948

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