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Between Thought and Expression: Selected Lyrics By Lou Reed,

  • Title: Between Thought and Expression: Selected Lyrics
  • Author: Lou Reed
  • ISBN: 9781562829933
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Such is the power of Lou Reed s lyrics that President Vaclav Havel of the newly emancipated Czechoslovakia found them worthy of translation, meditation, and great risk Presented as poetry, this collection of sharp edged social criticism and shrewd observation coincides with the release of Reed s new album.
    Between Thought and Expression Selected Lyrics Such is the power of Lou Reed s lyrics that President Vaclav Havel of the newly emancipated Czechoslovakia found them worthy of translation meditation and great risk Presented as poetry this collec

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    1. This is a fantastic glimpse into the creative mind of Lou Reed.There are some definite hits and misses here and they aren t always the songs you expect.I found the interviews and short stories particularly rewarding I would also emphasize the strength of the last five songs Reed s sense of regret in regards to his ailing relationship with Warhol is quite sentimental and melancholic and nature.This is good for fans of Velvet Underground, Lou Reed, Warhol, Selby Jr and Havel.

    2. Reed s songwriting can be a little uneven sometimes, but at his best he s one of the great American songwriters in rock probably one of the few whose songs work well in print, away from the music, because of his background fascination in poetry and literature The candid comments beneath many of the songs are illuminating too, as are the two interviews with Vaclav Havel and Hubert Selby at the end of the book.

    3. As a fan of the Velvet Underground and Lou Reed s solo albums, this book was great It is a collection of the lyrics Lou has written, dating back to his VU days, that he feels can stand alone as poems At the bottom of most of the lyrics Lou writes a short bit about the inspiration or some anecdote about the song There are stories of the first time he saw some killed in public, how he became an alcoholic to quit heroin, and other memorable stories After the lyrics, there are some other stories Lou [...]

    4. 5 stars for the book4 per la traduzione, che a volte lascia a desiderare.The poetry of Lou Reed is simple in words, but deep in the way it reaches you And when it does it brings you to tears, in the way it s so beautiful yet direct and true The recollections of Del Schwartz and Warhol get you a glimpse at how humble and plain he could be, even if it s hard to believe.There s a lot from New York here and perhaps not enough from the Velvets period But Lou himself curated the selection of lyrics so [...]

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