For those that don't know Lou Reed has died
Rather than make a thread mourning his death, I felt I'd prefer to make a thread celebrating his legacy, which will live forever.
Counter-culture before counter-culture was really a thing, few people could ever lay claim to the kind of impact Lou has had, both musically & socially.
The Velvet Underground are, and probably always will be, one of my all time favourite bands, often imitated and never really equaled.
While I didn't always like what he did after them, I always respected that he was being a true artist, always pushing forward, trying new things, and not content to rest on his laurels and cash in on his back catalogue.
When I first signed up to post on this forum 11 years ago, I put a Velvet Underground reference in my profile, I've never changed it, and I never will.I haven't got the time-time