coney island baby

Lou Reed


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Info Label: RCA APL1-0915
Media Condition: VG+
Sleeve Condition: VG
Genre: Rock, Glam
Notes: A very nice copy for its age!

If you like: The Velvet Underground, this album is essential in your collection.
About: Released after the divisive and well-hated Metal Machine Music, Coney Island Baby charms in a welcome return to the beloved sound and expressive vocals of VU’s Loaded, while offering a pivot lyrically. This departure from third person observations, characteristic of Reed’s past songwriting, exposes a rarely seen, vulnerable side to Lou Reed.
Why it’s worth your time: Though sometimes seen as damage-control after MMM, Coney Island Baby is much more than what floats on the surface. Steeped in a gauzy warmth, cut through by raw, personable truthfulness–especially on the title track–we are offered a rare glimpse at Reed.  
A favorite track: Coney Island Baby