LOU REED – New Album With Previously Unheard Songs And Demo Versions Of Famous Ones In August

9 June 2022

A new posthumous LOU REED album titled WORDS & MUSIC, MAY 1965
lands on August 26 via Light In The Attic, in partnership with Reed’s widow
Laurie Anderson.

Content: Previously unheard songs and alternate versions Of famous ones like
I’m Waiting For The Ma‘n, ‘Pale Blue Eyes’ ‘Heroin‘ and recorded to tape by VU mate
John Cale. Reed posted the tape to himself as a ‘poor man’s copyright‘ and it
remained sealed in its original envelope for nearly 50 years.

A deluxe 45-RPM double LP edition of the album will be limited to 7,500 copies worldwide and will include two 12-inch LPs, a bonus 7-inch including six previously-unreleased bonus tracks such as a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” a saddle-stitched, die-cut 28-page book featuring lyrics, archival photos and liner notes.

Order info here.



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