Lou Reed Does it Again

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You’ve probably heard about Lou Reed’s multilayered Poe ventures which have taken on various artistic forms—a concept album, formerly a theater piece, and now a graphic novel. And that’s not all.

The latest of his Edgar Allen Poe-themed projects is a collaboration with Metallica. How can Lou Reed take on Poe so multi-artistically? It’s stressing him out. He describes it as a “can’t-win” situation in this New York Magazine interview.


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