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Lou Reed: Clean Living And Dirty Looks

Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, 6 March 1982

FLANKED BY his wife Sylvia to his right and his management on his left, Lou Reed lords it over the press gathering from a sofa dead centre. Knowing he has just 20 minutes to consume in the present company, he sinks back and eases into a lengthy, somewhat guarded resume of his immediate past, fleshed out by digressions further back.

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