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Lou Reed: Coney Island Baby

Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 17 January 1976

Coney Island Baby finds Lou Reed in buoyant mood, the feeling that lilted through his first solo album, Lou Reed, and flashed intermittently in Sally Can’t Dance. After the angst of Berlin, the semi-unlistenability of Metal Machine Music (Lou’s apologised for that) it was a soothing kind of pleasure that was aroused by the opening track, ‘Crazy Feeling’.

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