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Fontaines D.C.: The Sons of Lou Are Playing a Velvet Guitar

Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 11 September 2019

IN THE 1960s, when groundbreaking songwriters such as Bob Dylan, John Lennon and Paul Simon were all working within the romantic tradition, Lou Reed stood out as a defiant anti-romantic.

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