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Lou Reed: Ecstasy

Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, 10 April 2000

LIKE THE ALEWIFE and the manatee, Lou Reed has enjoyed a sort of protected status in the wake of punk rock. The truth is, he's released a pile of wildly uneven albums in the '80s and '90s.

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