30 April 2009

Lou Reed's POEtry

Lou Reed recorded The Raven in 2003. It is a concept album; Reed took on the challenge of reworking the stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe. Lou Reed's adaptation of The Raven is recited by the actor Willem Dafoe (click here for video). In addition, David Bowie, Laurie Anderson and others contributed to the project. With this post, I conclude the Poe-esque saga. Summer is in the air, and dance me to the end of...

1 comment:

  1. I'd lost track of Lou Reed the last couple of years. This is great stuff, thanks for the gem.