Berlin

Lou Reed - Berlin
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1973 Ratings: #46 / 116
User Score
Based on 238 ratings
1973 Ratings: #15
Liked by 20 people
July 1, 1973 / Release Date
LP / Format
RCA / Label
Bob Ezrin / Producer
Art Rock, Rock / Genres
www.loureed.com / Website
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JustSomeGuy
100

Fuck you, Lou Reed. Fuck you for making this album. I hate it. It's so fucking beautiful but has such a heart-wrenching story that every single time I hear it I end up feeling depressed for the rest of the day. Fuck you.

After producer Bob Ezrin told Reed that he wanted him to flesh out one of his stories more, Reed decided to take one of his best solo songs up to that point - Berlin - and turn it into its own concept album. The result is a jaw-dropping, gorgeous rock opera with which tells ... read more

Ari007
100

what

MonkeMan
100

Wow, what a masterpiece. It felt as though I was there, with Jim and Caroline watching as everything imploded. Lou Reed made all the right decisions in making the story memorable, adding so much more emotion to it than words ever could.

adamdriverstan2
100

bruh ­čśó

duality
88

Gorgeous with a touching story.

Felix_96
50

5/10

meh

Fav tracks: Lady Day, Sad Song

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Track List

  1. Berlin
  2. Lady Day
  3. Men of Good Fortune
  4. Caroline Says I
  5. How Do You Think It Feels
  6. Oh Jim
  7. Caroline Says II
  8. The Kids
  9. The Bed
  10. Sad Song
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Added on: February 4, 2013