Coney Island Baby

Lou Reed - Coney Island Baby
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1976 Ratings: #23 / 96
User Score
Based on 117 ratings
1976 Ratings: #30
Liked by 9 people
January 19, 1976 / Release Date
LP / Format
RCA / Label
Lou Reed, Godfrey Diamond / Producer / Website
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After some brief experimentation, Lou Reed goes back to his more accessible pop/art rock sound that he went for in Sally Can't Dance, really perfecting the sound as well as actually combining the songwriting that made him such an incredible artist in the first place. The result is a damn beautiful record and one of his most essential outings.

Coney Island Baby may be far from my favourite project that Reed worked on, but that doesn't mean that this album isn't worth the time. For its short run ... read more


Great little record. Get in, bang out some deep cuts, and get out.


As quarantine is killing me emotionally, socially and financially, I decided to make the best of the situation by going trough some discographies. The first discography I'm visiting is the solo-output of one of the most influential musicians of all time; Lou Reed

Album #6; Coney Island Baby

After the *ahem* not so great reception of Metal Machine Music, Reed went back to a more easy-going rock and roll sound that fit in perfectly with a lot of the other music of the time. The result is 1976's ... read more


good on ya pitchy pitchy


Crazy Feeling ~ ★★★☆☆
Charley's Girl ~ ★★★☆☆
She's My Best Friend ~ ★★★☆☆
Kicks ~ ★★★☆☆
A Gift ~ ★★★☆☆
Ooohhh Baby ~ ★★★☆☆
Nobody's Business ~ ★★★☆☆
Coney Island Baby ~ ★★★★★


gaya lah babeh

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Track List

  1. Crazy Feeling
  2. Charley's Girl
  3. She's My Best Friend
  4. Kicks
  5. A Gift
  6. Ooohhh Baby
  7. Nobody's Business
  8. Coney Island Baby
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Added on: April 28, 2013