Magic and Loss

Lou Reed - Magic and Loss
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1992 Ratings: #140 / 352
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Based on 31 ratings
Liked by 3 people
January 14, 1992 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sire / Label
Art Rock / Genres / Website
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Lou Reed is standing, with his eyes closed, at the crossroad of magic and loss, two notable words that certainly belong to his lexicon of inspiration and expression.


Magic And Loss originally started as a concept album about magic, but after the loss of two close friends to cancer, Reed expanded the themes over to death as well. The result is the second emotionally-charged album in a row which hits just as hard as the previous Songs For Drella, but is arguably better from a musical standpoint.

To a lot of people, Magic And Loss is ruined by its overbearing themes of death. And I've gotta be honest, I understand that perfectly well. Unlike an album like ... read more


La crisis de los 50 explicada en un solo disco. Un disco que anuncia una nueva etapa en su discografia.

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Added on: April 29, 2013