Basic, but emotionally potent. + it teaches a valuable lesson about famous "personas".
I love Lou Reed and his work with The Velvet Underground, especially the freakier stuff like White Light/White Heat. For some reason, given the cool album cover and title of The Blue Mask, my only expectation was that I was going to hear something dark and fucked up - sound-wise, at least.
What I got instead, was a basic-sounding 80s rock singer-songwriter record with only some hints of Lou Reed's ... read more