The 27-song playlist that Lou Reed made simply earlier than he died / Boing Boing


The UK’s Far Out Journal has posted the playlists of 27 songs that Lou Reed was listening to when he died in 2013 of liver illness.

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Reed frequently saved his finger on the heartbeat of latest and common music. Taking a hands-on strategy to the creating know-how round him, Reed managed his personal Spotify account which hosted a number of totally different playlists of songs he appreciated from the radio, or, alternatively, common songs he was listening to at the moment.

Entitled ‘What I’m listening to’, Reed’s remaining contributions to his inventive Spotify account was to curate two playlists for his followers. Combining some extra predictable picks with the likes of Roy Orbison, Prince, Tom Waits and extra, Reed additionally managed to boost a number of eyebrows when he consists of artists similar to Nicki Minaj, Robyn and extra.

Learn the remainder of the piece and entry the playlists here.

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Picture: Danny Norton, CC BY 2.0

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