The Blue Mask
Download links and information about The Blue Mask by Lou Reed. This album was released in 1982 and it belongs to Blues, Rock, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Club/Dance, Disco House, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 40:58 minutes.
|Genre:||Blues, Rock, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Club/Dance, Disco House, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist|
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|3.||Underneath the Bottle||2:33|
|5.||The Blue Mask||5:03|
|8.||Waves of Fear||4:11|
|9.||The Day John Kennedy Died||4:08|
Credit guitarist Robert Quine for upping the ante and giving Lou Reed the musical challenge of his life. With Quine's definitive attack underlining the words and the terror of Reed's best batch of tunes since Street Hassle, Reed finally delivered on the promise of his post–Velvet Underground career in a way that couldn't be denied. (Berlin, his other masterwork, has its detractors.) Bassist Fernando Saunders colors the bottom end, while Reed sing/speaks songs that range from beautiful ("My House") to paranoid ("Waves of Fear") to brutal ("The Gun") to poignant ("The Day John Kennedy Died"), never shirking from the emotional commitment necessary to put these songs across. "Women" is so simple that its complexity can be lost on a cursory listen. But these are songs that repay over repeated plays. "The Blue Mask," "Underneath the Bottle," and "The Heroine" all flow with a sense of poetry and rock 'n' roll. In 1982—at a time when it was debatable if the '60s crowd could find relevance in a new decade—Reed proved it could be done without compromise.