Lou Reed

Lou Reed

Words & Music, May 1965 (Deluxe Edition)

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Release Date: 08/26/2022 (Release dates are subject to change without notice)
Format:
LP
Label:
 Light In The Attic
Release type: Deluxe Edition Vinyl LP Pressing.

 

  • All tracks previously unreleased
  • Produced in partnership with Laurie Anderson and the Lou Reed Archive
  • Inaugural release in Light in the Attic’s Lou Reed Archive Series
  • Features the earliest-known recordings of “I’m Waiting for the Man,” “Pale Blue Eyes" and “Heroin" as made famous by The Velvet Underground
  • Includes seven unheard Lou Reed compositions
  • 45 RPM 2LP set pressed on Audiophile-Quality 180-gram vinyl at RTI
  • Features the only vinyl release of “I’m Waiting for the Man – May 1965 Alternate Version”
  • Remastered from the original analog tapes by GRAMMY®-nominated engineer John Baldwin
  • Package designed by multi-GRAMMY®-winning artist Masaki Koike
  • Includes bonus 7-inch record, housed in die-cut picture sleeve containing the first-ever vinyl release of six unheard tracks recorded between 1958 and 1964, including early demos, a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right,” and a doo-wop serenade recorded in ‘58 when the legendary singer-songwriter was just sixteen-years-old
  • Saddle-stitched, die-cut 28-page book featuring lyrics, archival photos, and liner notes by Greil Marcus, Don Fleming and Jason Stern
  • Archival reproduction of letter written by Reed to Delmore Schwartz, circa 1964
  • Includes CD containing complete audio from the package, housed in die-cut jacket
  • Entire package housed in stylized, die-cut gatefold LP jacket manufactured by Stoughton Printing Co.
  • Foil numbered and limited to 7,500 copies worldwide
  1. I'm Waiting for the Man - May 1965 Demo
  2. Men of Good Fortune - May 1965 Demo
  3. Heroin - May 1965 Demo
  4. Too Late - May 1965 Demo
  5. Buttercup Song - May 1965 Demo
  6. Walk Alone - May 1965 Demo
  7. Buzz Buzz Buzz - May 1965 Demo
  8. Pale Blue Eyes - May 1965 Demo
  9. Stockpile - May 1965 Demo
  10. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams - May 1965 Demo
  11. I'm Waiting for the Man - May 1965 Alternate Version
  12. Gee Whiz - 1958 Rehearsal
  13. Baby, Let Me Follow You Down - 1963/64 Home Recording
  14. Michael, Row The Boat Ashore - 1963/64 Home Recording
  15. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right (Partial) - 1963/64 Home Recording
  16. W & X, Y, Z Blues - 1963/64 Home Recording
  17. Lou's 12-Bar Instrumental - 1963/64 Home Recording

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