Lou Reed – RCA & Arista Album Collection – Out Now
October 7, 2016
No one has ever understood the primordial essence or the visionary potential of rock & roll better than Lou Reed, the quintessential New York rocker…
Reed was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist in a ceremony at Cleveland’s Public Hall held on April 18, 2015. Lou—along with John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Maureen Tucker—was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Velvet Underground in 1996.
Reed was an incredibly inspirational artist and we are proud to announce the much-anticipated release of Lou Reed – ‘The RCA & Arista Album Collection’ on Friday, October 7th 2016.
Lou Reed – ‘The RCA & Arista Album Collection’ for the first time in one comprehensive anthology brings together the 16 groundbreaking studio and live albums written, recorded (and often produced) by Reed as a solo artist following the 1970 dissolution of the Velvet Underground, the profoundly influential avant-rock ensemble he’d founded in 1965.
“This box set was Lou’s last project. He oversaw the remastering of all of his solo recordings made for RCA and Arista Records….This work was done at New York’s Masterdisk in June and July 2013.” – Hall Wilner
In addition to Reed’s 16 albums, the boxset also includes an 80-page hard-bound book featuring memorabilia from Lou’s personal archives with rarely seen photos and artwork.
Lou Reed – ‘The RCA & Arista Album Collection’ is the ultimate tribute to an essential epoch in Lou’s career as a transformative figure in American music.
There will also be a 6 LP 150 gram 12″ vinyl collection which will include a 30 page book and more!
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