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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Sony in Europe has been managing to clear shelves of catalog for a while by assembling solid five-disc packages by its major artists. This Lou Reed set is a case in point. It features his first three studio albums -- including his debut, which has been debated by critics since it appeared -- along with Transformer and Berlin, and then gets filled out with the sloppy Sally Can't Dance and the highly underrated Coney Island Baby. This is a treat for fans who only have Transformer and possibly Berlin, since these sets contain completely remastered discs with bonus cuts at a very affordable price, making it almost inexcusable not to go deeper into an artist like Reed. Highly ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Sony in Europe has been managing to clear shelves of catalog for a while by assembling solid five-disc packages by its major artists. This Lou Reed set is a case in point. It features his first three studio albums -- including his debut, which has been debated by critics since it appeared -- along with Transformer and Berlin, and then gets filled out with the sloppy Sally Can't Dance and the highly underrated Coney Island Baby. This is a treat for fans who only have Transformer and possibly Berlin, since these sets contain completely remastered discs with bonus cuts at a very affordable price, making it almost inexcusable not to go deeper into an artist like Reed. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/5/2008
  • Label: Sony/Bmg Int'l
  • UPC: 886973047323
  • Catalog Number: 730473
  • Sales rank: 36,130

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Can't Stand It (2:37)
  2. 2 Going Down (2:55)
  3. 3 Walk and Talk It (3:41)
  4. 4 Lisa Says (5:32)
  5. 5 Berlin (5:13)
  6. 6 I Love You (2:20)
  7. 7 Wild Child (4:43)
  8. 8 Love Makes You Feel (3:13)
  9. 9 Ride into the Sun (3:13)
  10. 10 Ocean (5:04)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Vicious (2:55)
  2. 2 Andy's Chest (3:17)
  3. 3 Perfect Day (3:45)
  4. 4 Hangin' 'Round (3:32)
  5. 5 Walk on the Wild Side (4:13)
  6. 6 Make Up (2:56)
  7. 7 Satellite of Love (3:39)
  8. 8 Wagon Wheel (3:19)
  9. 9 New York Telephone Conversation (1:32)
  10. 10 I'm So Free (3:08)
  11. 11 Goodnight Ladies (4:20)
  12. 12 Hangin' 'Round (4:05)
  13. 13 Perfect Day/Transformer Radio Spot (4:51)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Berlin (3:23)
  2. 2 Lady Day (3:38)
  3. 3 Men of Good Fortune (4:36)
  4. 4 Caroline Says I (3:57)
  5. 5 How Do You Think It Feels (3:42)
  6. 6 Oh Jim (5:09)
  7. 7 Caroline Says II (4:13)
  8. 8 The Kids (7:49)
  9. 9 The Bed (5:51)
  10. 10 Sad Song (6:56)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Ride Sally Ride (4:00)
  2. 2 Animal Language (3:00)
  3. 3 Baby Face (5:01)
  4. 4 N.Y. Stars (3:59)
  5. 5 Kill Your Sons (3:35)
  6. 6 Ennui (3:37)
  7. 7 Sally Can't Dance (4:07)
  8. 8 Billy (5:01)
  9. 9 Good Taste (3:30)
  10. 10 Sally Can't Dance (2:55)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Crazy Feeling (2:50)
  2. 2 Charley's Girl (2:35)
  3. 3 She's My Best Friend (5:59)
  4. 4 Kicks (6:00)
  5. 5 A Gift (3:45)
  6. 6 Ooohhh Baby (3:45)
  7. 7 Nobody's Business (3:45)
  8. 8 Coney Island Baby (6:35)
  9. 9 Nowhere at All (3:10)
  10. 10 Downtown Dirt (4:17)
  11. 11 Leave Me Alone (5:33)
  12. 12 Crazy Feeling (2:38)
  13. 13 She's My Best Friend (4:09)
  14. 14 Coney Island Baby (5:47)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lou Reed Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Rick Wakeman Piano
David Bowie Background Vocals
Jack Bruce Bass
Steve Howe Electric Guitar
Steve Winwood Organ, Harmonium
Michael Brecker Tenor Saxophone
Ronnie Ross Baritone Saxophone
Herbie Flowers Tuba, Bass Guitar, String Bass
Mick Ronson Guitar, Background Vocals
Aynsley Dunbar Drums
Randy Brecker Trumpet
Greg Calbi Overdubs
Clem Cattini Percussion
Barry DeSouza Drums
Ritchie Dharma Drums
Bob Ezrin Piano, Choir, Chorus, Mellotron
Dennis Ferrante Choir, Chorus, Overdubs
Helene Francois Vocal Harmony
Kay Garner Vocal Harmony
Les Hurdle Bass Guitar
Steve Hyden Choir, Chorus
Paul Keogh Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Tony Levin Bass
Gene Martynec Synthesizer, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Jay Messina Overdubs
Brian Odgers Bass Guitar
Jon Pierson Bass Trombone
Caleb Quaye Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Electric Guitar
Klaus Voormann Bass Guitar
Blue Weaver Piano
Dick Wagner Electric Guitar, Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
B.J. Wilson Drums
Shelly Yakus Overdubs
John Halzey Drums
Joe Lopes Overdubs
Pat Martin Overdubs
Ed Spring Overdubs
Peter Flanagan Piano
Technical Credits
David Bowie Arranger, Producer
Lou Reed Arranger, Producer
Herbie Flowers Arranger
Mick Ronson Arranger, Producer, String Arrangements, Bass Arrangement
Mike Bobak Engineer
Arun Chakraverty Mastering
Godfrey Diamond Producer
Bob Ezrin Arranger, Producer
Steve Katz Producer
Richard Robinson Producer
Ernst Thormahlen Art Direction
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