Facts about Lou Reed

Occup.Musician
FromUSA
BornMarch 2, 1942
Age82 years

Summary

Lou Reed is a famous Musician from USA, he/she is 82 years old and still alive, born March 2, 1942.

Zodiac:
He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by Lou.

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33 Famous quotes by Lou Reed

Small: Life is like Sanskrit read to a pony
"Life is like Sanskrit read to a pony"
Small: I can concentrate on my art
"I can concentrate on my art"
Small: I always thought martial arts was the most modern choreography we could have right now, and I always wa
"I always thought martial arts was the most modern choreography we could have right now, and I always wanted to put it to music"
Small: Take a walk on the wild side
"Take a walk on the wild side"
Small: I tried to give up drugs by drinking
"I tried to give up drugs by drinking"
Small: I dont think Im in any position to call myself a martial artist. Im a student of the martial arts
"I don't think I'm in any position to call myself a martial artist. I'm a student of the martial arts"
Small: I dont like overdubs, never liked them
"I don't like overdubs, never liked them"
Small: But Im also talented and I know when I created something great and Perfect Night is something great, no
"But I'm also talented and I know when I created something great and Perfect Night is something great, no doubt, no but"
Small: Perfect Night has that magic and it has the raw energy that grabs you by the throat
"Perfect Night has that magic and it has the raw energy that grabs you by the throat"
Small: I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future
"I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future"
Small: I dont believe in dressing up reality. I dont believe in using makeup to make things look smoother
"I don't believe in dressing up reality. I don't believe in using makeup to make things look smoother"
Small: I always believed that I have something important to say and I said it
"I always believed that I have something important to say and I said it"
Small: Perfect Night is minimalistic and thats what makes it so forceful
"Perfect Night is minimalistic and that's what makes it so forceful"
Small: Im not joking around when Ive said occasionally, trying to learn how to play a D chord properly has bee
"I'm not joking around when I've said occasionally, trying to learn how to play a D chord properly has been a very big thing for me"
Small: I dont really think about what the subject of my next album will be. I just know that Im going to make
"I don't really think about what the subject of my next album will be. I just know that I'm going to make another album"
Small: Im an artist and that means I can be as egotistical as I want to be
"I'm an artist and that means I can be as egotistical as I want to be"
Small: Me, Ive concentrated on music pretty much to the exclusion of other things
"Me, I've concentrated on music pretty much to the exclusion of other things"
Small: I think that everything happens for a reason, everything happens when its going to happen
"I think that everything happens for a reason, everything happens when it's going to happen"
Small: I think its pretentious to create art just for the sake of stroking the artists ego
"I think it's pretentious to create art just for the sake of stroking the artists ego"
Small: I love Ornette Coleman. I love Don Cherry. I love the way those guys play
"I love Ornette Coleman. I love Don Cherry. I love the way those guys play"
Small: I dont like nostalgia unless its mine
"I don't like nostalgia unless it's mine"
Small: I cleaned up my act because otherwise I would have kicked the bucket
"I cleaned up my act because otherwise I would have kicked the bucket"
Small: Theres a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out
"There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out"
Small: One of my rules is: Never listen to your old stuff
"One of my rules is: Never listen to your old stuff"
Small: When I record an album Im trying to get as close as possible to that perfect moment
"When I record an album I'm trying to get as close as possible to that perfect moment"
Small: My God is rocknroll
"My God is rock'n'roll"
Small: Music was what bothered me, what interested me
"Music was what bothered me, what interested me"
Small: Im too old to do things by half
"I'm too old to do things by half"
Small: How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the ar
"How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?"
Small: In the late 70s I started to search for the perfect sound - whatever that might be, before that I was m
"In the late '70s I started to search for the perfect sound - whatever that might be, before that I was mainly interested in drugs, insanity and the rock'n'roll lifestyle"
Small: If it has more than three chords, its jazz
"If it has more than three chords, it's jazz"
Small: Im in this business for too long to be halfhearted about anything
"I'm in this business for too long to be halfhearted about anything"
Small: I dont know anyone actually who does care what a critic says
"I don't know anyone actually who does care what a critic says"