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500 Greatest Albums of All Time

344

Lou Reed, 'Berlin'


Lou Reed, 'Berlin'
344/500

RCA, 1973

Reed followed up his breakthrough album, Transformer, with "my version of Hamlet." A bleak song cycle about an abusive, drug-fueled relationship, it's hugely ambitious but also one of the darker records ever made – slow, druggy and heavily orchestrated by producer Bob Ezrin.


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