Lou Reed tells the truth behind the sartorial gestures, innovative stage set-ups, subversive acts and legendary albums that made him one of the most intriguing artists in modern music.
Lou Reed: 'My image is all-encompassing.'
Lou and Mick discuss the photographs and their friendship in a completely original, no-holds-barred dialogue. The authors recall walking 60 blocks of New York in the snow, the 'TV tour', staying awake for nights on end creating visuals and discussing poetry. Their mutual admiration and affection is apparent throughout the book, through both their words and the candour displayed in the photographs.
Lou Reed: 'Isn't Mick great?'
In addition to the original edition offering, the book now comes with a new booklet presenting 25 previously unseen photographs and a 2000-word essay by Mick Rock.