The good news: This clash of the ornery titans, inspired by a bleak German theater piece about a doomed dancer-turned-prostitute, isn’t nearly as alienating as Reed’s 1975 noise experiment Metal Machine Music. The other news: Even though headbangers can still toss up their devil horns to the buzz-saw crank of ”Mistress Dread,” the bulk of Lulu sounds like your dad’s drunk friend reciting his self-penned erotica over a melting ReLoad cassette. D
LULU? NO-NO Let's just say it's neither act's finest effort (Anton Corbijn)
Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: Lou Reed; Music Label: Warner Bros.
Posted October 26 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT
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