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  1. Feb 09,  · "The Blue Mask" is often hailed by critics and fans alike as one of Lou Reed's greatest achievements, and it is deserving of the considerable praise. The disc contains some of Reed's most brutally honest writing in a concise set of songs exploring all aspects of human frailty - good, bad and ugly/5(82).
  2. Mar 21,  · Lou Reed: The Blue Mask ‎ (CD, Album) RCA: BVCP Japan: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Show All 3 Reviews. Add Review. Poque March 21, Report; the new beginning of a great adventure Lou goes on forever Reply Notify me Helpful airbagabe April 17, /5().
  3. The Blue Mask is the eleventh solo studio album by American musician Lou Reed. It was the first album released after Reed had left Arista Records and returned to RCA Records. The album was released around Reed's 40th birthday, and covers topics of marriage and settling down, alongside themes of violence, paranoia, and Rock.
  4. The Blue Mask was Reed 's first album after he overcame a long-standing addiction to alcohol and drugs, and it reveals a renewed focus and dedication to craft -- for the first time in years, Reed had written an entire album's worth of moving, compelling songs, and was performing them with keen skill and genuine emotional commitment.9/
  5. May 01,  · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Lou Reed - The Blue Mask at Discogs. Complete your Lou Reed collection/5().
  6. The Blue Mask has stood the test of time very well in Lou Reed's oeuvre and is amongst my top 5 Reed albums. The varied material takes us from domestic bliss in My House ("I've really got a lucky life/My writing, my motorcycle and my wife") to extreme emotion and paranoia ("I cringe at my terror/I hate my own smell/I know where I must be/I must be in hell") which is a near 5/5(9).
  7. 1 My House () 2 Women () 3 Underneath The Bottle () 4 The Gun () 5 The Blue Mask () 6 Average Guy ()
  8. I'm gonna fucking say it, The Blue Mask is better than Transformer. After getting himself clean from his drug addictions, Lou Reed makes the album that Growing Up In Public should have been. This album is one of his most personal records to date, with him talking about alcoholism, paranoia, politics, and his love for women.
  9. Lou Reed ’s the Blue Mask is a great record, and its genius is at once so simple and unusual that the only appropriate reaction is wonder. Who expected anything like this from Reed .

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