Underneath The Bottle - Lou Reed - The Blue Mask (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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The Blue Mask. Create Gift Voucher Add to Cart. Read More Includes download code In stock, shipping now. Read More. Lou Reed. Then Reed entered into a marriage that, by all appearances, has been a source of profound and genuine bliss — which, in his case, seems especially miraculous.

Unfortunately, his first try at describing what that relationship means to him, Growing Up in Public , was a lackadaisical effort: not dishonest but slovenly. In retrospect, though, you can hear the beginnings of the move toward the seemingly artless directness of style and approach that pays off so richly on The Blue Mask.

Reed means to express plain truths and, with the unselfconsciousness that comes only when the mastery of craft is wedded to a surety of vision, has rediscovered the most straightforward and unadorned means of doing so. It turns tragedy into a pratfall, then makes that pratfall a real tragedy. Reed put together a small, street-hungry combo, played half the guitar parts himself and cut the tracks fast.

This song about rebirth begins as a ballad, then cranks up the amps in gratitude. Newswire Powered by. Close the menu. Rolling Stone. Log In. To help keep your account secure, please log-in again. You are no longer onsite at your organization.

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 scorenabmespocapp.reidrexlicilimalindisctextdersticon.co: Rca.

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  1. Label: RCA - RCA LP ,RCA - PL • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Classic Rock Lou Reed - The Blue Mask (, Vinyl) | Discogs Explore4/5().
  2. Mar 21,  · This album contains no instrumental overdubs with the exception of [Lou Reed's] lead guitar on A1. All vocals are overdubbed with the exception of B2. Lou Reed's guitar is the one in the right stereo channel and was built by the Guitarman/5().
  3. The album revisits many of the themes that had inspired Reed from the start of his career with the Velvets: His mentor, poet Delmore Schwarz is invoked in the opening track, reminding the listener of the Velvets's European Son (to Delmore), while Underneath The Bottle, an account of his struggle with alcohol, brings to mind an earlier song The Power Of Positive Drinking from the album Growing 5/5(9).
  4. Label: RCA - NL,RCA International - NL • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Classic Rock Lou Reed - The Blue Mask (, Vinyl) | Discogs Explore/5(9).
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Blue Mask on Discogs. Label: RCA International - NL,RCA - NL • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Folk Rock, Hard Rock4/5(44).
  6. Comment: LP Lou Reed: The Blue Mask AFL RCA Victor Record Label; Album cover and record appear new; Includes the original inner photo/song title/lyric/credit liner sleeve; Track listing My House; Women; Underneath the Bottle; The Gun; The Blue Mask; Average Guy; The Heroine; Waves of Fear; The Day John Kennedy Died; Heavenly Arms NM/NM.
  7. "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).
  8. Lou Reed and Robert Quine's guitars were mixed separately in the right and left stereo channels respectively. To differentiate his guitar's sound from Reed's, Quine used D tuning, playing each song as if it was one major second higher.
  9. 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.

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