Sunday, October 27, 2013

Lou Reed, RIP

There's a bit of magic in everything
and then some loss 
to even things out
some loss to even things out

Update: Twitter tributes:

"He was a master" - David Bowie

"I met Lou Reed and told him he gave me tinnitus at a concert in 1989 that never went away and it was worth it. Dirty Blvd. Love to Lou." — Judd Apatow.

"The great & amazing Lou Reed has died my condolences 2 his wife Laurie Anderson.Lou was1of a kind & this colored girl still says dededede..." — Whoopi Goldberg.

"One of the greatest artists of our time." — Ricky Gervais.

"New York lost one of our greatest gifts today." —Russell Simmons.

"My friend Lou Reed came to the end of his song. So very sad.But hey, Lou, you'll always take a walk on the wild side. Always a perfect day." - Salman Rushdie

"We are all timebound, but today, with the loss of liberating Lou, life is a pigsty." - Morrissey

"The world has lost a fine songwriter and poet…I’ve lost my ‘school-yard buddy’." - John Cale

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