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New York
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New York is the fifteenth solo studio album by American musician Lou Reed, released in January 1989 by Sire Records. The album received universal critical success upon release, and is widely considered Reed's strongest solo effort since Transformer, if not ever. It is highly regarded for the strength and force of its lyrical content; Reed stated that he required simple music so that it would not distract from his frank lyrics. The single "Dirty Blvd.

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New York is Lou Reed’s 15th solo album, released in 1989 to broad critical acclaim. In New York, Reed builds upon on his longtime theme of documenting New York City’s underbelly and its most stigmatized and downtrodden residents. It is regarded as one of his most conceptual albums, and in the liner notes Reed himself instructs listeners to take in the whole album in one sitting, as though it were a book or a movie. Apologies to the late great Lou for breaking it down song-by-song. Producers Fred Maher & Lou Reed. Writers Lou Reed & Mike Rathke.

New York City figured so prominently in Lou Reed's music for so long that it's surprising it took him until 1989 to make an album simply called New York, a set of 14 scenes and sketches that represents the strongest, best-realized set of songs of Reed's solo career. While Reed's 1982 comeback, The Blue Mask, sometimes found him reaching for effects, New York's accumulated details and deft caricatures hit bull's-eye after bull's-eye for 57 minutes, and do so with an easy stride and striking lyrical facility

About New York album. Album New York (1988). Jeffrey Lesser, Lou Reed.

New York is arguably Lou Reed's greatest hour as a solo artist. A song-cycle about his beloved city in the '80s, Reed adopts a conversational tone to discuss politics, AIDS, romance, TV preachers, and whatever else is on his mind. While his voice never ranges far, the album kicks into high gear with the twin guitar attack of Reed and Mike Rathke, which takes simple, three-chord rock into a truly transcendent space. Romeo Had Juliette" cruises like a cab down a bumpy avenue, while "Strawman" curls with rage

Original Album Classics released: 2009. Walk on the Wild Side: Live in New York 1972 released: 2009. The Best of Lou Reed released: 2009. Legendary Hearts released: 2009. Playlist: the Very Best of Lou Reed released: 2008. Berlin: Live at St Ann's Warehouse released: 2008. Greatest Hits: Steel Box Collection released: 2008.


A1 Romeo Had Juliette
A2 Halloween Parade
A3 Dirty Blvd.
A4 Endless Cycle
A5 There Is No Time
A6 Last Great American Whale
A7 Beginning Of A Great Adventure
B1 Busload Of Faith
B2 Sick Of You
B3 Hold On
B4 Good Evening Mr. Waldheim
B5 Xmas In February
B6 Strawman
B7 Dime Store Mystery

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Sire Records Company
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sire Records Company
  • Recorded At – Mediasound
  • Mixed At – Mediasound
  • Mastered At – Masterdisk
  • Duplicated By – Specialty Records Corporation


  • Artwork [By] – Spencer Drate, Sylvia Reed
  • Backing Vocals – Dion Di Mucci* (tracks: A3), Jeffrey Lesser
  • Bass [Fender] – Fred Maher (tracks: A1, B1)
  • Double Bass [Clevinger Electric Upright Six String Bass] – Rob Wasserman (tracks: A2 to A7, B2 to B7)
  • Drums – Fred Maher (tracks: A1 to A5, A7 to B6), Maureen "Moe" Tucker* (tracks: A6, B7)
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Victor Deyglio
  • Engineer [Record And Mixdown] – Jeffrey Lesser (tracks: A2 to B7)
  • Guitar – Mike Rathke
  • Guitar, Backing Vocals, Mixed By, Written-By – Lou Reed
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Mixed By – Fred Maher, Jeffrey Lesser, Lou Reed, Mike Rathke
  • Photography By – Waring Abbott
  • Producer – Fred Maher, Lou Reed
  • Written-By – Lou Reed (tracks: A1 to A6, B1 to B7), Mike Rathke


Duplicated by Specialty Records Corporation, identified by SR on side of cassette.

This album was recorded & mixed at Media Sound, Studio B, NYC
Mastered at Masterdisk, NYC

Includes fold-out J card with lyrics and credits

Catalog# "9 25829-4" on sleeve, "4-25829" on cassette

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7599-25829-4 0
  • Barcode (Scanned): 075992582940
  • Other (Duplication ID): SR

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
9 25829-2 Lou Reed New York ‎(CD, Album) Sire 9 25829-2 US 1989
9 25829-1 Lou Reed New York ‎(LP, Album) Sire 9 25829-1 Israel 1989
1-25829 Lou Reed New York ‎(LP, Promo) Sire 1-25829 US 1989
9 25829-2 Lou Reed New York ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Sire 9 25829-2 US Unknown
9 25829-2 Lou Reed New York ‎(CD+G, Album) Sire 9 25829-2 US 1989