Legendary songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed passed away on the 27th of October but his legions of fans will never forget his influence in music. Now, they can discover the true story of the Velvet Underground legend in this update of his definitive biography.
Transformer is the only complete and comprehensive telling of Lou's story. Victor Bockris, the man known as the leading Lou Reed biographer, updates his original biography, the only book Lou ever contributed to. Featuring exclusive new interviews completed in the wake of his death from Lou's innermost circle, including his wife, Laurie Anderson, as well as new, previously unseen, photographs.
Read the shocking account of Lou's life with direct quotes from the man himself; from undergoing electroshock therapy as a teenager to his turbulent relationships with men and women at college to his destined road to stardom. Told with comments from those closest to him and interspersed with fantastic photographs, this captivating and vivid true story of the talented pioneer is the only Lou Reed biography you need on your shelf.