Laurie Anderson, the late Lou Reed's wife and sometimes collaborator, invites listeners to learn about another side of the groundbreaking songwriter. Anderson and a full cast narrate this mix of interviews and short pieces describing Reed's passion for tai chi and how it saved his life. The audiobook rarely feels like a tribute or a eulogy to Reed. Many of the interviewees, for example, Lou's sister, Merill Weiner, and musician Jonathan Richmond, recount personal perspectives that differ from Reed's public persona. What emerges is a realistic, often endearing, portrait of a seeker whose confidants understood his darker moods. Ten years after his passing, Anderson and her three co-editors have created a reflective, meditative collage of an artist and his private passion. R.W.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2023]
Trade Ed. Harper Audio 2023
DD ISBN 9780063093553 $27.99
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