Oct 262009


  One Response to “Lou Reed…As His Coke Was Meant to Taste”

  1. hrrundivbakshi

    I have a few things to say about this:

    1. That’s one seriously good song! See what a difference a real *riff* makes, Lou? If you’re going to play six-minute songs, give our ears something to hang on to. Bravo!

    2. Before you all get wet in the pants about the extreme coolness portrayed by St. Lou here, imagine the screen test without those iconic sunglasses. Without those shades, Reed’s *nothing*. Bravo, sunglasses!

    3. Lou Reed and the estate of Andy Warhol could become seriously wealthy if they sold 30 seconds of this film to the Coca-Cola folks. I cannot imagine a better AmIdol spot. Seriously. No voice-over, so text supers, nothing. Just 30 seconds of Lou taking a long, uh, sexy slug from the bottle, and turning to the camera — as he does from around 3:45 to 4:15. Watch the kidz flock to the nearest vending machine.

    4. Here’s something sad to watch and ponder: Thurston Moore, as Lou Reed’s Coke was meant to taste:


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