Video:Lou Reed’s final interview before his passing

On September 21st of last year Lou Reed sat down with director Farida Khelfa for Parrot Zik head phones for an interview about his life in music. Sadly, it was his final one as he died a month after from liver failure. During the conversation his is intimidatingly  intense as his younger self. Strong with his words and convictions…

“I know the way I like things to sound. I knew what was missing . I wouldn’t want to hear Beethoven without beautiful bass, the cellos, the tuba. It’s very important. Hip-hop has thunderous bass. And so does Beethoven. If you don’t have the bass, it’s like being amputated. It’s like you have no legs.”-Lou Reed

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