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GQ Icons: Lou Reed

Robert Sandall, GQ, August 2008

ROCK STARS were never supposed to be regular guys, though that's the way most of the ones who stick around usually end up. It's hard to carry on being stroppy, mysterious and downright rude into middle age and beyond.

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