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Lou Reed: Royal Albert Hall, London

Barbara Ellen, The Times, 21 May 2000

IN THE BAR, the bets were on for what would be Lou Reed's token "old one" encore number. We know he's going to be mainly performing songs from his latest rather good album, Ecstasy, but we also know it's extremely bad form for rock legends, even notoriously snotty ones like Reed, not to throw at least one '60s or '70s classic to the hordes.

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