Elliot Tomlinson

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Location: Hertfordshire, UK


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Live in Italy ~ Lou Reed
Live in Italy ~ Lou Reed
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Unlike what the other reviewers inaccurately claim, this is not 1990s Lou Reed embraced by the general public and plodding out his greatest hits. This is 1980s Lou Reed with his best co-guitarist since Sterling Morrison.
Robert "Rampage" Quine is the best guitarist no one ever heard of (and I do mean "ever") and this live set is proof-positive of his technical prowess, raw power and intellectual-punk mastery of the electric guitar. This being one of the album-length contributions by the late, great Quine, is almost reason enough to purchase this live album.
(I say "album-length" because much of his stuff involves contributing to the odd track on albums like Tom "Rampage" Waits'… Read more