12 Great Covers of Lou Reed Songs
One of the greatest homages one musician can pay another is to perform one of their songs. As this list of Lou Reed covers demonstrates, the Velvet Underground and solo star was clearly one of the most respected and covered songwriters in all of rock music. The wide range of acts he and his work have inspired -- and the variety of shapes they successfully bend and twist his songs into -- speaks volumes about his talent. Here then are but a mere handful of interpretations of Reed classics, from the Velvet Underground days through his solo recordings.