One of rock's most important singer/songwriters, the creator of a daring body of work who proved rock & roll could be art.
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Album Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Lou Reed 1972 Lou Reed BMG International
 
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Transformer 1972 Transformer BMG
 
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Berlin 1973 Berlin RCA
 
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Rock N' Roll Animal 1974 Rock N' Roll Animal RCA
 
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Sally Can't Dance 1974 Sally Can't Dance RCA
 
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Lou Reed Live 1975 Lou Reed Live BMG
 
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Metal Machine Music 1975 Metal Machine Music Buddha Records
 
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Coney Island Baby 1976 Coney Island Baby BMG International
 
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Rock and Roll Heart 1976 Rock and Roll Heart Buddha Records
 
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Live: Take No Prisoners 1978 Live: Take No Prisoners Import
 
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Street Hassle 1978 Street Hassle Arista
 
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The Bells 1979 The Bells Buddha Records
 
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Growing Up in Public 1980 Growing Up in Public Buddha Records
 
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The Blue Mask 1982 The Blue Mask RCA
 
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Legendary Hearts 1983 Legendary Hearts BMG
 
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Live in Italy 1984 Live in Italy BMG International
 
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New Sensations 1984 New Sensations BMG International
 
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Mistrial 1986 Mistrial RCA / Denwa Productions
 
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New York 1989 New York Sire
 
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Songs for Drella 1990 Songs for Drella Sire
 
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Magic and Loss 1992 Magic and Loss Sire
 
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Set the Twilight Reeling 1996 Set the Twilight Reeling Sire / Warner Bros.
 
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Perfect Night: Live in London 1998 Perfect Night: Live in London Reprise / Warner Bros.
 
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Ecstasy 2000 Ecstasy Reprise / Warner Bros.
 
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The Raven 2003 The Raven Reprise / Sire
 
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Animal Serenade 2004 Animal Serenade Reprise / Warner Bros.
 
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Hudson River Wind Meditations 2007 Hudson River Wind Meditations Sounds True
 
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Metal Machine Music: Live at the Berlin Opera House 2007 Metal Machine Music: Live at the Berlin Opera House Asphodel
 
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Berlin: Live at St. Ann's Warehouse 2008 Berlin: Live at St. Ann's Warehouse Matador
 
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Walk on the Wild Side: Recorded Live! New York 1972 2009 Walk on the Wild Side: Recorded Live! New York 1972 Blueline / XXL Media
 
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Lulu 2011 Lulu Warner Bros.
 
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Hassled In April: Live In Chicago 1978 2014 Hassled In April: Live In Chicago 1978 Chrome Dreams / Smokin'
 
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Metal Machine Music: First Full Instrumental Version 2014 Metal Machine Music: First Full Instrumental Version Zeitkratzer
 
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Banging on My Drums Banging on My Drums Keyhole Records
 
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