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Magic and Loss ()

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Magic and Loss - Lou Reed
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  1. Dorita
  2. What's Good
  3. Power and Glory
  4. Magician
  5. Sword of Damocles
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  1. Dorita
  2. What's Good
  3. Power and Glory
  4. Magician
  5. Sword of Damocles
  6. Goodby Mass
  7. Cremation
  8. Dreamin'
  9. No Chance
  10. Warrior King
  11. Harry's Circumcision
  12. Gassed and Stoked
  13. Power and Glory, Pt. 2
  14. Magic and Loss
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With 1982's The Blue Mask, Lou Reed began approaching more mature and challenging themes in his music, and in 1992, Reed decided it was time to tackle the Most Serious Theme of All -- Death. Reed lost two close friends to cancer within the space of a year, and the experience informed Magic and Loss, a set of 14 songs about loss, illness, and mortality. It would have been easy for a project like this to sound morbid, but Reed avoids that; the emotions that dominate these songs are fear and helplessness in the face of a ...

Magic and Loss 1992, Sire

UPC: 075992666220

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