New Sensations

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This article is about Lou Reed's album. For the film studio, see New Sensations (film studio).
New Sensations
Studio album by Lou Reed
Released April 1984
Recorded at Skyline Studios, New York City
Genre Rock
Length 42:24
Label RCA
Producer John Jansen, Lou Reed
Lou Reed chronology
Live in Italy
(1984)
New Sensations
(1984)
City Lights
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars[2]
Robert Christgau A[3]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[4]

New Sensations is the thirteenth solo album by Lou Reed.

When this album was released, critics and listeners alike took note of a change in the songs as being more upbeat and fun than much of Reed's prior work.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Lou Reed.

Side one[edit]

  1. "I Love You, Suzanne" – 3:19
  2. "Endlessly Jealous" – 3:57
  3. "My Red Joystick" – 3:36
  4. "Turn to Me" – 4:22
  5. "New Sensations" – 5:42

Side two[edit]

  1. "Doin' the Things that We Want To" – 3:55
  2. "What Becomes a Legend Most" – 3:37
  3. "Fly Into the Sun" – 3:04
  4. "My Friend George" – 3:51
  5. "High in the City" – 3:27
  6. "Down at the Arcade" – 3:40

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (January 12, 1992). "Lou Reed's Recordings: 25 Years Of Path-breaking Music". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (July 24, 1984). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice (New York). Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ Rolling Stone review
  5. ^ New Sensations by Lou Reed, Kurt Loder, 07 June 1984, Rolling Stone