Legendary Hearts

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Legendary Hearts
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Studio album by Lou Reed
Released March 1983
Recorded 1982
Studio RCA Studios, New York City
Genre Rock
Length 38:10
Label RCA
Producer Lou Reed
Lou Reed chronology
The Blue Mask
(1982)
Legendary Hearts
(1983)
Live in Italy
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]
Chicago Tribune 4/4 stars[2]
Robert Christgau A[3]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars [4]
Pitchfork (6.9/10)[5]

Legendary Hearts is the twelfth solo studio album by rock and roll musician Lou Reed. It was dedicated to Reed's then-wife, Sylvia, who is credited with the cover concept.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Lou Reed.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Legendary Hearts" - 3:23
  2. "Don't Talk to Me About Work" - 2:07
  3. "Make Up Mind" - 2:48
  4. "Martial Law" - 3:53
  5. "The Last Shot" - 3:22
  6. "Turn Out the Light" - 2:45

Side two[edit]

  1. "Pow Wow" - 2:30
  2. "Betrayed" - 3:10
  3. "Bottoming Out" - 3:40
  4. "Home of the Brave" - 6:49
  5. "Rooftop Garden" - 3:04

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[6]

Production team

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legendary Hearts at AllMusic
  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 (March 29, 1983). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ Rolling Stone review
  5. ^ Pitchfork review
  6. ^ Legendary Hearts liner notes. RCA Records. 1983.