New Sensations

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New Sensations
NewSensations reed.jpg
Studio album by Lou Reed
Released April 1984
Studio Skyline Studios, New York City
Genre
Length 42:24
Label RCA
Producer
Lou Reed chronology
Live in Italy
(1984)Live in Italy1984
New Sensations
(1984)
City Lights
(1985)City Lights1985
Singles from New Sensations
  1. "I Love You, Suzanne"
    Released: 1984
  2. "My Red Joystick"
    Released: 1984
  3. "High in the City"
    Released: 1984
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars[2]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 4/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork 5.8/10[4]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[5]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 4/5 stars[6]
Spin Alternative Record Guide 8/10[7]
The Village Voice A[8]

New Sensations is the thirteenth solo studio album by the American recording artist Lou Reed. It was originally released in April 1984, on the label RCA. On the US charts, the track, "My Red Joystick" went to number fifty-two on the dance charts.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Lou Reed

Side one
  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
  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]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[10]

Production team

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deming, Mark. "New Sensations – Lou Reed". AllMusic. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (January 12, 1992). "Lou Reed's Recordings: 25 Years Of Path-breaking Music". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th concise ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-85712-595-8. 
  4. ^ Harvell, Jess (January 15, 2010). "Lou Reed: Legendary Hearts / New Sensations". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  5. ^ Loder, Kurt (June 7, 1984). "Lou Reed: New Sensations". Rolling Stone. New York. Archived from the original on March 1, 2009. Retrieved August 23, 2016. 
  6. ^ Hull, Tom (2004). "Lou Reed". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. pp. 684–85. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  7. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig, eds. (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 0-679-75574-8. 
  8. ^ Christgau, Robert (July 24, 1984). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  9. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 215. 
  10. ^ New Sensations liner notes. RCA Records. 1984. 

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