The Definitive Collection (Lou Reed album)

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The Definitive Collection
Compilation album by Lou Reed
Released August 24, 1999
Recorded 1972-1998
Genre Rock
Length 75:15
Label Arista/RCA/BMG
Lou Reed chronology
A Retrospective
The Definitive Collection
Perfect Day
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

The Definitive Collection is Arista's 1999 Lou Reed collection, complete with an appropriately decadent cover photo by Mick Rock from the mid-1970s.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Blue Mask"
  2. "I Wanna Be Black"
  3. "Looking for Love"
  4. "Coney Island Baby"
  5. "Shooting Star"
  6. "Romeo Had Juliette"
  7. "I Want to Boogie With You"
  8. "Set the Twilight Reeling"
  9. "Vicious"
  10. "Street Hassle: A. Waltzing Matilda, B. Street Hassle, C. Slipaway"
  11. "Vicious Circle"
  12. "Walk on the Wild Side"
  13. "Temporary Thing"
  14. "Cremation/Ashes to Ashes"
  15. "The Bells"
  16. "Dirty Blvd." (Live)


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. The Definitive Collection at AllMusic