Walk on the Wild Side: The Best of Lou Reed

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For the similarly titled album, see Walk on the Wild Side & Other Hits.
Walk on the Wild Side: The Best of Lou Reed
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Greatest hits album by Lou Reed
Released 1977
Recorded January 5, 1972-October 18, 1975
Genre Rock
Length 40:50
Label RCA
Lou Reed chronology
Rock and Roll Heart
(1976)
Walk on the Wild Side: The Best of Lou Reed
(1977)
Street Hassle
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau A-[2]

Walk on the Wild Side: The Best of Lou Reed is the first greatest hits compilation by Lou Reed, formerly of The Velvet Underground. It was issued by RCA Records after Reed's first contract with them ended in 1976. Issued on compact disc on October 25, 1990.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Satellite of Love" - 3:40 (from Transformer (1972))
  2. "Wild Child" - 4:37 (from Lou Reed (1972))
  3. "I Love You" - 2:18 (from Lou Reed)
  4. "How Do You Think It Feels" - 3:08 (from Berlin (1973))
  5. "New York Telephone Conversation" - 1:32 (from Transformer)
  6. "Walk on the Wild Side" - 4:13 (from Transformer)
  7. "Sweet Jane" (Live) - 4:29 (from Rock 'n' Roll Animal (1974))
  8. "White Light/White Heat" (Live) - 5:01 (from Rock 'n' Roll Animal)
  9. "Sally Can't Dance" - 2:53 (from Sally Can't Dance (1974))
  10. "Nowhere at All" - 3:11 (from the Coney Island Baby sessions (1975))
  11. "Coney Island Baby" - 6:36 (from Coney Island Baby (1976))

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