David Bowie Thinks Metallica Album Was Lou Reed's Masterpiece
Bowie added that the record would grow on people, much like Reed's 1973 effort Berlin, which was initially branded a flop. Anderson said the following during her speech, "One of [Lou's] last projects was his album with Metallica and this was really challenging, and I have a hard time with it. There are many struggles and so much radiance.
"And after Lou's death, David Bowie made a big point of saying to me, 'Listen, this is Lou's greatest work. This is his masterpiece. Just wait, it will be like 'Berlin'. It will take everyone a while to catch up.'" Read more here.
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