Slash, Lenny Kravitz, Flea ja monet muut kunnioittavat Lou Reedia

Vaikutusvaltainen amerikkalaismuusikko Lou Reed menehtyi maksansiirron aiheuttamiin komplikaatioihin sunnuntaina 27.10. Lue Soundin uutinen täältä.

Miehen poismeno on saanut kollegoiden ja yhteistyökumppaneiden Twitter-tilit laulamaan ja seuraavassa onkin muutamia legendaariselle artistille osoitettuja muistosanoja:

The Who: ”R.I.P. Lou Reed. Walk on the peaceful side.”

Sub Pop Records: ”Sunday Mourning -we’re going to miss you, Lou.”

Weezer: ”R.I.P Lou Reed – VU was a big influence when Weezer was being formed, and Ric Ocasek told us cool stories of his friendship with him.”

Slash: ”Haven’t really accepted the reality of the loss of Lou Reed. Still trying to process it. Denial I guess.”

Steven Tyler: ”Rip to a great friend a fellow musician. From maxes to the masses you made the world sing. I love you Lou!”

Danko Jones: ”Wow, this is a real bummer – Lou Reed dead at 71. White Light/White Heat, Street Hassle, Metal Machine Music. Lou Reed was a treasure.”

Paul Stanley: ”RIP Lou Reed. A musician, artist and trailblazer who played by his own rules.”

Billy Idol: ”R.I.P. Lou Reed & thank you & the Velvets. U were my inspiration in the ’70’s, 4 without you there would have been no punk rock!”

Motörhead: ”Rest In Peace to Lou Reed. You will be missed!”

Flea: ”I love Lou Reed so much. Always.”

Nikki Sixx: ”RIP Lou Reed.Thank you for your beautiful/dark lyrics/music and stance on life.You inspired me from my teenage years right up till today.”

Lenny Kravitz: ”Lou, rest in peace on the wild side.”