Musical artists similar to or like Lou Reed

American musician, singer, songwriter and poet. Wikipedia

  • Lou Reed discography

    The discography of the American rock musician Lou Reed consists of 22 studio albums and 13 live albums, and 44 singles. Reed also released 5 video albums and 11 music videos. Wikipedia

  • David Bowie

    English singer-songwriter and actor. Leading figure in the music industry and is regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Wikipedia

  • Doug Yule

    American musician and singer, most notable for being a member of the Velvet Underground from 1968 to 1973. Born in Mineola, Long Island, New York, and grew up in Great Neck. Wikipedia

  • John Cale

    Welsh musician, composer, singer, songwriter and record producer who was a founding member of the American rock band the Velvet Underground. Over his six-decade career, Cale has worked in various styles across rock, drone, classical, avant-garde and electronic music. Wikipedia

  • Billy Corgan

    American musician, singer, songwriter, and professional wrestling promoter. Best known as the lead singer, primary songwriter, guitarist, and only permanent member of the rock band the Smashing Pumpkins. Wikipedia

  • Bob Dylan

    American singer-songwriter, author and visual artist. Widely regarded as one of the greatest songwriters, Dylan has been a major figure in popular culture for more than 50 years. Wikipedia

  • Paul Simon

    American musician, singer, songwriter and actor. Simon's musical career has spanned over six decades. Wikipedia

  • Kurt Cobain

    American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the guitarist, primary songwriter and frontman of the rock band Nirvana. Through his angst-fueled songwriting and anti-establishment persona, Cobain's compositions widened the thematic conventions of mainstream rock music. Wikipedia

  • Lady Gaga

    American singer, songwriter, and actress. Known for her image reinventions and musical versatility. Wikipedia

  • Madonna

    American singer, songwriter, and actress. Regarded as one of the most influential figures in popular culture. Wikipedia

  • Transformer (Lou Reed album)

    Second solo studio album by American recording artist Lou Reed. Considered an influential landmark of the glam rock genre, anchored by Reed's most successful single, "Walk on the Wild Side", which touched on then-controversial topics of sexual orientation, gender identity, prostitution, and drug use. Wikipedia

  • Jonathan Richman

    American singer, songwriter and guitarist. Influential proto-punk band. Wikipedia

  • Patti Smith

    American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Called the "punk poet laureate", Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Wikipedia

  • Moe Tucker

    American musician and singer best known for having been the drummer for the New York City-based rock band the Velvet Underground. Born in Jackson Heights, Queens, and grew up in Levittown, New York in a middle-class Catholic family. Wikipedia

  • Nico

    German singer, songwriter, musician, model, and actress. She had roles in several films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960) and Andy Warhol's Chelsea Girls (1966). Wikipedia

  • Joan Jett

    American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, and actress. Best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and for earlier founding and performing with the Runaways, which recorded and released the hit song "Cherry Bomb". Wikipedia

  • Jimi Hendrix

    American musician, singer, and songwriter. Widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. Wikipedia

  • Bob Mould

    American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s. Born in Malone, New York Mould lived in several places, including the Minneapolis-St. Paul area where he attended Macalester College. Wikipedia

  • Bob Seger

    American singer, songwriter and musician. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as Bob Seger and the Last Heard and Bob Seger System throughout the 1960s, breaking through with his first album, Ramblin' Gamblin' Man (which contained his first national hit of the same name) in 1968. Wikipedia

  • Captain Beefheart

    American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. He conducted a rotating ensemble called the Magic Band, with whom he recorded 13 studio albums between 1964 and 1982. Wikipedia

  • Leonard Cohen

    Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, and novelist. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, depression, sexuality, loss, death and romantic relationships. Wikipedia

  • Kate Bush

    English singer, songwriter, musician, dancer and record producer. In 1978, aged 19, she topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks with her debut single "Wuthering Heights", becoming the first female artist to achieve a UK number one with a self-written song. Wikipedia

  • Bruce Springsteen

    American singer, songwriter, and musician who is both a solo artist and the leader of the E Street Band. Originally from the Jersey Shore, he received critical acclaim for his early 1970s albums and attained worldwide fame upon the release of Born to Run in 1975. Wikipedia

  • St. Vincent (musician)

    American singer, songwriter, musician and producer. She began her music career as a member of the Polyphonic Spree. Wikipedia

  • Neil Young

    Canadian-American singer-songwriter, musician, and activist. After embarking on a music career in the 1960s, he moved to Los Angeles, joining Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and others. Wikipedia

  • David Byrne

    British-American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, writer, music theorist, and filmmaker, who was a founding member and the principal songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads. Byrne has released solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, fiction, and non-fiction. Wikipedia

  • Flea (musician)

    Australian-American musician and actor. Best known as a founding member and the bassist of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers and has appeared on every album released by the band. Wikipedia

  • Prince (musician)

    American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, dancer, actor, and director. Widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation. Wikipedia

  • Joan Baez

    American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist. Her contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest and social justice. Wikipedia

  • Lulu (Lou Reed and Metallica album)

    Collaboration album between rock singer-songwriter Lou Reed and heavy metal band Metallica. Released as double album on October 31, 2011, by Warner Bros. in the U.S. and Vertigo elsewhere. Wikipedia

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