Lou Reed’s Final Interview: ‘My Life is Music’ [VIDEO]

Posted on: November 14th, 2013 at 10:07 am by

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Lou Reed for Parrot ZIK Headphones

As we continue to mourn the loss of one of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest, Lou Reed, his last interview is something that will surely put a smile on your face. It’s one that captured his abiding passion for his craft, not to mention his one-of-a-kind personality.

On Saturday, September 21 in New York City, Reed took part in a photo shoot for Parrot ZIK Headphones, where director Farida Khelfa got the Velvet Underground icon’s thoughts on music, buying his first guitar, the evolution of sound and more. Reed “had offered his sonic expertise to the company, adjusting the balance of the Parrot Zik headphones so they’d be better suited for rock.”

“Sound is more than just noise. Ordered sound is music,” he said. “My life is music.”

Check out the clip below (via Rolling Stone):

Reed passed away October 27 at the age of 71. A public memorial, “New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center,” is planned for today at Lincoln Center’s Paul Milstein Pool & Terrace from 1pm to 4pm. For more info, check out the official Lou Reed Facebook page.

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