Someone Good

Lou Reed wrote this song after spending a day in Central Park with his fiancée, but the ominous closing lines- “You’re going to reap just what you sow”- have led many to believe it’s also an ode to his heroin addiction.

Whatever his personal motivations, I think the theme of joy and melancholy intermingled is what made it resonate with so many people.

Full lyrics HERE.


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  1. …this has been the theme for many a story featuring lonely people inside of heart-rending relationships….


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