“Rock & roll is so great, people should start dying for it. You don’t understand. The music gave you back your beat so you could dream. A whole generation running with a Fender bass…
The People just have to die for music. People are dying for everything else so why not the music? Die for it. Isn’t it pretty? Wouldn’t you die for something pretty?
Perhaps I should die. After all, all the great blues singers did die. But life is getting better now.
I don’t want to die. Do I?”—Lou Reed from Please Kill Me Now: the Uncensored Oral History Of Punk (via newkillerbowie) (via youmeandloureed) (via lornadoome)