||[Oct. 25th, 2007|10:59 am]
The velvet underground's trashy fans
Were John and Lou gay?
OK NOT REALLY, BUT STILL YES.
DL of (Do) the Ostrich by the Primitives, John and Lou's band before the VU: http://www.mediafire.com/?2b9tuzw5btv
Quotes from Cale's autobiography, 'What's Welsh for Zen?'
He was from the other world and he fitted me perfectly, we were made for each other. It was so natural.
Lou had been the first person I could express myself to verbally, musically and emotionally.
I was squeamish about needles. Lou took care of that by shooting me up for the first time. It was an intimate experience...
It wasn't until he gave me a few sexual nudges that it finally clicked that Lou was gay, or at least bisexual.
[Cale's second wife Cindy] was reminiscent of the volatality of Lou Reed. I don't mean that he was the original Cindy, but it was a close-run thing. At least the sexual relationship with Cindy was consumated...