Lou Reed has died, aged 71. There aren’t enough words to say how sad this is, or how much of a legend the Velvet Underground star was. But I’m going to give it a go.
It’s unseasonably hot in the UK at the moment, but now that it’s October, we’re already well into the countdown to the end of the year and thoughts are starting to drift towards those lists we all love to make of our favourite music/films/whatever of 2011. But there’s still some contenders to be released, so here’s the five albums I’m most looking forward to.