CAFFE` LATTE` PRESENTS
A countdown of the 200 songs possessing the best lyrics of all-time. A playlist on spotify will be added at the end of the week.
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
“Holly came from Miami F.L.A.,
hitch-hiked her way across the U.S.A.
Plucked her eyebrows on the way,
shaved her legs
and then he was a she...”
"Walk On The Wild Side" has the feel that encapsulates an era in New York City. Lou Reed's lyrics introduce us to 5 colourful characters. He skirts around some taboo subjects that serve to add extra flavour to the song. The track appeared on Reed's 1972 album 'Transformer'.
As new songs are covered on this blog, a definitive version will be added to a spotify playlist. Find it and the other Caffé Latté playlists at: