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Growing Up In Public:Lou Reed

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Growing Up in Public is the tenth album by rock and roll artist Lou Reed, released in 1980.

Track listing[edit]Edit

All songs written by Lou Reed & Michael Fonfara

  1. "How Do You Speak to an Angel?" – 4:08
  2. "My Old Man" – 3:15
  3. "Keep Away" – 3:31
  4. "Growing Up in Public" – 3:00
  5. "Standing on Ceremony" – 3:32
  6. "So Alone" – 4:05
  7. "Love Is Here to Stay" – 3:10
  8. "The Power of Positive Drinking" – 2:13
  9. "Smiles" – 2:44
  10. "Think It Over" – 3:25
  11. "Teach the Gifted Children" – 3:20


  • Lou Reed: guitar, vocals
  • Michael Fonfara: keyboards, guitar
  • Chuck Hammer: guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Michael Suchorsky: drums
  • Ellard "Moose" Boles: bass, background vocals
  • Stuart Heinrich: guitar, background vocals

Engineered by Corky Stasiak

Photography by Mick Rock

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