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Lou Reed

Walk on the Wild Side (4:14)

"Walk on the Wild Side" is a Lou Reed song from his 1972 second solo album Transformer. It was produced by David Bowie. The song received wide radio coverage, despite its touching on taboo topics such as transsexuality, drugs, male prostitutes and oral sex. In the United States, RCA released an edited version of the song as a single which eliminated the song's reference to oral sex. The lyrics, describing a series of individuals and their journeys to New York… read more

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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

Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side Lyrics


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  • Classic.
  • Well ciaz and uuuia love the aaagh
  • Lyrically, Lou's done much better work, no bones about it.........but there's just something special about this song, especially the melody. It's beautiful. I listen to this song a lot. I get anxious and paranoid easily and it calms me down.
  • ochen xoroshaja pesnia
  • duh duh duruh duh duruh duh duuuhh
  • He took it, for long, for too long... Thanks for many of the best times of my life Lou¡
  • lOve.
  • One of the greatest songs of ALL TIMES!
  • great song!
  • Said heyyy honey!

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