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Lou Reed Rock Galaxy. Various Artists Precious Metal. I told you I can't do it so I can't do it. So I'll see you. I shout after him, thank you, I've come all the way from England to see you, let's talk about what you want to talk about then. He sulks back in, and walks around me, as if weighing up whether to hit me.

I tell him that he's intimidating. Actually, he's like the class nerd who worked out obsessively and graduated into the playground bully. OK, then, can he explain The Raven to me? He tries and fails, but he does manage to say it took four years to make.

Did it upset him that, after all that time, so many critics slated it? Y'know, I was with Warhol, with Andy, and, the things they would say about him, up to and including when he died The Raven features a singer, simply called Antony, with a wonderful, shimmering voice - almost castrato. I ask Reed where he discovered him, and say that he looks as if he could have popped out of Warhol's Factory 40 odd years ago.

Now, typical of you as an interviewer to say something as cheap as 'Oh, he looks like somebody who could have been around the Factory,' as opposed to, 'What a great voice'. Why are you so aggressive to me? What have I done to you? Why are you being so horrible? OK, fuck, you don't want to talk about music. I was going to say he could be in the Factory because he's an original and his voice is stunning and ghostly.

But you didn't listen long enough before attacking me. As attacks go, that is pretty mild. I ask him if he's happy. Listening to his bile, I can't help thinking this is one unhappy man. I apologise for the personal question. OK, who's your music hero? I love Don Cherry. I love the way those guys play.

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