Album artist 202 - Lou Reed

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This page lists the album chart runs of Lou Reed. The albums are listed with the most widely successful first.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Lou Reed New York 1989 Switzerland 1 - Feb 1989 (14 weeks), Holland free40 1 of 1989, France Best 4 of 1989, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1997), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1989), Melody Maker 6 of 1989, Austria 9 - Feb 1989 (3 months), Sweden 9 - Jan 1989 (12 weeks), Norway 12 - Feb 1989 (7 weeks), UK 14 - Jan 1989 (22 weeks), Billboard 40 - Jan 1989 (22 weeks), Italy 70 of 1989, France (InfoDisc) 85 of 1989 (peak 29, 12 weeks), Acclaimed 374 (1989), WXPN 510 (1989), RYM 45 of 1989, Xgau rating A- (1989)
2 Lou Reed Transformer 1972 BEA 5 of 1972, UK 13 - Apr 1973 (36 weeks), Australia Goset 19 - May 1973 (1 week), Billboard 29 - Dec 1972 (32 weeks), Vinyl Surrender 50 of all time, Channel4 54, Virgin 58, Acclaimed 79 (1972), Guiness 95, US CashBox 96 of 1973, Rolling Stone 194, WTMD 514, WXPN 721 (1972), RYM 25 of 1972, KEXP 326, Xgau rating B- (1972)
3 Lou Reed Rock 'N' Roll Animal 1974 Holland free40 2 of 1974, US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1978), D.Marsh 11 of 1974, UK 26 - Mar 1974 (1 week), Billboard 45 - Mar 1974 (28 weeks), WXPN 558 (1974), WTMD 617, Acclaimed 989 (1974), RYM 93 of 1974, Xgau rating A- (1974)
4 Lou Reed Magic & Loss 1992 Holland free40 4 of 1992, UK 6 - Jan 1992 (6 weeks), Sweden 9 - Feb 1992 (8 weeks), Switzerland 10 - Jan 1992 (13 weeks), Norway 10 - Feb 1992 (5 weeks), Austria 19 - Feb 1992 (3 months), Italy 65 of 1992, Billboard 80 - Feb 1992 (7 weeks), Acclaimed 1654 (1992)
5 Lou Reed Berlin 1973 UK 7 - Oct 1973 (5 weeks), BEA 9 of 1973, Belgium 47 of all time (1973), Billboard 98 - Oct 1973 (11 weeks), Acclaimed 212 (1973), Rolling Stone 344, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 1973), RYM 27 of 1973, Xgau rating C (1973)
6 Lou Reed Coney Island Baby 1976 D.Marsh 15 of 1976, Sweden 23 - Feb 1976 (4 weeks), Billboard 41 - Feb 1976 (14 weeks), UK 52 - Feb 1976 (1 week), France (InfoDisc) 81 of 1976 (peak 12, 12 weeks), Acclaimed 1749 (1976), RYM 101 of 1975, Xgau rating B+ (1976)
7 Lou Reed The Blue Mask 1982 Holland free40 10 of 1982, Sweden 17 - Feb 1982 (6 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 32 of 1982 (peak 15, 42 weeks), Italy 87 of 1982, Billboard 169 - Feb 1982 (4 weeks), Acclaimed 1501 (1982), RYM 59 of 1982, Xgau rating A (1982)
8 Lou Reed New Sensations 1984 Sweden 30 - May 1984 (11 weeks), Holland free40 55 of 1984, Billboard 56 - Jun 1984 (31 weeks), UK 92 - Jun 1984 (1 week), Acclaimed 2142 (1984), Xgau rating A (1984)
9 Lou Reed Set The Twilight Reeling 1996 Switzerland 16 - Mar 1996 (7 weeks), Norway 17 - Mar 1996 (2 weeks), Sweden 23 - Feb 1996 (3 weeks), UK 26 - Mar 1996 (2 weeks), Austria 38 - Apr 1996 (1 month), Billboard 110 - Mar 1996 (3 weeks)
10 Lou Reed Legendary Hearts 1983 Sweden 36 - Apr 1983 (2 weeks), Holland free40 49 of 1983, Billboard 159 - Apr 1983 (7 weeks), Acclaimed 2942 (1983), RYM 107 of 1983, Xgau rating A (1983)
11 Lou Reed Street Hassle 1978 D.Marsh 19 of 1978, Holland free40 21 of 1978, Billboard 89 - Apr 1978 (9 weeks), Acclaimed 1827 (1978), RYM 137 of 1978, Xgau rating B+ (1978)
12 Lou Reed Sally Can't Dance 1974 Billboard 10 - Oct 1974 (14 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Holland free40 12 of 1974, US BB 68 of 1974, Xgau rating B+ (1974)
13 Lou Reed Mistrial 1986 Sweden 14 - May 1986 (8 weeks), Billboard 47 - May 1986 (20 weeks), UK 69 - May 1986 (1 week), Xgau rating B (1986)
14 Lou Reed Growing Up In Public 1980 Sweden 35 - May 1980 (2 weeks), Holland free40 54 of 1980, Billboard 158 - May 1980 (5 weeks), Xgau rating B (1980)
15 Lou Reed Ecstasy 2000 Holland free40 8 of 2000, Norway 20 - Apr 2000 (1 week), Billboard 183 - Apr 2000 (1 week)
16 Lou Reed The bells 1979 Italy 61 of 1979, Holland free40 92 of 1979, Billboard 130 - Jun 1979 (4 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1979)
17 Lou Reed Rock 'N' Roll Heart 1976 Sweden 40 - Nov 1976 (2 weeks), Billboard 64 - Nov 1976 (8 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1976)
18 Lou Reed Lou Reed Live 1975 D.Marsh 39 of 1975, Billboard 62 - Apr 1975 (10 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1975)
19 Lou Reed Retro 1989 UK 29 - Oct 1989 (5 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1989)
20 Lou Reed Rock & Roll Diary 1967-1980 1980 Billboard 178 - Dec 1980 (4 weeks), Xgau rating B (1980)
21 Lou Reed The Essential Lou Reed 2013 Billboard 155 - Nov 2013 (1 week)
22 Lou Reed Walk on the Wild Side: The Best of Lou Reed 1977 Billboard 156 - Apr 1977 (6 weeks), Xgau rating A- (1977)
23 Lou Reed Lou Reed 1972 Billboard 189 - Jun 1972 (2 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1972)
24 Lou Reed Live In Italy 1984 France (InfoDisc) 32 of 1984 (peak 30, 32 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1984)
25 Lou Reed Nyc Man - Greatest Hits 2003 UK 43 - Jun 2003 (3 weeks)
26 Lou Reed Raven 2003 Holland free40 29 of 2003
27 Lou Reed The Very Best Of Lou Reed 2002 Norway 19 - Mar 2002 (5 weeks)
28 Lou Reed City Lights 1985 Xgau rating B+ (1985)
29 Lou Reed Lou Reed Live: Take No Prisoners 1978 Xgau rating C+ (1978)
30 Lou Reed Metal Machine Music 1975 Xgau rating C+ (1975)

In addition to the above listed albums Lou Reed also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Lou Reed & John Cale Songs For Drella 1990 Melody Maker 3 of 1990, France Best 6 of 1990, Holland free40 13 of 1990, Switzerland 18 - May 1990 (7 weeks), UK 22 - May 1990 (5 weeks), Billboard 103 - May 1990 (8 weeks), Acclaimed 1194 (1990), RYM 65 of 1990
2 Lou Reed & Metallica Lulu 2011 Germany 6 - Nov 2011 (1 week), UK 36 - Nov 2011 (2 weeks), Billboard 36 - Nov 2011 (1 week)

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