I could add this as SOTD simply for the way Lou Reed sings “fine fine music” at 1:49 and 3:09, that’s grounds enough for a SOTD entry, but there are also another 4:49 seconds just to push it over the top. ‘Rock and Roll’ follows the tale of a young girl (Jenny), who was way ahead of her peers as far as existential crises, but learns to appreciate the hedonistic lifestyle of rock and roll music, which ultimately saves her life. Pretty typical Velvet Underground stuff here. Just as Jenny discovered her love for rock and roll music listening to Elvis, this song, was a favourite of mine from a young age, releasing me from similar bouts of existential dread. As long as life is as chaotic as it is, you may as well sing about it.

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