Reed poised for posthumous chart return

Paul Williams

Lou Reed's Walk On The Wild Side could be heading for a UK chart comeback following its creator's death on Sunday aged 71.

The 1972 classic ranks at No 43 on iTunes' UK countdown, the same position as on the US service, while also making a series of appearances on the retailer's charts around the world, including registering at No 3 in France, No 7 in Spain and Sweden and No 14 in Italy.

The cut's parent album Transformer, Reed's most successful commercially, ...

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