"Try and look a little more po-faced Lou...Geddit?...POE-faced?
Oh, I really don't know why I bother sometimes. I really don't!"
Where there's trouble there's POEtry...
Lou Reed has been busy in New York putting the finishing touches to 'POEtry', a two-CD soundtrack to his musical theatre collaboration with Robert Wilson. The project is based on the work of Edgar Allen Poe and while Willem Dafoe recites most of Wilson's text, Reed has contributed 13 new songs.
One of those songs is "a snappy little ditty called Hopfrog" (presumably based on the Poe short story