Lou Reed, with the help of Andy Warhol at the Factory made The Velvet Underground a massively influential band. However, 'Transformer', Lou Reeds second solo album, which took him from cult hero of The Velvet Underground to international superstar status. The programme takes a track by track look at the album, which was produced by David Bowie and Mick Ronson. In an exclusive interview in New York, Lou Reed talks of the making of the album and together with the original engineer, Ken Scott, takes us through the multi track tapes of 'Perfect Day', 'Vicious', 'Satellite of Love' and 'Walk On the Wild Side' amongst others. The programme is illustrated throughout with archive footage of Lou Reed in concert, The Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol and the 'Factory' and features exclusive new acoustic material from Lou.