The View (song)

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"The View"
The View single.jpg
Single by Lou Reed and Metallica
from the album Lulu
Released September 27, 2011
Format Digital download
  • 5:17 (album version)
  • 3:45 (video edit)
Label Warner Bros.
Lou Reed singles chronology
"Gravity/Safety Zone"
"The View"

"Gravity/Safety Zone"
"The View"
Metallica singles chronology
"Broken, Beat & Scarred"
(2009) Broken, Beat & Scarred2009
"The View"
(2011) The View2011
"Lords of Summer"
(2014) Lords of Summer2014
Music video
"The View" on YouTube

"The View" is a single by American singer Lou Reed and American heavy metal band Metallica. It is the only single taken from the studio album Lulu, released on September 27, 2011.[3]

Music video[edit]

A music video directed by Darren Aronofsky and released on December 3, 2011,[4] shows Lou Reed and Metallica performing a short version of the song in a recording studio.

Track listing[edit]

iTunes single
1."The View"5:17



  1. ^ Hogan, Marc (September 19, 2011). "Lou Reed, Metallica Post 30-Second Collabo Preview". Spin. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ Fricke, David (September 28, 2011). "Lou Reed and Metallica - "The View"". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The View - Single". iTunes. Retrieved July 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Video for The View Debuts on December 3". December 2, 2011. Retrieved January 26, 2013.