Lou Reed & Metallica – The View

I’m sure most of you have heard many things about Lulu, the collaboration album between Lou Reed and Metallica. But would you believe me if I told you that Darren Aronofsky, the Oscar-nominated director behind The Wrestler and Black Swan, directed the music video for The View?

The video, shot in black and white a la Pi (π) — Aronofsky’s debut film — opens with Lou Reed and the band arriving to the studio. As the guys start to jam, the video becomes blurry and disorienting. Personally, I’d say this was a decent effort from Darren who made the best sense and use of song. However, he could have done much better considering the works he has done before.

Check out the video below.


YAM Magazine contributor, has a B. Sc. degree in Science/Pharmacy and is a very lazy person.

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