Karen O and Danger Mouse Cover Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day”

The Amazon Original exclusive track is available today. 

After releasing their collaborative album Lux Prima last March, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O and Danger Mouse are back at it with a new version of Lou Reed’s classic song.

“Perfect Day”—a tender tune originally off Reed’s 1972 record Transformer—details a simple day spent with a loved one at the zoo and at the movies. Karen O and Danger Mouse’s slightly more melancholic version is available to hear across all tiers of Amazon Music today. 

The duo are also nominated for Best Rock Performance for “Woman,” a track off Lux Prima, at this weekend’s 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. 

Listen to a preview of the updated “Perfect Day” below. You’ll need to sign into Amazon to hear it in full, or simply say, “Alexa, play the Amazon Original by Lou Reed and Karen O.” Technology is wild.


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