Morrissey to release cover of "Satellite of Love" in tribute to Lou Reed

The single will be released in conjunction with the audio book format of his autobiography

By Prachi Gupta

Published November 11, 2013 4:54PM (EST)

Morrissey is expanding on his tribute to the late musician Lou Reed, who died Oct. 27. The former Smiths frontman will release a cover of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's "Satellite of Love," timed to the release the audio book format Morrissey's autobiography.

Morrissey's cover, which will be accompanied by other songs on digital and 12" disc formats, is from his 2011 Chelsea Ballroom performance in Las Vegas, reports RollingStone:

The digital version arrives November 29th, while the disc version is due December 2nd.

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