On October 31, 2011.

On October 31, 2011, “Warner Bros” and “Vertigo” labels released “Lulu”, a collaboration album between Lou Reed and Metallica. It was recorded April – June 2011, at Metallica’s HQ in San Rafael, CA, and was produced by Greg Fidelman, Lou Reed, Hal Willner, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich.The album is based on the two “Lulu Plays” by the German playwright Frank Wedekind.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed– lead vocals, continuum, acoustic guitar
  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Robert Trujillo– bass
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Sarth Calhoun– electronics
  • Jenny Scheinman– violin, viola, string arrangements
  • Gabe Witcher– violin
  • Megan Gould – violin
  • Ron Lawrence – viola
  • Jessica Troy – viola
  • Marika Hughes – cello
  • Ulrich Maiss – cello
  • Rob Wasserman– stand up electric bass
  • Greg Fidelman– engineer, mixing
  • Vlado Meller– mastering
  • Anton Corbijn – album packaging photographs
  • Stan Musilek– album cover and packaging photographs

Track listing:

All lyrics by Lou Reed, all music by Lou Reed, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich.

  1. Brandenburg Gate
  2. The View
  3. Pumping Blood
  4. Mistress Dread
  5. Iced Honey
  6. Cheat on Me
  7. Frustration
  8. Little Dog
  9. Dragon
  10. Junior Dad

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