Label: BMG Ricordi S.p.A. - CFD 01115 • Format: 3x, CD Compilation, Reissue, Remastered Box Set • Country: Italy • Genre: Rock • Style: Glam, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll
It is the second single from his album Transformer. At the time of its release, it achieved minor chart successthough it later became a staple of his concerts and compilation albums. The song is about a man who observes a satellite launch on television, and contemplates what Reed describes as feelings of "the worst kind of jealousy" about his unfaithful girlfriend. David Bowiewho produced the album with Mick Ronsonprovided background vocals, especially for the final chorus. Most people could not sing some of his melodies.
He can really go for a high note. Take 'Satellite of Love,' on my Transformer album. There's a part at the very end where his voice goes all the way up.
It's fabulous. The existence of the original Velvet Underground version was unknown until the release of the box set Peel Slowly and See in In addition to being more up-tempo, the band's version contains a significant change in the lyrics. The lines:. Reflecting on the original lyrics, Reed said, "Jesus. Best left forgotten. Obviously, I Satellite Of Love - Lou Reed - Golden Collection want to use real names yet.
I probably wanted to make sure I wasn't using a name that really meant something to me. Morrissey's live cover of the song was digitally released on 2 December as a tribute to Reed, following his death in Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart.
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