December 12, 2013 11:26

Morrissey performs at Nobel Peace Prize Concert – watch

The singer played three tracks, including his cover of Lou Reed's 'Satellite of Love'

Morrissey performed at the 20th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo last night (December 11) – watch the performance above.

The singer was introduced by actors Claire Danes and Aaron Eckhart and played three tracks for the audience in the Norwegian capital, backed by a band wearing blue T-shirts all emblazoned with the word "Hustler".

Morrissey began his set with newer track 'People Are The Same Everywhere', followed by his cover of Lou Reed's 'Satellite Of Love' and 'Irish Blood, English Heart', from his 2004 album 'You Are The Quarry'.

The event, which has taken place annually in Oslo, Norway, since 1994, is a musical tribute to honour the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Other artists playing event were Jake Bugg, James Blunt, Mary J Blige and Omar Souleyman.

The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes, along with awards in chemistry, physics, physiology or medicine and literature. It has been awarded annually since 1901 to those who have done the best work in promoting peace around the world. Previous winners include Barack Obama, Al Gore and the European Union.


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