Lou Reeds records songs for documentary

Singer writes brand new songs for film soundtrack

Lou Reed has recorded two brand new songs for the forthcoming’Nanking’ documentary.

The tunes are ’Gravity’ and ’Safety Zone’ are to be featured in the documentary, which will tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking in China, in the early days of World War II.

The film are told through interviews with Chinese survivors and archival footage, interwoven with staged readings of the Westerners letters and diaries as performed by Woody Harrelson, Mariel Hemingway, Jurgen Prochnow and Stephen Dorff.

The film will be premiered on December 12 in New York City at The Film Forum.