Metallica and Lou Reed unveil longer ‘Lulu’ preview – audio

Hear 90 seconds of 'The View'

A 90-second preview of a Metallica and Lou Reed song has appeared online.

A small extract of ‘The View’, taken from the forthcoming collaboration ‘Lulu’, had emerged last week, but now a full minute-and-a-half version is available.

‘Lulu’, which is based around German playwright Frank Wedekind’s 1913 play about the life of an abused dancer, is due for release on October 31, with the North American release following a day later on November 1. Both parties have been secretive about the album’s contents so far.

The promotional poster for the album was recently banned on tube trains and in stations by London Underground.

Listen to a preview of ‘The View’ below.