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Susan Boyle

Sings 'Perfect Day'

9/10/2010 2:49 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has obtained audio of Susan Boyle singing "Perfect Day" -- the song that drove her to tears after being told she couldn't sing it on "America's Got Talent."

Susan Boyle Perfect Day
We broke the story ... Lou Reed -- who wrote and sang the song -- is not a fan of Boyle's and would not give her permission to sing it.  Although Reed's reps have reportedly denied he withheld permission, we have posted an internal email between Boyle's manager and producers of the TV show that says otherwise.

We just got this statement from Simon Cowell, creator and Executive Producer of "America's Got Talent," who says if Reed did turn thumbs down it's "petty -- so pathetic." 

Cowell adds, "Loads of people have covered this song ... Well Lou, if you're listening to this, do we have permission, yes or no, to put the song on 'America's Got Talent' next week?  Personal request from me." 

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151.

anni    

Canook: what is your point, that he was tortured.

1442 days ago
152.

anni    

Sorry #155. She knows, like you, abso****inglutely nothing about this song.

1442 days ago
153.

Evergreen    

As Lou Reed's song says.. " You reap what you sow."
That includes leaving 100 CHILDREN in that choir at AGT in the lurch. What a pathetic man.

Evergreen

1442 days ago
154.

anni    

How many of you know this song is about Heroin Withdraw? Now, she doesn't need to be singing it. It is soul wrenching. She knows nothing about it. Stop it. Lou Reed needs a public apology from this cow. She has no right to make a public scene about something she has know clue about. So, go back to your little sobo record and leave a legend like Lou Reed alone. You obviously do not get it. Kudo's Lou Reed, you are still here and you are a master at your craft.

1442 days ago
155.

Chris    

That answers a lot....Anni and Lou do Heroine together and that is why Anni is such a warped and vile person!

1442 days ago
156.

Evergreen    

Lou Reed has already given his OK in the UK for Susan's album. So it is very silly to not use it in the USA. Susan's album cover is gorgeous and a few sounds from it sounds beautiful.

Evergreen

1442 days ago
157.

anni    

Maybe, just maybe, he was trying to save her from looking like a total asssshole. We know what that song means, what it represents and if you didn't live under a rock so would you. But, maybe he didn't want her to embarrass herself. She didn't know about the song, or she would have never sung it. So, maybe before you let your little tard sing in front of millions about heroin withdraw you should check it out.

1442 days ago
158.

canook    


anni it should be
Maybe, just maybe, he was trying to save himself from looking like a total asssshole. We know what that song means, what it represents and if you didn't live under a rock so would you. But, maybe he didn't want her to embarrass himself. She know about the song more than him, she sung it better then him. So let our amazing Susan sing in front of millions and ask from Lou Reed a public apology to Susan Boyle and her fans all around the world.

1442 days ago
159.

canook    


for anni it sould be..

Maybe, just maybe, he was trying to save him from looking like a total asssshole. We know what that song means, what it represents and if you didn't live under a rock so would you. But, maybe he didn't want her to embarrass himself. She know about that song more than him, as she sung it so wonderfully. So let our amazing Susan sing in front of millions next week and ask public apology from Lou Reed to Susan Boyle and her fans all around the world.

Posted at 3:11 PM on Sep 10, 2010 by anni

1442 days ago
160.

anni    

Cannot wait for her cover of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, or the LSD song. dummy

1442 days ago
161.

Debora Ghoreyeb    

SHAME ON YOU, LOU REED....ON SO MANY LEVELS

1442 days ago
162.

canook    

That is your statement? OK, Sing away Susan. Knock yourself fuccking out, honey. ha ha ha that was easy!
Posted at 3:35 PM on Sep 10, 2010 by anni
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anni
why you are so obsessed with Lou Reed?
Simon Cowell was on Radio 2 saying that he spoke to Lou Reed
and Lou Reed has DENIED knowing anything
about stopping Susan Boyle from singing song Perfect Day

1442 days ago
163.

anni    

For all you people who slammed Lou Reed, he knows your little Princess is singing his Heroin song. ha ha ha ha ha ha ha haha Lou is nice, and probably not laughing, but I shall ha haha ha .

1442 days ago
164.

Happygirl    

Oh, my God, I just got to listen the whole song "Perfect Day" covered by Susan Boyle. I cried, it is just so touching. I finally know why Lou Reed didn't let her sing it on America's Got Talent live. Susan's cover is just beautiful & haunting.

The complete song "Perfect Day" covered by Susan Boyle
http://idolator.com/5623061/susan-boyles-cover-lou-reed-perfect-day-listen-now

1442 days ago
165.

canook    

for anni
well it will be nice
to see Simon Cowell and Lou Reed on Larry King
I am curious if Lou apology or denies

1442 days ago
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