Leah Greenblatt
November 08, 2010 AT 06:46 PM EST

Image Credit: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images; Ray Tamarra/Getty ImagesHe may—or may not!—have initially objected to the reality-show songbird’s cover of his elegiac 1972 ballad “Perfect Day,” but now irascible rock icon Lou Reed has decided to go ahead and take a walk on the Scottish side, working with SuBo on her new, homeland-set video for the track.

Reed’s manager confirms that the Velvet Underground godhead did indeed create the concept for the Loch Lomond-filmed clip—but didn’t in fact direct it or even travel to Scotland for the shoot, as several news outlets have erroneously reported.

Watch the moody, mists-of-Avalon result here:

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