Lou Reed: Perfect Day – gapfill listening comprehension exercise #2

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Your task is to listen to Perfect Day by Lou Reed and complete the lyrics.

This listening comprehension task is slightly more difficult than a similar one based on this same song as there are more gaps here and some of them are a bit difficult.

The difficulty of this exercise is around B2 level on the CEFR scale.

An easier listening comprehension task based on this song is found here: Lou Reed: Perfect Day – a listening comprehension exercise.

You will find more tasks based on this song here later, including a text reconstruction listening comprehension exercise and vocabulary exercises too.

Lou Reed: Perfect Day – a listening comprehension exercise

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The Lou Reed song Perfect Day was recorded in 1972 but became really famous only decades later, when it was featured in the film Trainspotting.

Your task is to listen to the song and complete the lyrics. If you can’t find a word, you can ask for a free letter.

The difficulty of this exercise is below B2 level (intermediate).

You’ll find other tasks based on this song here later.

The River by Bruce Springsteen – a listening comprehension cloze test

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This is a bit more difficult listening task based on Bruce Springsteen’s classic, The River. You have to add the missing words – and some of them are not very easy.

Other available tasks on EnglishFiles.com based on the same song: a similar, easier gap-fill listening comprehension exercise and a reading comprehension exercise on the background of the song.