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The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico

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Format: LP, Album, RE, RM, RP, 45t

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    Europe  
Released:  
2015-06-20
Genre:       Rock
Style:         Art Rock, Avantgarde, Experimental

Comments:
One would be hard-pressed to name a rock album whose influence has been as broad and pervasive as The Velvet Underground & Nico. Glam, punk, new wave, goth, noise, and nearly every other left-of-center rock movement owes a debt to the VU. While The Velvet Underground had as distinctive a sound as any band, what's most surprising about this album is its diversity. Here, the Velvets dipped their toes into dreamy pop ("Sunday Morning"), tough garage rock ("Waiting for the Man"), stripped-down R&B ("There She Goes Again"), and understated love songs (I'll Be Your Mirror")

Few rock albums are as important as The Velvet Underground & Nico, and fewer still have lost so little of their power to surprise and intrigue more 50 years after first hitting the racks. (AMG)

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Notes:

Repress of this 2012 release. Another repress, handled by MPO, can be found here. Comes in gatefold sleeve, pressed on 180-gram vinyl. Includes Back To Black coupon for MP3 download of the album. © 1967 Universal Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc. Recording engineers: Omi Haden — T.T.G. Hollywood Made in the EU. Publishers: A1, B4, B5 - Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd./John Cale Music, Inc. BMI A2 to B3 - Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd. BMI Track B5 alternatively titled "European Son To Delmore Schwartz" in the credits on the inside of the gatefold sleeve and on the label of side B.

 

A1. Sunday Morning 2:53
A2. I'm Waiting For The Man 4:37
A3. Femme Fatale 2:35
A4. Venus In Furs 5:07
A5. Run Run Run 4:18
A6. All Tomorrow's Parties 5:55
B1. Heroin 7:05
B2. There She Goes Again 2:30
B3. I'll Be Your Mirror 2:01
B4. The Black Angel's Death Song 3:10
B5. European Son 7:40

 

Copyright (c) Universal Records
Record Company UMG Recordings, Inc.
Recorded At T.T.G. Studios
Pressed By GZ Media
Published By Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd.
Published By John Cale Music, Inc.

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