The Velvet Underground The Verve/MGM Albums (5-LP Boxset)

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Vinyl LP  (5 Records)
Item:  SD 40031

Vinyl LP Details

  • Number of Records: 5
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2012
  • Label: Sundazed Records

Description by OLDIES.com:

This is a box of essential Rock & Roll History: the first three studio albums by the Velvet Underground; a definitive edition of the recordings for the band's fourth, unfinished LP for MGM and the sublime, first solo album by Nico, released after the charismatic singer's brief spell in the group but made with the vital empathic aid of its leading men. This is also a box of magic, the sight and sound of revolution as it arrived, at bold and perilous speed. No group embodied challenge and trangression in the mid- and late Sixties like the Velvet Underground. Few bands of any time have altered rock's future so decisively, at such a high price. Born in New york, into a true underground of art, film and social deviance, the Velvets were ignored, misunderstood, even savaged in their time. None of the four official releases in this set made it into Billboard's Top 100. But, as Reed pointed out years later, "Rock does this thing to you - you get directly to somebody, unfiltered." The most important thing, he insisted, "was the records going out, going to people." This is how it happened, on long-playing vinyl, with striking, unprecedented cover art, between 1967 and 1969. -David Fricke.

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Sunday Morning
  • 2.I m Waiting for the Man
  • 3.Femme Fatale
  • 4.Venus in Furs
  • 5.Run Run Run
  • 6.All Tomorrow s Parties
  • 7.Heroin
  • 8.There She Goes Again
  • 9.I ll Be Your Mirror
  • 10.The Black Angel s Death Song
  • 11.European Son

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.The Fairest of the Seasons
  • 2.These Days
  • 3.Sister
  • 4.Winter Song
  • 5.It Was a Pleasure Then
  • 6.Chelsea Girls
  • 7.I ll Keep It with Mine
  • 8.Somewhere There s a Feather
  • 9.Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
  • 10.Eulogy to Lenny Bruce

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.White Light / White Heat
  • 2.The Gift
  • 3.Lady Godiva s Operation
  • 4.Here She Comes Now
  • 5.I Heard Her Call My Name
  • 6.Sister Ray

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Candy Says
  • 2.What Goes On
  • 3.Some Kinda Love
  • 4.Pale Blue Eyes
  • 5.Jesus
  • 6.Beginning to See the Light
  • 7.I m Set Free
  • 8.That s the Story of My Life
  • 9.The Murder Mystery
  • 10.Afterhours

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.Foggy Notion
  • 2.One of These Days
  • 3.Lisa Says
  • 4.I m Sticking with You
  • 5.Ocean
  • 6.I Can t Stand It
  • 7.I m Gonna Move Right In
  • 8.We re Gonna Have a Real Good Time Together
  • 9.Rock and Roll
  • 10.Ride into the Sun

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