The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground
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Based on 3 reviews
1969 Ratings: #19 / 86
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Based on 413 ratings
1969 Ratings: #3
March 1, 1969 / Release Date
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99
would be 100 but this one doesnt have a banana on it
JoaoSantos
94
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98
Coming off of their first record, the difference between that self-titled LP and this self-titled LP is that this album... basically sounds like something that would come out in 1969. But does that make it weak in comparison? Absolutely not! In fact, this is an outstanding piece of art on its own! The writing's great as it references topics way ahead of its time, the instrumentation is top-notch and the more accessible sound lets The Velvet Underground write more catchy hooks and snazzy ... read more
amw100
86
The Murder Mystery is probably the most interesting rock song ive listened to from the 60s. that song alone makes this better than the banana
hmj
89
While they do not experiment with that many things in this record, The Velvet Underground's solo self-titled album remains my favorite work from them. This album has not had the same influence than their album with Nico or While Light, but it remains that, at least for me, this album represents the best TVU's soul and it's definitely the one I always come back to.
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Track List

  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. After Hours  
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