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2LP on UMC (3756247)
The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat 45th Anniversary 2CD Deluxe Edition contains a 20-track set featuring the original stereo release, completely remastered, with bonus tracks including alternate versions, unreleased outtakes, John Cale’s last studio sessions with the band, and a second CD with the official release of their complete show at The Gymnasium in New York recorded on April 30, 1967, which includes five previously unreleased performances culled from John Cale’s personal copy; while the Super Deluxe also includes a mono version of the original album, singles and rarities. 22 more words
Today’s song is Sunday Morning by the Velvet Underground. It was the last track recorded for their debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico. Producer Tom Wilson requested an additional song with more potential as a single, so Lou Reed and John Cale penned this track. 256 more words
While their previous record The Velvet Underground and Nico gets more attention and is arguably more well rounded, the group’s follow up White Light White heat remains a favorite of mine for it’s high energy assault and chaotic experimentation. 833 more words
The Velvet Underground’s incendiary proto-punk seemed so outside the plane of music’s reality in 1968 that Lou Reed’s throwaway line “You don’t look like Martha and the Vandellas” from… 837 more words
John Cale and Lou Reed’s sophomore masterpiece remembered 45 years on.
As the tributes continue to pour in for the late Lou Reed who passed away last month, UMC have announced that they will be reissuing The Velvet Underground’s superb second album… 145 more words