The Velvet Underground & Nico

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The Velvet Underground & Nico
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 12, 1967 (1967-03-12)
RecordedApril 1966, Scepter Studios, New York City, New York, United States; May 1966, T.T.G. Studios, Hollywood, California, United States; November 1966, Mayfair Studios, New York City
GenreArt rock
Experimental rock
ProducerAndy Warhol; Tom Wilson
The Velvet Underground chronology
The Velvet Underground & Nico
White Light/White Heat

The Velvet Underground & Nico is the first album by American rock band The Velvet Underground. It is said to be one of the greatest albums ever made. Rolling Stone ranked it the 13th best album of all time. The album was produced by famous artist Andy Warhol. Some of the songs talked about drugs, prostitution and sex. They were very controversial back then that radio stations won't play any of their songs.

Songs from the album[change | change source]

All songs written by Lou Reed unless otherwise noted.

Side one
  1. "Sunday Morning" (Reed, Cale) – 2:54
  2. "I'm Waiting for the Man" – 4:39
  3. "Femme Fatale" – 2:38
  4. "Venus in Furs" – 5:12
  5. "Run Run Run" – 4:22
  6. "All Tomorrow's Parties" – 6:00
Side two
  1. "Heroin" – 7:12
  2. "There She Goes Again" – 2:41
  3. "I'll Be Your Mirror" – 2:14
  4. "The Black Angel's Death Song" (Reed, Cale) – 3:11
  5. "European Son" (Reed, Cale, Morrison, Tucker) – 7:46