The Velvet Underground – 45th Anniversary Edition


The Velvet Underground is the third studio album by American rock band the Velvet Underground. Released in March 1969 by MGM Records, it was their first record with Doug Yule who replaced previous member John Cale. Recorded in 1968 at TTG Studios in Los Angeles, California, the album’s sound—consisting largely of ballads and straightforward rock songs—marked a notable shift in style from the band’s previous recordings. Lead vocalist Lou Reed intentionally did this as a result of their abrasive previous studio album White Light/White Heat (1968). Reed wanted other band members to sing on the album; Yule contributed lead vocals to some tracks and closing track “After Hours” is sung by drummer Moe Tucker.

45th Anniversary edition
Label: Polydor Records
Cat. #0602547038678

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