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The Velvet Underground & Nico is the debut album by American rock band The Velvet Underground and vocal collaborator Nico. It was originally released in March 1967 by Verve Records. Recorded in 1966 during Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable multimedia event tour, The Velvet Underground & Nico would gain notoriety for its experimentalist performance sensibilities, as well as its focus on controversial subject matter expressed in many of their songs.

Though a commercial failure upon release, the record has since… read more



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  • One of the best albums of all time. The songwriting, the playing, the raw production values... everything about this record screams "masterpiece." Anyone who speaks badly about this record has poor taste.
  • Do Velvet Underground fans hate Nico?
  • One of the best albums of all time with amazing songs only. I scored a yellow vinyl version of this yesterday!
  • My conception of what is music has completely changed after listening to this album
  • Some albums change what you listen to. Some albums change you.
  • ahead of their time
  • rating 10/10
  • Mi album favorito <333
  • Forget Scorcese, this would've been amazing in Eyes Wide Shut.

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