Pale Blue Eyes (5:39)

Cover of The Velvet Underground

From The Velvet Underground and 63 other releases

This is classic Lou Reed. “Pale Blue Eyes” is a song written by Lou Reed and performed by The Velvet Underground. It was included on the band’s eponymous 1969 album “The Velvet Underground”. The song, as with a number of Reed’s other songs, was inspired by his college sweetheart and muse, Shelly Albin, who indeed had pale blue eyes.


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  • For_Iconoclasm

    A lot of critics really dislike this song. I think the lyrics are kind of bad, but I love the other aspects of the songwriting here.

    6 Aug 10:17pm Reply
  • marjo47

    Good library brumbear63 or is it......not good fake profiles.

    8 Apr 4:16pm Reply
  • BrunaCorreiaDe

    The best <3

    7 Apr 2:01pm Reply
  • marjo47

    Good song.

    1 Apr 4:11pm Reply
  • julimaa

    My obsession right now <3 Such a beautiful song! Only Lou Reed could write it like this. Perfect.

    20 Mar 12:35am Reply
  • sparkster64

    Think of this as part one of a trilogy. "Jesus" and "Beginning to See the Light" make up the rest. Makes sense, doesn't it?

    27 Feb 1:58pm Reply
  • jpzitoleopold

    i just can't wait to meet somebody with pale blue eyes to break my heart [3]

    23 Feb 2:46pm Reply
  • christina_gahan

    The fact that you are married only proves, you're my best friend omg i'm crying

    12 Feb 5:02pm Reply
  • Oregon_Myst

    Very well stated, Waltmartin! ♫ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♫

    17 Jan 7:28pm Reply
  • waltmartin

    Such unpretentious opening of heart and soul ... an opening for cursory inspection and the resultant ineffable joys of loving acceptance ...

    15 Jan 1:05pm Reply
  • shawnjj

    <3 :'(

    9 Dec 2013 Reply
  • waltmartin

    Such loving sincerity ! I wish I'd the dough so as to purchase the CD ... Thanks LFM !

    15 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Jcray93

    what a song

    11 Nov 2013 Reply
  • davidbowiegirl

    Amazing song ♥

    2 Nov 2013 Reply
  • gooner860703

    RIP Lou

    31 Oct 2013 Reply
  • bobgreen623

    Down for you is up. Beautiful song. RIP Lou.

    28 Oct 2013 Reply
  • aviations

    Linger on...

    28 Oct 2013 Reply
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    27 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Estranged_Ann

    I have a boyfriend now, he has blue eyes and he is married.. this song touch me so deep.

    28 Aug 2013 Reply
  • AwesomeMatthew

    @Wildo89: I agree. However, for different reasons. My ex-girlfriend dumped me and then decided to become a foreign exchange student in India, which - to make matters worse - was only right after my mother died. Also, coincidentally, this girl's eyes were like the blue of the purest ocean. So, even though we have different stories, we have the same problem.

    7 Aug 2013 Reply
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