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"Sister Ray" is a song by The Velvet Underground that closes side two of their 1968 avant-garde rock album White Light/White Heat. The song's lyrics were written by Lou Reed, with music composed by John Cale, Sterling Morrison, Maureen Tucker and Reed. "Sister Ray" was a concert favorite of the band, who regularly closed their set with the song. The studio recording of the song was recorded in one single take that lasts over seventeen minutes, while live versions… read more

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The Velvet Underground - Sister Ray Lyrics


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  • I can't hear this enough
  • Genius 20-30 years ahead of it's time, this song is what later My Bloody Valentine did in "Loveless" noise-pop, this is freaking proto-noise, the birth of noise rock right here. Hugely influential.
  • ,,,and this is how you end an album.
  • hors concours
  • I fucking love this song so much
  • @shempmonkey one of the best videos of all time
  • It was a neat little surprise to hear this at the closing credits of Brick. [2]
  • The apotheosis of rock and roll.

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