the velvet undergroud - the velvet undergroud - LP Album - 1971

the velvet undergroud - the velvet undergroud - LP Album - 1971
Number of items: 1 - Excellent (EX) - Reissue

The Velvet Underground is the third album by the American rock band The Velvet Underground. Released in March 1969, it was their first record with Doug Yule, who replaced John Cale. Recorded in 1968 at TTG Studios in Hollywood, California, the album's sound—which was largely made up of ballads and simple rock songs—marked a notable change in style from the band's previous recordings. In 2020, Rolling Stone placed The Velvet Underground at number 143 on its list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

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The Velvet Underground was the band's first album for MGM Records, the first two albums were released on Verve, a subsidiary of MGM. The previously strong Andy Warhol influence is diminished, with the most notable links to the Factory being the cover and back photos taken by Warholite Billy Name, and the opening track "Candy Says" about Warhol superstar Candy Darling (who again appears in Reed's 1972 song "Walk on theWild Side". The song was sung by Yule at Reed's insistence. The LP cover was designed by Dick Smith, then a staff artist at MGM/Verve, featuring Billy Name's photo of the band sitting sedately on a couch in Andy Warhol's Factory.

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the velvet undergroud
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