℗ 2014 Universal Records, a Division of UMG Recordings
Released November 24, 2014
Duration 1h 53m 39s
Record Label Polydor
Genre Rock
 

The Velvet Underground (45th Anniversary / Deluxe Edition)

The Velvet Underground

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1.1
Candy Says
The Velvet Underground
4:02
1.2
What Goes On
The Velvet Underground
4:52
1.3
Some Kinda Love
The Velvet Underground
4:03
1.4
Pale Blue Eyes
The Velvet Underground
5:38
1.5
Jesus
The Velvet Underground
3:22
1.6
Beginning To See The Light
The Velvet Underground
4:38
1.7
I'm Set Free
The Velvet Underground
4:01
1.8
That's The Story Of My Life
The Velvet Underground
1:59
1.9
The Murder Mystery
The Velvet Underground
8:53
1.10
After Hours
The Velvet Underground
2:07
2.1
I'm Waiting For The Man (Live)
The Velvet Underground
5:30
2.2
What Goes On (Live)
The Velvet Underground
4:32
2.3
Some Kinda Love (Live)
The Velvet Underground
4:04
2.4
Over You (Live)
The Velvet Underground
3:07
2.5
Beginning To See The Light (Live)
The Velvet Underground
5:37
2.6
Lisa Says (Live)
The Velvet Underground
6:00
2.7
Rock And Roll (Live)
The Velvet Underground
6:55
2.8
Pale Blue Eyes (Live)
The Velvet Underground
6:08
2.9
I Can't Stand It Anymore (Live)
The Velvet Underground
6:54
2.10
Heroin (Live)
The Velvet Underground
8:18
2.11
White Light/White Heat (Live)
The Velvet Underground
8:42
2.12
Sweet Jane (Live)
The Velvet Underground
4:17
"... a complete portrait of a period when the Velvets’ populist ambitions were being matched by their exceedingly prolific output." - Pitchfork "... their best: melodic, literate, compellingly sung ... A." - The Village Voice “... a stunning turnaround ... every song is a classic ... 10 tracks of mostly warm, explicit sympathy and optimism, expressed with melodic clarity, set in gleaming double guitar jangle and near-whispered balladry ... tender harmonies and overlapping, lacelike guitar patterns recall the intimate Nico ballads on the first album ..." - Rolling Stone The Velvet Underground's self-titled third record, released in 1969, marks the band's first album without founding member John Cale. Cale's departure dramatically affected the sound of the band here: less experimental, with an emphasis on mellow, acoustic, almost folk material, the album surprised fans while critics raved. The Velvet Underground has been included on many lists of all-time greatest albums and is considered one of the band's best. This deluxe edition includes 12 songs recorded live at The Matrix in San Francisco in November 1969. "I really didn’t think we should make another White Light/White Heat. I thought it would be a terrible mistake ... we had to demonstrate the other side of us. Otherwise, we would become this one dimensional thing and that had to be avoided at all costs." - Lou Reed
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Polydor Studio Masters

Disc 1, Tracks 1-10; Disc 2, Tracks 1-12 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-1.24
-2.28 to -0.30
-17.38
-19.07 to -14.72
11
9 to 12
1.1
Candy Says
-2.20-17.619
1.2
What Goes On
-1.46-15.039
1.3
Some Kinda Love
-2.06-17.9211
1.4
Pale Blue Eyes
-1.47-18.5211
1.5
Jesus
-1.46-18.6910
1.6
Beginning To See The Light
-1.45-14.729
1.7
I'm Set Free
-1.42-18.6611
1.8
That's The Story Of My Life
-1.44-16.1510
1.9
The Murder Mystery
-1.45-17.3110
1.10
After Hours
-2.28-17.8810
2.1
I'm Waiting For The Man (Live)
-2.07-17.1710
2.2
What Goes On (Live)
-0.30-15.2911
2.3
Some Kinda Love (Live)
-0.45-19.0712
2.4
Over You (Live)
-1.31-17.9411
2.5
Beginning To See The Light (Live)
-0.30-15.6711
2.6
Lisa Says (Live)
-0.81-17.8711
2.7
Rock And Roll (Live)
-2.11-17.0510
2.8
Pale Blue Eyes (Live)
-1.99-18.8512
2.9
I Can't Stand It Anymore (Live)
-0.30-17.0411
2.10
Heroin (Live)
-0.30-18.5112
2.11
White Light/White Heat (Live)
-0.30-16.5111
2.12
Sweet Jane (Live)
-0.35-18.9611

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