The Velvet Underground Announces Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Vinyl Box Set

first_imgThis past March, the work of rock and roll celebrated the the 50th anniversary of The Velvet Underground‘s lauded debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico. This week, the band’s camp announced that they will continue the 50-year milestone with a limited edition vinyl box set that collects four of the iconic group’s studio albums, as well as a reconstruction of their “lost” 1969 LP and more.Remembering The Velvet Underground’s Groundbreaking Debut Album On Its 50th BirthdayThe six-album 50th anniversary box set also includes 1967’s The Velvet Underground & Nico, 1968’s White Light/White Heat, 1969’s The Velvet Underground, 1970’s Loaded and Nico‘s solo debut Chelsea Girl, which featured contributions from Velvet Underground’s Lou Reed, John Cale and Sterling Morrison. The box set, due out February 23rd, also has an exclusive 48-page booklet with vintage photographs and a new foreword penned by Velvet Underground drummer Maureen Tucker. All six albums are pressed onto 180-gram vinyl and presented in stereo. Additionally, stock of the box set will be limited to 1,000 total copies worldwide, so if you want to snag this retrospective collection from the pioneering group, don’t sleep on it–The Velvet Underground – 50th Anniversary Stereo LPs Vinyl Box is available for pre-order now.Velvet Underground 50th Anniversary Track ListThe Velvet Underground and NicoSide One1. “Sunday Morning”2. “I’m Waiting For The Man”3. “Femme Fatale”4. “Venus In Furs”5. “Run Run Run”6. “All Tomorrow’s Parties”Side Two1. “Heroin”2. “There She Goes Again”3. “I’ll Be Your Mirror”4. “The Black Angel’s Death Song”5. “European Son”Nico – Chelsea GirlSide One1. “The Fairest of the Seasons”2. “These Days”3. “Little Sister”4. “Winter Song”5. “It Was A Pleasure Then”Side Two1. “Chelsea Girls”2. “I’ll Keep It With Mine”3. “Somewhere There’s a Feather”4. “Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams”5. “Eulogy To Lenny Bruce”White Light/White HeatSide One1. “White Light/White Heat”2. “The Gift”3. “Lady Godiva’s Operation”4. “There She Comes Now”Side Two1. “I Heard Her Call My Name”2. “Sister Ray”The Velvet UndergroundSide One1. “Candy Says”2. “What Goes On”3. “Some Kinda Love”4. “Pale Blue Eyes”5. “Jesus”Side Two1. “Beginning To See The Light”2. “I’m Set Free”3. “That’s The Story Of My Life”4. “The Murder Mystery”5. “After Hours”1969 (recorded May – October 1969)Side One1. “Foggy Notion” (original 1969 mix)2. “One Of The Days” (2014 mix)3. “Lisa Says” (2014 mix)4. “I’m Sticking With You” (original 1969 mix)5. “Andy’s Chest” (original 1969 mix)Side Two1. “I Can’t Stand It” (2014 mix)2. “She’s My Best Friend” (original 1969 mix)3. “We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together” (2014 mix)4. “I’m Gonna Move Right In” (original 1969 mix)5. “Ferryboat Bill” (original 1969 mix)Side Three1. “Coney Island Steeplechase” (2014 mix)2. “Ocean” (original 1969 mix)3. “Rock & Roll” (original 1969 mix)4. “Ride Into The Sun” (2014 mix)Side Four – Bonus Tracks1. “Hey Mr. Rain” (version one)2. “Guess I’m Falling In Love” (instrumental version)3. “Temptation Inside Your Heart” (original mix)4. “Stephanie Says” (original mix)5. “Hey Mr. Rain” (version two)6. “Beginning To See The Light” (early version)LoadedSide One1. “Who Loves The Sun”2. “Sweet Jane”3. “Rock & Roll”4. “Cool It Down”5. “New Age”Side Two1. “Head Held High”2. “Lonesome Cowboy Bill”3. “I Found A Reason”4. “Train Round The Bend”5. “Oh! Sweet Nuthin’”[h/t – Rolling Stone]last_img