I Love the Velvet Underground

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    Candy Says

    Anyone know / love this song?
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    1 Response Jan 30, 2009


    I'm still kinda bummed about Lou, so I felt like writing something. The first time I heard the velvet underground & nico, I was in kindergarten. My family had just bought our first computer, my brother found that old illegal music site, and my dad (who is like my music shaman on...
    someoneandstuff someoneandstuff
    18-21, M
    Nov 4, 2013

    V U

    I have been into the Velvet Underground since I was about 14 and got V U and Nico as a birthday present. I don't think they have any bad songs but they do have songs for any mood you may be in. My favorite song by them has got to be "Temptation Inside Your Heart".  The album I...
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 12, 2011


    When I remember the day I first heard the Velvet Underground it still makes me smile.  My parents had gone on holiday to Skegness but I'd booked a ticket to go and see Bob Dylan at Earls Court in London so I got left in the house on my own for a weekend.  They were stupid...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    Feb 1, 2011

    Bye Lou

    I was rehearsing with my duo, sounding all very Velvet Underground, when I got a text telling me Lou was dead. I’m feeling unusually lost for words. I already mourned by playing my favouritest of his songs for hours but, to be honest, I could be doing that all night. I love Lou...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    Nov 15, 2013

    Talk About Innovation!

    they were true originals.How does the saying go?"they might not have been heard by alot of people at the time-but everyone who heard them started a band..." I think thurston Moore said that,but I don't recall... I bought a casette of White Light/White Heat when I was...
    dubkebab dubkebab
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 28, 2009
    EdieQuinnz EdieQuinnz
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Oct 9, 2011
    Louandreas Louandreas
    31-35, F
    Feb 6, 2012

    They Rule!

    The Velvet Underground and Nico is such a great album. Some of my favorite VU songs are "Sunday Morning", "Heroin", "What Goes On", and "Stephanie Says".
    sporkbinder sporkbinder
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2007


    I like their acoustic sounds more, but ******* this is a good band. R.I.P. Lou Reed.
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    Oct 22, 2015

    I Really Do

    I really love them indeed.  And i confess that I'm a reasonable interpreter of Waitin' for my Man.(And Andy Warhol was a genius)
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    Jan 31, 2010
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