Velvet Underground "Collected" 2 LP forthcoming

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Velvet Underground "Collected" 2 LP forthcoming

Postby gazatthebop » 23 Sep 2017 00:23

The Velvet Underground "Collected"
Double LP yellow vinyl
Expected 27th October 2017
LP on 180g 'banana peel yellow' coloured vinyl.

An album by The Velvet Underground needs to be in the collection of every legitimate music lover. Those who do not yet have an album from this legendary group, can now fill this gap by purchasing the new Collected.

The band, with artistic exponents of text and music writers Lou Reed and John Cale, influenced generations of rock musicians and groups. Certainly in the 70s and early 80s the cult status of this group, briefly managed by Andy Warhol, reached extraordinary proportions. The Velvet Underground was already a real punk band ten years before the rise of this music genre. This was reflected in their lifestyle, drug use and “attitude”. Musically, however, you can hardly compare them with punk music. With songs like “Heroin”, “I’m Waiting For The Man” and “White Light / White Heat”, they released a new definition of rock and roll.

The Collected compilation consists of 2LP’s with a total of 23 songs. One of the above-mentioned classics is “I’m Waiting For The Man”, in which the protagonist’s addiction forces him to wait for his dealer with his twenty-six dollars in hand, a number that expresses an addict in an unprecedented direct and realistic way. The chaotic and sometimes atonal music confirm the grim narrative. In addition, we will find “What Goes On”, “Pale Blue Eyes”, “Venus In Furs” and many more songs from the pivotal band.

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Re: Velvet Underground "Collected" 2 LP forthcoming

Postby iaredatsun » 23 Sep 2017 21:58

gazatthebop wrote:The Velvet Underground "Collected"
Double LP yellow vinyl
Expected 27th October 2017
LP on 180g 'banana peel yellow' coloured vinyl.

An album by The Velvet Underground needs to be in the collection of every legitimate music lover. Those who do not yet have an album from this legendary group, can now fill this gap by purchasing the new Collected.

The band, with artistic exponents of text and music writers Lou Reed and John Cale, influenced generations of rock musicians and groups. Certainly in the 70s and early 80s the cult status of this group, briefly managed by Andy Warhol, reached extraordinary proportions. The Velvet Underground was already a real punk band ten years before the rise of this music genre. This was reflected in their lifestyle, drug use and “attitude”. Musically, however, you can hardly compare them with punk music. With songs like “Heroin”, “I’m Waiting For The Man” and “White Light / White Heat”, they released a new definition of rock and roll.

The Collected compilation consists of 2LP’s with a total of 23 songs. One of the above-mentioned classics is “I’m Waiting For The Man”, in which the protagonist’s addiction forces him to wait for his dealer with his twenty-six dollars in hand, a number that expresses an addict in an unprecedented direct and realistic way. The chaotic and sometimes atonal music confirm the grim narrative. In addition, we will find “What Goes On”, “Pale Blue Eyes”, “Venus In Furs” and many more songs from the pivotal band.


Thanks for the post. Isn't it an LP press-up of an already existing CD set?

I love the ending rhetoric of the press copy:

'The chaotic and sometimes atonal music confirm the grim narrative. In addition, we will find “What Goes On”, “Pale Blue Eyes”, “Venus In Furs” and many more songs from the pivotal band.'

I wonder could it be a classic sampler sequence. Obviously nice for a VU neo-phyte.
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Re: Velvet Underground "Collected" 2 LP forthcoming

Postby gazatthebop » 24 Sep 2017 17:13

there was a 3cd 50 track set released with the same title

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Re: Velvet Underground "Collected" 2 LP forthcoming

Postby leamanc » 31 Oct 2017 00:53

"There's only four Velvet Underground albums and none of them sold very well..."

So goes the old story.

The music's been compiled and re-compiled so many times now that there must be at least 400 Velvet Underground albums, and they must sell if the labels keep pushing out stuff like this.

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Re: Velvet Underground "Collected" 2 LP forthcoming

Postby bleach » 03 Nov 2017 12:35

Very poor design, looks like they gave the intern an hour challenge..

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Re: Velvet Underground "Collected" 2 LP forthcoming

Postby dial4 » 05 Nov 2017 00:32

Artwork based on 'Another view', even vinyls look dirty, sad release for sure.

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Re: Velvet Underground "Collected" 2 LP forthcoming

Postby iaredatsun » 05 Nov 2017 22:53

Strange track-listing. It's almost chronotological but not quite as it breaks down for disk 2. And how did they fit two extra tracks onto side 2 of WLWH?
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