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The best album by The Velvet Underground is The Velvet Underground And Nico which is ranked number 11 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 69,861.

The Velvet Underground is ranked number 10 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 105,463.

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The Velvet Underground best albums

The following albums by The Velvet Underground are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Velvet Underground And NicoUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,427 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:69,861
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,438 votes)
Comments: 161 comments
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The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:471 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:13,924
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: 86/100 (614 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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3.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:389 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:11,321
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:139
Average Rating: 84/100 (542 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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4.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:345 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:8,960
Rank in 1970s46Overall Rank:184
Average Rating: 82/100 (494 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

VUUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1985Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1985:40Rank Score:383
Rank in 1980s482Overall Rank:2,965
Average Rating: 79/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.

1969: The Velvet Underground LiveUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1974Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1974:56Rank Score:370
Rank in 1970s594Overall Rank:3,058
Average Rating: 78/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Peel Slowly And See
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1995Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1995:87Rank Score:306
Rank in 1990s772Overall Rank:3,587
Average Rating: 78/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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8.

Andy Warhol’s Velvet Underground Featuring Nico
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1971Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1971:89Rank Score:213
Rank in 1970s848Overall Rank:4,776
Average Rating: 78/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Live MCMXCIIIUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1993Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1993:290Rank Score:56
Rank in 1990s3,003Overall Rank:13,671
Average Rating: 70/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

SqueezeUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1973Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1973:230Rank Score:49
Rank in 1970s1,995Overall Rank:14,639
Average Rating: 42/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Overall band rank: 10

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The Velvet Underground best tracks

The best tracks by The Velvet Underground are listed below:

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1.Heroin
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
92/100 (466 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Sunday Morning
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
91/100 (446 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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3.Pale Blue Eyes
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
91/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Venus In Furs
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
90/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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5.Sweet Jane
(from the album Loaded)
89/100 (202 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.I'm Waiting For The Man
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
89/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.Sister Ray
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
89/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.Candy Says
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
89/100 (163 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.White Light/White Heat
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
88/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.What Goes On
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
88/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.After Hours
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
88/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Rock And Roll
(from the album Loaded)
88/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Femme Fatale
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
88/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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14.Beginning To See The Light
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
87/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.All Tomorrow's Parties
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
87/100 (293 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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16.I'll Be Your Mirror
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
86/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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17.Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
(from the album Loaded)
86/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.There She Goes Again
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
86/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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19.Stephanie Says
(from the album VU)
86/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Lady Godiva's Operation
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
86/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Velvet Underground ratings

Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 210 votes)
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52/100
 
95/100
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74/100

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95/100
Fathers of experimental rock and rock in mostly. One of the best and most important band ever.
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From PrinterCat 10/11/2014 12:30
Ahead of their time.
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From paologabriel 08/03/2014 12:37
One of the best bands ever
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From DoomFace 07/12/2014 15:11
What else is there to say? It's the velvet underground for christ sakes, probably the most important band of all time and when you disregard all their inventiveness, their legacy, every accolade ever placed over them - you have such great, emotive music.
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95/100
From nipplefart 05/29/2014 07:16
1. White Light/White Heat (10/10)
2. The Velvet Underground & Nico (10/10)
3. The Velvet Underground (10/10)
4. Loaded (9/10)
5. Squeeze (4/10)

I think they're more important than the Beatles. They have a really consistent discography. Squeeze was made with no original members, so it only holds the VU name. Doesn't really count as an album by them.
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95/100
From Aruji 05/19/2014 00:41
Massively influential, black humour, dirty experimental sound, sweet lullaby-like tracks etc.

This band was unbelievable good and if you discount Squeeze you might have the most perfect discography of any rock artist. Personally I'd say White Light/ White Heat is their best albums but their debut might be the one which clicks earlier.
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From mascamangas 03/01/2014 17:29
No words.
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From shaydndepriest 02/20/2014 02:54
Few bands release only great albums.

And a VERY select, like the VU, released only albums that would forever influence the music scene.
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80/100
From Precedent 12/12/2013 02:53
Pretty good!
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75/100
From Siward66 12/08/2013 22:18
Fascinating music but for me they don't have the back catalogue to rival the very best.
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