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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 68,821.

The Velvet Underground is ranked number 10 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 103,397.

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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:1,395 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:68,756
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,409 votes)
Comments: 158 comments
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2.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:462 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:13,743
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: 86/100 (599 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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3.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:380 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:10,876
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:144
Average Rating: 84/100 (533 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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4.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:341 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:8,736
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:186
Average Rating: 82/100 (488 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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5.

1969: The Velvet Underground LiveUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1974Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1974:55Rank Score:371
Rank in 1970s590Overall Rank:3,011
Average Rating: 78/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

VUUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1985Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1985:41Rank Score:356
Rank in 1980s498Overall Rank:3,108
Average Rating: 80/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 6 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 1995:86Rank Score:306
Rank in 1990s767Overall Rank:3,531
Average Rating: 79/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Andy Warhol’s Velvet Underground Featuring Nico
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1971Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1971:99Rank Score:165
Rank in 1970s970Overall Rank:5,763
Average Rating: 76/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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SqueezeUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1973Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1973:230Rank Score:48
Rank in 1970s1,969Overall Rank:14,434
Average Rating: 42/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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10.

Live MCMXCIIIUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1993Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1993:397Rank Score:18
Rank in 1990s4,303Overall Rank:19,713
Average Rating: 70/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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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 (457 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Sunday Morning
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
91/100 (434 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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3.Pale Blue Eyes
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
91/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Venus In Furs
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
90/100 (369 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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5.Sweet Jane
(from the album Loaded)
89/100 (197 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 (356 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.Sister Ray
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
89/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.Candy Says
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
89/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Rock And Roll
(from the album Loaded)
88/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.White Light/White Heat
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
88/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.What Goes On
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
88/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.After Hours
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
88/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Femme Fatale
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
88/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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14.Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
(from the album Loaded)
87/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Beginning To See The Light
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
87/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.All Tomorrow's Parties
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
87/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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17.I'll Be Your Mirror
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
86/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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18.There She Goes Again
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
86/100 (281 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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19.Lady Godiva's Operation
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
86/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Who Loves The Sun
(from the album Loaded)
86/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Velvet Underground ratings

Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 207 votes)
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80/100
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65/100
 
90/100
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79/100
 
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75/100
08/03/2014 10:18
78/100

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The Velvet Underground comments

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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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Rating:  
80/100
From Precedent 12/12/2013 02:53
Pretty good!
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Rating:  
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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From BraddlesHendo 11/27/2013 08:32
This album has the most famous album cover, it's a great iconic art piece .Album has some great songs but I'm certain the Andy Warhol tag has helped this album get its fame rather than the music is a classic time piece in New York
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From mnorris75 11/17/2013 14:18
Incredibly unique
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