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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 70,954.

The Velvet Underground is ranked number 10 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 107,815.

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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:1,456 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:70,954
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,484 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:14,382
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (644 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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3.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:11,661
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:138
Average Rating:  84/100 (566 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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4.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:9,400
Rank in 1970s45Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  82/100 (516 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

VUUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1985Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1985:40Rank Score:400
Rank in 1980s479Overall Rank:2,925
Average Rating:  80/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1969: The Velvet Underground LiveUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1974Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1974:56Rank Score:370
Rank in 1970s609Overall Rank:3,136
Average Rating:  78/100 (97 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 1990s790Overall Rank:3,650
Average Rating:  79/100 (57 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 1971:90Rank Score:213
Rank in 1970s861Overall Rank:4,840
Average Rating:  77/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Live MCMXCIIIUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1993Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1993:294Rank Score:58
Rank in 1990s2,983Overall Rank:13,442
Average Rating:  70/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

SqueezeUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1973Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1973:233Rank Score:49
Rank in 1970s2,046Overall Rank:14,734
Average Rating:  42/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Overall band rank: 10

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The Velvet Underground best tracks

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1.Heroin
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 92/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Sunday Morning
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 91/100 (464 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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3.Pale Blue Eyes
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 90/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Venus In Furs
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 90/100 (394 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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5.I'm Waiting For The Man
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 89/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.Sweet Jane
(from the album Loaded)
 89/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Sister Ray
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 89/100 (163 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.Candy Says
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 89/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.What Goes On
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 88/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.After Hours
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 88/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Rock And Roll
(from the album Loaded)
 88/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.White Light/White Heat
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 88/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Femme Fatale
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 88/100 (334 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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14.Beginning To See The Light
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 87/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.All Tomorrow's Parties
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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16.I'll Be Your Mirror
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 86/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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17.Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
(from the album Loaded)
 86/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Stephanie Says
(from the album VU)
 86/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.There She Goes Again
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 86/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.Lady Godiva's Operation
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 86/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Velvet Underground ratings

Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 218 votes)
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90/100
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87/100
 
90/100
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90/100
 
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From shaydndepriest 10/26/2014 19:48
Of their first four, there's not a bad song or album in the mix. Each one is like a child with a distinct personality. You can't choose a favorite.
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95/100
From BillyBibbit 10/19/2014 14:51
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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