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The best album by The Velvet Underground is The Velvet Underground And Nico which is ranked number 10 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 78,211.

The Velvet Underground is ranked number 10 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 118,242.

Members who like this artist also like: The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Bob Dylan.

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The Velvet Underground best albums

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

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Velvet Underground And NicoUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,618 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:78,211
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,700 votes)
Comments: 187 comments
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2.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:553 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:16,411
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (748 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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3.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:449 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,165
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:146
Average Rating:  84/100 (648 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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4.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:409 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:9,839
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:190
Average Rating:  82/100 (590 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.


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1969: The Velvet Underground LiveUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1974Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1974:52Rank Score:467
Rank in 1970s543Overall Rank:2,764
Average Rating:  79/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

VU
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1985Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1985:45Rank Score:363
Rank in 1980s567Overall Rank:3,394
Average Rating:  80/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

Peel Slowly And See
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1995Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1995:94Rank Score:310
Rank in 1990s800Overall Rank:3,833
Average Rating:  80/100 (66 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:7 charts
Rank in 1971:79Rank Score:301
Rank in 1970s734Overall Rank:3,920
Average Rating:  75/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Live MCMXCIIIUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1993Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1993:263Rank Score:73
Rank in 1990s2,660Overall Rank:12,352
Average Rating:  72/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

SqueezeUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1973Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1973:248Rank Score:49
Rank in 1970s2,182Overall Rank:15,707
Average Rating:  41/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Overall band rank: 10

This may not be a complete discography for The Velvet Underground. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Velvet Underground best tracks

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1.Heroin
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 92/100 (545 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.Sunday Morning
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 92/100 (513 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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3.Pale Blue Eyes
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 91/100 (255 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Venus In Furs
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 91/100 (445 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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5.Sweet Jane
(from the album Loaded)
 90/100 (232 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.Candy Says
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 89/100 (190 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.I'm Waiting For The Man
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 89/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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8.Sister Ray
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 89/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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9.After Hours
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 89/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.Rock And Roll
(from the album Loaded)
 89/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.What Goes On
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 89/100 (163 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Stephanie Says
(from the album VU)
 89/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.White Light/White Heat
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 88/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Beginning To See The Light
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 88/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Femme Fatale
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 88/100 (375 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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16.Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
(from the album Loaded)
 87/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.All Tomorrow's Parties
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (352 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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18.I'll Be Your Mirror
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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19.There She Goes Again
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.Who Loves The Sun
(from the album Loaded)
 86/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Velvet Underground ratings

Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 250 votes)
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From awesomness425 07/17/2015 07:02
Some of their songs are a little strange, but all together it's great
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From AlvaroArana 03/20/2015 02:00
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From Manigoldo90 01/31/2015 13:23
Best and most important, innovative, and influential band ever.
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From F1Aaron 01/25/2015 22:25
Incredibly influential band who were ahead of their time
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Rating:  
100/100
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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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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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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