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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 73,429.

The Velvet Underground is ranked number 10 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 111,612.

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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:1,515 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:73,429
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,545 votes)
Comments: 169 comments
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2.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:509 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:14,966
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (672 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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3.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:420 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,029
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:138
Average Rating:  84/100 (584 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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4.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:9,670
Rank in 1970s45Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  82/100 (536 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

1969: The Velvet Underground LiveUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1974Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1974:52Rank Score:460
Rank in 1970s521Overall Rank:2,687
Average Rating:  78/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

VUUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1985Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1985:45Rank Score:334
Rank in 1980s571Overall Rank:3,543
Average Rating:  79/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 7 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 1995:93Rank Score:306
Rank in 1990s812Overall Rank:3,775
Average Rating:  79/100 (61 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:5 charts
Rank in 1971:79Rank Score:272
Rank in 1970s758Overall Rank:4,170
Average Rating:  77/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Live MCMXCIIIUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1993Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1993:297Rank Score:58
Rank in 1990s3,027Overall Rank:13,794
Average Rating:  71/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

SqueezeUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1973Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1973:235Rank Score:48
Rank in 1970s2,088Overall Rank:15,161
Average Rating:  40/100 (59 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 (496 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Sunday Morning
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 91/100 (476 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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3.Pale Blue Eyes
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 91/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Venus In Furs
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 90/100 (407 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 (389 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.Sister Ray
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 89/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.Sweet Jane
(from the album Loaded)
 89/100 (213 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.Candy Says
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 89/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.What Goes On
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 88/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.After Hours
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 88/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.White Light/White Heat
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 88/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.Stephanie Says
(from the album VU)
 88/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Rock And Roll
(from the album Loaded)
 88/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Femme Fatale
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 88/100 (346 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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15.Beginning To See The Light
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 87/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.All Tomorrow's Parties
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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17.Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
(from the album Loaded)
 87/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.I'll Be Your Mirror
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (309 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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19.There She Goes Again
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 86/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.Lady Godiva's Operation
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 86/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Velvet Underground ratings

Average Rating: 
88/100 (from 232 votes)
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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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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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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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