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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 69,172.

The Velvet Underground is ranked number 10 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 104,205.

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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
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The Velvet Underground And NicoUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,406 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:69,167
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,417 votes)
Comments: 160 comments
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The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:465 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:13,723
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: 86/100 (608 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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3.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:386 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:11,135
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:141
Average Rating: 84/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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4.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:342 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:8,844
Rank in 1970s46Overall Rank:185
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:370
Rank in 1970s589Overall Rank:3,029
Average Rating: 78/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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VUUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1985Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1985:42Rank Score:359
Rank in 1980s500Overall Rank:3,104
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 1995:87Rank Score:306
Rank in 1990s772Overall Rank:3,547
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:4 charts
Rank in 1971:87Rank Score:213
Rank in 1970s833Overall Rank:4,735
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 1973:231Rank Score:48
Rank in 1970s1,981Overall Rank:14,505
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 1993:396Rank Score:18
Rank in 1990s4,308Overall Rank:19,808
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 (464 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Sunday Morning
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
91/100 (442 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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3.Pale Blue Eyes
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
91/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Venus In Furs
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
90/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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5.Sweet Jane
(from the album Loaded)
89/100 (199 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 (154 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.Candy Says
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
89/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.White Light/White Heat
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
88/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.What Goes On
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
88/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Rock And Roll
(from the album Loaded)
88/100 (133 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.After Hours
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
88/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Femme Fatale
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
88/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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14.Beginning To See The Light
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
87/100 (109 votes)
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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.Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
(from the album Loaded)
87/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.I'll Be Your Mirror
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
86/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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18.There She Goes Again
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
86/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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19.Lady Godiva's Operation
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
86/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Stephanie Says
(from the album VU)
86/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Velvet Underground ratings

Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 209 votes)
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90/100
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79/100

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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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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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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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