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See also: The Velvet Underground And Nico.

The best album by The Velvet Underground is The Velvet Underground which is ranked number 105 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 22,868.

The best album taking into account parent or child acts is The Velvet Underground And Nico by The Velvet Underground And Nico which is ranked number 8 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 102,150.

The Velvet Underground is ranked number 10 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 157,632.

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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 NicoMixed Nationality The Velvet Underground And Nico
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,337 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:102,151
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,696 votes)
Comments: 278 comments
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2.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:897 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:22,867
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,187 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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3.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:716 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,377
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:144
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,018 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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4.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:615 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:12,564
Rank in 1970s55Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  82/100 (905 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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5.

VU
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1985Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1985:35Rank Score:709
Rank in 1980s440Overall Rank:2,685
Average Rating:  79/100 (194 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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6.


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1969: The Velvet Underground LiveUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1974Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1974:53Rank Score:624
Rank in 1970s570Overall Rank:2,955
Average Rating:  79/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Andy Warhol's Velvet Underground Featuring Nico
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1971Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1971:71Rank Score:528
Rank in 1970s652Overall Rank:3,399
Average Rating:  77/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Peel Slowly And See
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1995Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1995:115Rank Score:306
Rank in 1990s1,031Overall Rank:5,224
Average Rating:  82/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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9.

Velvet Underground
Compilation
United States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1970:130Rank Score:179
Rank in 1970s1,287Overall Rank:7,901
Average Rating:  74/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Live MCMXCIIIUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1993Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1993:267Rank Score:95
Rank in 1990s2,675Overall Rank:13,287
Average Rating:  72/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 2 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)
 93/100 (848 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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2.Sunday Morning
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 92/100 (820 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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3.Pale Blue Eyes
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 92/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.Venus In Furs
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 91/100 (723 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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5.Candy Says
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 91/100 (343 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.Sweet Jane
(from the album Loaded)
 90/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.Rock And Roll
(from the album Loaded)
 90/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.I'm Waiting For The Man
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 90/100 (690 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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9.Sister Ray
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 89/100 (295 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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10.After Hours
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 89/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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11.What Goes On
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 89/100 (290 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Femme Fatale
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 89/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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13.White Light/White Heat
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 88/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Beginning To See The Light
(from the album The Velvet Underground)
 88/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Who Loves The Sun
(from the album Loaded)
 88/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
(from the album Loaded)
 88/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.All Tomorrow's Parties
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (602 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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18.I'll Be Your Mirror
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (575 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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19.Lady Godiva's Operation
(from the album White Light/White Heat)
 87/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.There She Goes Again
(from the album The Velvet Underground And Nico)
 87/100 (571 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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The Velvet Underground ratings

Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 365 votes)
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85/100
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72/100
 
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86/100
 
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From willandthemix 04/14/2018 01:06
Very creative and influential band. One of my favourites. Their debut is basically flawless and their other albums are pretty great too.
1. The Velvet Underground & Nico
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Loaded
4. White Light/White Heat
5. Squeeze
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From BLO 03/03/2018 16:47
I love how The Velvet Underground isn’t just dark disgusting music, as great as they make it. They also have composed some of the most beautiful, and joyous music ever created.
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From jnfbn 02/26/2018 09:29
The '60s witnessed a tectonic shift in art with mostly American pop-art movement (led by Warhol), and I believe The Velvet Underground represents the music side of it, as an art historian and a fan of their music, I respect the woırk they have done (including the pioneering work they did in Exploding Plastic Inevitable)
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From PaperVinnie 01/08/2018 00:14
All 4 of their albums are among the greatest of all time. Lou Reed is truly a mastermind.

1. The Velvet Underground & Nico
2. While Light White Heat
3. Loaded
4. The Velvet Underground
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From BLO 11/27/2017 01:15
Amazing artists, I just don't like White Light all that much. Also, Squeezed doesn't count.
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From LordMark 10/08/2017 23:48
1. White Light/White Heat (10/10)
2. TVU & Nico (10/10)
3. Loaded (10/10)
4. The Velvet Underground (10/10)

One of my 5 favourite music artists!
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From LedZep 05/29/2017 15:00
I can just look in disbelief at the comments here. They really were one of the most innovative bands ever, and if you're not 100% into them (like me) just don't rate. It's like giving the Beatles 50/100 cause you don't like them or diss Nirvana cause they have 'bad guitar solos'... I mean for example I don't love Beatles too much but it's not possible for a sane person to discredit the art and importance of these bands.
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From Onater 05/01/2017 23:24
For their first 3 albums these guys just casually invented entire genres with every other song.
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From LouReedPoland 12/28/2016 09:34
My favourite music group. One of the best groups of all time. My favourite albums are The Velvet Underground & Nico (*****) and The Velvet Underground (*****). White Light/White Heat is very good too (****1/2). Loaded is medium (***1/2).
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From Amirkhosro 10/15/2016 11:46
Still the best rock band of all time. Everybody knows the studio albums but their live stuff is just as good. Check out the Matrix Tapes, the Gymnasium Set and various brilliant bootleg recordings. What a band.
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