The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground Documentary Film By Todd Haynes OST (2xLP Vinyl)

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Curated by director Todd Haynes, the official soundtrack to his feature documentary about the highly influential, iconic New York band, The Velvet Underground. Featuring the tracks 'Pale Blue Eye's and 'Sunday Morning' among many more. It includes well-known and rare tracks from the band as well as songs and performances that influenced The Velvet Underground, including the doo-wop of The Diablos, the groundbreaking rock & roll of Bo Diddley, and the avant-garde compositions of La Monte Young. It also features exclusive liner notes by Haynes.


Like the film, this doesn't really offer much new to those who are already fans of Velvet Underground. There's non-VU songs, VU studio songs, and live performances. The live performances have been available for a while. The studio performances have been available for... well, since 1967-70. The most interesting parts are the non-VU releases, including the proto-VU Primitives song. I wish (like I wished for the documentary) for more new material. Maybe some lost demos, live tracks that haven't already been compiled before. I get that if it doesn't exist, it doesn't exist, but then this whole soundtrack feels a bit pointless.

By: D1119

A1 The Velvet Underground– Venus In Furs
A2 The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong– The Wind
A3 The Theatre Of Eternal Music– 17 XII 63 NYC The Fire Is A Mirror (Excerpt)
A4 The Velvet Underground– Heroin (Mono Version)
B1 Bo Diddley– Road Runner (Live)
B2 The Primitives– The Ostrich
B3 The Velvet Underground– I'm Waiting For The Man
B4 Nico– Chelsea Girls
B5 The Velvet Underground– Sunday Morning
C1 The Velvet Underground– Sister Ray
C2 The Velvet Underground– Pale Blue Eyes
D1 The Velvet Underground– Foggy Notion
D2 The Velvet Underground– After Hours (Live) Version 1
D3 The Velvet Underground– Sweet Jane
D4 The Velvet Underground– Ocean
D5 The Velvet Underground– All Tomorrow's Parties

Catalogue No: 00602438614462

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