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The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground

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Published by London Weekend in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe South Bank show
The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
Pagination1 videocassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14248455M

  Lou Reed's incredible music career, both as a solo artist and as a member of the Velvet Underground, spanned over 50 years and influenced generations. If you want to learn more about Lou Reed, the Velvet Underground, or the artistic, cultural, and political scene of the s when he rose to prominence, here are 10 great books to check out at. The book, The Velvet Underground, billed itself as “ a documentary on the sexual corruption of our age. ” It told a lurid tale of sadomasochism and other sexual adventures in New York City. The band had a name at last. Enter Tucker and Warhol.

  The Velvet Underground and Nico has influenced the sound of more bands than any other album. And remarkably, it still sounds as fresh and challenging today as it did upon its release in In this book, Joe Harvard covers everything from Lou Reed's lyrical genius to John Cale's groundbreaking instrumentation, and from the creative input of Andy Warhol to the fine details of the 3/5(3).   The Velvet Underground formed in , met Andy Warhol in , released their first album in , and one of the founding members left in saw The Velvet Underground.

In the book Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties, Lou Reed was asked to describe the Velvet Underground's part in the multimedia events organized by Andy Warhol. He said, "Andy shows movies and we f--k dogs on stage." Lou Reed's father was a tax accountant, who raised him with the expectation. In the book was picked up on by Lou Reed, a young New York musician who had just formed a band, The Falling Spikes. Reed immediately changed the band's name to The Velvet Underground, became Andy Warhol’s house band, wrote a raft of songs /5(4).


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In the book was picked up on by Lou Reed, a young New York musician who had just formed a band, The Falling Spikes.

Reed immediately changed the band's name to The Velvet Underground, became Andy Warhol's house band, wrote a raft of songs based on sleaze and the demi-monde, and the rest is history Cited by: 4.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "the velvet underground". The Velvet Underground is an astonishing assembly of rare objects and artworks and the first book of its scale to document the formative years of the band Time Out magazine named the greatest New York musicians of all time.

From never-before-seen photographs of the band’s first live show in New York to Andy Warhol’s cover and poster designs, Lou Reed’s handwritten music and /5(10). Nigel Trevena's book was the first source of facts about the Velvet Underground.

This page booklet features early history of the Velvets, reviews of the four studio albums and Live At Max's and a discography, but also Lou Reed related articles including an illustrated Waiting For The Man, and a selection of rare Lou Reed poems.

With exclusive new interviews from the band, this is a captivating account of one of the most influential groups in rock history. Brian Eno famously said "the first Velvet Underground album only s copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band." Perhaps no other musicians can claim such limited chart success and so enduring a musical legacy as The Velvet Underground.

Buy Velvet Underground, The by Michael Leigh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. THE INEVITABLE WORLD OF THE VELVET UNDERGROUND Alfredo Garcia pages, Spain, 29,9 x 21,4 cm. Limited edition of copies.

Also a special run of 30 copies in Roman numerals destinated to people that collaborated in the book. The Velvet Underground mark II made a stylistic shift towards intimacy, with Reed seeking redemption on songs such as Beginning to See the. The best-selling account of The Velvet Underground phenomenon is now recognised as one of the greatest rock books ever written.

First published init is based on interviews with all four members of the Velvets, as well as others who became part of Andy Warhol's circle of artistic s: **** COMPELLING - The Sunday TelegraphCONTROVERSIAL Sounes' book pushes the standard Reed narrative - The New York TimesLou Reed, who died inwas best known to the general public as the grumpy New Yorker in black who sang 'Walk on the Wild Side'.

To his dedicated admirers, however, he was one of the most innovative and intelligent American songwriters of modern times, a /5(8). Notes from the Velvet Underground book. Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Lou Reed, who died inwas best known to the /5. Producer – Adrian Barber, Geoffrey Haslam, Shel Kagan, The Velvet Underground Reissue Producer – John Walker (7) Rhythm Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Lyrics By, Composed By [Song Composition] – Lou Reed5/5(1).

"Venus in Furs" is a song by the Velvet Underground, written by Lou Reed and originally released on the album The Velvet Underground & Nico. Inspired by the book of the same name by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, the song includes sexual themes of sadomasochism, bondage and submission.

(Book). By turns fiercely confrontational, literate, primitive and sweetly melodic, The Velvet Underground remain one of the most influential bands in the history of rock. The ultimate cult band and the ultimate art rock experience, the VU's music and style have served as a blueprint for everyone from David Bowie to The Jesus and Mary Chain.5/5(1).

"The Velvet Underground” - in coining this image of sick beauty, Michael Leigh unwittingly provided not merely the name for a rock'n'roll group, but a synonym for an era and lifestyle immortalised by that group and its associates - Warhol's Factory perceived as a microcosm of that nationwide unrest and mania which prefigured the chaos of /5(11).

The Velvet Underground is arguably one of the most influential American rock bands ever. Based on interviews with former members Lou Reed, John Cale, and Sterling Morrison, as well as others from Andy Warhol's circle of artistic collaborators, Up-Tight is the definitive oral and visual history of the band and its revolutionary, often avant-garde by: The Velvet Underground is the self-titled third studio album by American rock band the Velvet ed in Marchit was their first record with Doug Yule, who was a replacement for John ed in at TTG Studios in Hollywood, California, the album's sound—consisting largely of ballads and straightforward rock songs—marked a notable shift in style from the band's.

The Velvet Underground takes its name from a paperback nonfiction book by the writer Michael Leigh. Tony Conrad, who is now better known as an experimental filmmaker and avant-garde minimalist composer, found Michael Leigh's book discarded on a N.

The Velvet Underground " Rock & Roll " (sometimes spelled Rock 'n' Roll) is a song by the Velvet Underground, originally appearing on their album Loaded. The song was written by the Velvets' then-leader Lou Reed, who continued to incorporate the song into his.

Not a good book. I suspect that the only reason this book remains in print is because of its connection to the band, The Velvet Underground. According to the band, they didn't pick this book's title because they liked the book or for its subject matter -- that was coincidence/5. Lou Reed at Panathinaikos stadium in Athens, (Reuters) The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground, by Howard Sounes (Diversion Books, pp., $) T here is a scene in David Author: Robert Dean Lurie.The book reproduces a comprehensive and pretty much exhaustive collection of Velvet Underground articles, reviews and ads.

taken from the underground, music and daily press, even including John Wilcock's letter printed in The Long Hair Times in London in April Hardly anyone bought the Velvet Underground’s albums when they were released, but most everyone who did formed a band.

This was the kind of influence the Velvets exerted, and it persists to this day in the sounds of groups as diverse as Patti Smith, Talking Heads, Sex Pistols, R.E.M.,/5.