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The Velvet Underground & Nico gets six disc reissue for 45th anniversary

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    the velvet underground nico The Velvet Underground & Nico gets six disc reissue for 45th anniversary

    The Velvet Underground’s famed 1967 debut, The Velvet Underground & Nico, celebrates its 45th anniversary this year, and Universal Music is marking the occasion with a massive new reissue. According to The Quietus, the six-disc box set contains the original album in both mono and stereo versions, along with the Scepter Studios acetate version, Nico’s debut album Chelsea Girl, and recordings of the band’s Factory rehearsals and legendary concert at Valleydale Ballroom, Columbus, Ohio. The reissue will be available on October 1st.

    Below, you can revisit the album’s epic closer, “European Son”.

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    The Velvet Underground & Nico 45th Anniversary Edition Tracklist:
    Disc One:
    The Velvet Underground & Nico (Stereo Version):
    01 .Sunday Morning
    02. I’m Waiting for the Man
    03. Femme Fatale
    04. Venus in Furs
    05. Run Run Run
    06. All Tomorrow’s Parties
    07. Heroin
    08. There She Goes Again
    09. I’ll Be Your Mirror
    10. The Black Angel’s Death Song
    11. European Son

    Alternate Versions:
    12. All Tomorrow’s Parties (Alternate Single Voice Version)
    13. European Son (Alternate Version)
    14. Heroin (Alternate Version)
    15. All Tomorrow’s Parties (Alternate Instrumental Mix)
    16. I’ll Be Your Mirror (Alternate Mix)

    Disc Two:
    The Velvet Underground & Nico (Mono Version):
    01. Sunday Morning
    02. I’m Waiting for the Man
    03. Femme Fatale
    04. Venus in Furs
    05. Run Run Run
    06. All Tomorrow’s Parties
    07. Heroin
    08. There She Goes Again
    09. I’ll Be Your Mirror
    10. The Black Angel’s Death Song
    11. European Son

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    The Singles (Mono):
    12. All Tomorrow’s Parties (July 1966)
    13. I’ll Be Your Mirror (Alternate Ending, July 1966)
    14. Sunday Morning (Alternate Mix, December 1966)
    15. Femme Fatale (December 1966)

    Disc Three:
    Nico’s Chelsea Girl:
    01. The Fairest of the Seasons
    02. These Days
    03. Little Sister
    04. Winter Song
    05. It Was a Pleasure Then
    06. Chelsea Girls
    07. I’ll Keep It With Mine
    08. Somewhere There’s a Feather
    09. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
    10. Eulogy to Lenny Bruce

    Disc Four:
    Scepter Studios Sessions:
    01. European Son (Alternate Version) *
    02. The Black Angel’s Death Song (Alternate Mix) *
    03. All Tomorrow’s Parties (Alternate Version) *
    04. I’ll Be Your Mirror (Alternate Version) ^
    05. Heroin (Alternate Version) *
    06. Femme Fatale (Alternate mix) ^
    07. Venus in Furs (Alternate Version) ^
    08. Waiting for the Man (Alternate Version) ^
    09. Run Run Run (Alternate Mix) ^

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    * from tape
    ^ from acetate

    The Factory Rehearsals (January 1966):
    10. Walk Alone
    11. Cracking Up / Venus in Furs
    12. Miss Joanie Lee
    13. Heroin
    14. There She Goes Again (with Nico)
    15. There She Goes Again

    Disc Five:
    Live at Valleydale Ballroom, Columbus, Ohio:
    01. Melody Laughter
    02. Femme Fatale
    03. Venus in Furs
    04. The Black Angel’s Death Song
    05. All Tomorrow’s Parties (Lou Reed)

    Disc Six:
    Live at Valleydale Ballroom, Columbus, Ohio:
    01. Waiting for the Man
    02. Heroin
    03. Run Run Run
    04 The Nothing Song

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