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Here’s a trailer for the new documentary on the Velvet Underground

The joke goes that when the Velvet Underground was around in the 60s and very early 70s, they never sold any albums. But everyone who bought one ended up forming a really important band. Why? Maybe this new documentary by Todd Haynes will explain everything.

Entitled The Velvet Underground: A Documentary Film by Todd Haynes, it will debut on Apple+ TV on October 15. A two-CD companion soundtrack will be available that same day.

If you’ve ever wondered “What’s the big deal about the Velvet Underground?”, this should answer your questions.

Here’s what the CD comp will contain:

Disc 1

  1. “Venus In Furs” – The Velvet Underground
  2. “The Wind” – The Diablos
  3. “17 XII 63 NYC The Fire Is A Mirror (excerpt)” – The Theatre of Eternal Music
  4. “Heroin [mono]” – The Velvet Underground
  5. “Road Runner (Live)” – Bo Diddley
  6. “The Ostrich” – The Primitives
  7. “I’m Waiting For The Man” – The Velvet Underground
  8. “Chelsea Girls” – Nico
  9. “Sunday Morning” – The Velvet Underground

Disc 2

  1. “Sister Ray (Live)” – The Velvet Underground
  2. “Pale Blue Eyes” – The Velvet Underground
  3. “Foggy Notion” – The Velvet Underground
  4. “After Hours (Live)” Version 1 – The Velvet Underground
  5. “Sweet Jane” – The Velvet Underground
  6. “Ocean” – The Velvet Underground
  7. “All Tomorrow’s Parties” – The Velvet Underground

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