Various Artists - I'll Be Your Mirror : Tribute To Velvet Underground & Nico (Limited yellow 2LP)

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Out 24th September

• the velvet underground is regarded as one of the most influential bands in rock history.

• their first 4 albums were included in rolling stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. • ranked 19th greatest artist by the same magazine and the 24th greatest artist in a poll by vh1. • inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in 1996. • critic robert christgau considers them "the number three band of the '60s, after the beatles and james brown and his famous flames". • allmusic wrote that "few rock groups can claim to have broken so much new territory, and maintain such consistent brilliance on record, as the velvet underground during their brief lifespan [...] the velvets' innovations – which blended the energy of rock with the sonic adventurism of the avant-garde, and introduced a new degree of social realism and sexual kinkiness into rock lyrics – were too abrasive for the mainstream to handle."

  1. sunday morning – michael stipe (3:50)
  2. i’m waiting for the man – matt berninger (3:44)
  3. femme fatale – sharon van etten (w/ angel olsen on backing vocals) (4:43)
  4. venus in furs – andrew bird & lucius (6:55)
  5. run run run – kurt vile (6:59)
  6. all tomorrow’s parties – st. vincent & thomas bartlett (4:52)
  7. heroin feat. bobby gillespie– thurston moore feat. bobby gillespie (7:24)
  8. there she goes again – king princess (3:29)
  9. i’ll be your mirror – courtney barnett (2:27)
  10. the black angel’s death song – fontaines d.c. (3:12)
  11. european sun – iggy pop & matt sweeney (7:45)