The Velvet Underground

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Filmography

Music (36)

A Perfect Day 2016 (Movie)

("Venus In Furs") (Song Performer)

Gimme Danger 2016 (Movie)

("I'm Waiting For The Man ") (Song Performer)

Time Out of Mind 2015 (Movie)

("Candy Says") (Song Performer)

Blood Ties 2014 (Movie)

("Heroin") (Song Performer)

CBGB 2013 (Movie)

("I'm Waiting For The Man") (Song Performer)

The Lords of Salem 2013 (Movie)

("Venus In Furs") (Song Performer)

Killing Them Softly 2012 (Movie)

("Heroin") (Song Performer)

Men in Black 3 2012 (Movie)

("I'm Waiting For The Man") (Song Performer)

Beautiful Darling 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

Adventureland 2009 (Movie)

("Here She Comes Now") (Song Performer)

Away We Go 2009 (Movie)

"Oh! Sweet Nuthin' " (Song Performer)

Zombieland 2009 (Movie)

"Oh! Sweet Nuthin'" (Song Performer)

Juno 2007 (Movie)

"I'm Sticking With You" (Song Performer)

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly 2007 (Movie)

("Pale Blue Eyes") (Song Performer)

The Savages 2007 (Movie)

"I'm Sticking with You" (Song Performer)

Things We Lost in the Fire 2007 (Movie)

("Sweet Jane") (Song)

Brick 2006 (Movie)

("Sister Ray") (Song Performer)

Nearing Grace 2006 (Movie)

("I'll Be Your Mirror") (Song Performer)

Last Days 2005 (Movie)

("Venus In Furs") (Song Performer)

Blade: Trinity 2004 (Movie)

("Venus in Furs") (Song Performer)

School of Rock 2003 (Movie)

("Ride Into The Sun") (Song Performer)

Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel 2001 (Movie)

("I'm Waiting For the Man") (Song Performer)

The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 (Movie)

("Stephanie Boys") (Song Performer)

The Vertical Ray of the Sun 2001 (Movie)

("Pale Blue Eyes") (Song Performer)

High Fidelity 2000 (Movie)

("Who Loves the Sun" "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'") (Song Performer)

L' Amour, l'argent, l'amour 1999 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Slc Punk! 1999 (Movie)

("Rock & Roll") (Song Performer)

Karaoke Verite 1998 (Movie)

("Femme Fatale" "She's My Best Friend") (Song Performer)

Love and Other Catastrophes 1997 (Movie)

("Sunday Morning") (Song Performer)

When I Go Out There, Just Say the Word 1997 (Movie)

("She's My Best Friend") (Song Performer)

Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol 1991 (Movie)

Music Performer (Performer)

The Doors 1991 (Movie)

("Venus in Furs" "Heroin") (Song Performer)

Penn & Teller Get Killed 1989 (Movie)

("Femme Fatale") (Song Performer)

Ballhaus Barmbek 1987 (Movie)

Music Performer (Performer)

Baby It's You 1983 (Movie)

("Venus in Furs") (Song Performer)

Rock 'n' Roll High School 1979 (Movie)

("Rock 'n' Roll") (Song Performer)
Actor (3)

Glastonbury 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ballhaus Barmbek 1987 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Velvet Underground and Nico 1965 (Movie)

Themselves (Actor)

Milestones

1969

Released final album with Lou Reed, Loaded

1968

Released contemplative third album, The Velvet Underground

1968

Released White Light/White Heat, an aggressive, feedback-driven album featuring the 18-minute epic "Sister Ray"

1967

Released their seminal first album, The Velvet Underground & Nico.

1965

Played their first gig, at Summit High School in Summit, New Jersey.

Bonus Trivia

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Before The Velvet Underground, Lou Reed worked as a songwriter for budget rock label Pickwick Records.

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The group got its name from the title of a 1963 book about seamy sexual practices by Michael Leigh.

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In 1966, Andy Warhol made The Velvet Underground & Nico: A Symphony of Sound, a cinema verite film documenting a studio improvisation by the band.

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Musician Brian Eno is most often credited with the phrase "Only 300 people bought the first Velvet Underground LP, but every one of them formed a band."

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