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Listen: Alternative Version of Velvet Underground’s “I’m Beginning To See The Light”

Another previously unreleased Velvet Underground track from the multi-disc White Light/ White Heat due out next Tuesday.

Thanks Rolling Stone.

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Listen: Previously Unheard 19-Minute Version of Velvet Underground’s “Sister Ray”

On December 10 the Velvert Underground’s White Light/ White Heat will be released as a multi-disc set with lots of previously unreleased material. Here’s a 19-minute live version of “Sister Ray” recorded at the Gymnasium in New York City on April 30, 1967.

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Watch: Full 1993 Velvet Underground Reunion Concert In Hamburg

This video of the Velvet Underground performing in Hamburg at Alsterdorfer Sporthalle on June 11, 1993 starts in darkness, but after a minute or so the lights come on and you can see all of them playing. The sound quality is OK, but good enough.

Velvet Underground’s Deluxe Three-disc “White Light/ White Heat” Coming Soon


The Velvet Underground’s second album, White Light/White Heat, will be released as an expanded three-disc set on December 3, 2013.

In addition to remastered stereo and mono versions of the challenging album, there will be a bunch of alternative versions of tracks including “Hey Mr. Rain,” new mixes of “Beginning to See the Light” and “Guess I’m Falling in Love,” and previously unreleased vocal and instrumental versions of “The Gift,” according to Rolling Stone.

Plus a live set recorded at the Gymnasium in New York on April 30, 1967 that includes “I’m Waiting for the Man,” “Sister Ray” and “Run Run Run.”

“No one listened to it,” Lou Reed said in a statement. “But there it is, forever – the quintessence of articulate punk. And no one goes near it.”

Here’s a mono version of “Sister Ray” off White Light/White Heat.

Read more at Rolling Stone.