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The Velvet Underground by Michael Leigh

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Published by Creation Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8651732M
ISBN 101871592283
ISBN 109781871592283

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Notes from the Velvet Underground book. Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lou Reed, who died in , was best known to the /5. Producer – Adrian Barber, Geoffrey Haslam, Shel Kagan, The Velvet Underground Reissue Producer – John Walker (7) Rhythm Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Lyrics By, Composed By [Song Composition] – Lou Reed5/5(1). "Venus in Furs" is a song by the Velvet Underground, written by Lou Reed and originally released on the album The Velvet Underground & Nico. Inspired by the book of the same name by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, the song includes sexual themes of sadomasochism, bondage and submission. (Book). By turns fiercely confrontational, literate, primitive and sweetly melodic, The Velvet Underground remain one of the most influential bands in the history of rock. The ultimate cult band and the ultimate art rock experience, the VU's music and style have served as a blueprint for everyone from David Bowie to The Jesus and Mary Chain.5/5(1).