Forty-fifth anniversary set will include previously unreleased material
The Velvet Underground’s masterful second LP, White Light/White Heat, turns 45 this year – and to celebrate, Universal Music will to produce three-disc anniversary set on Dec 3rd.
At first recorded over a few days in Ny at the end of the summer of 1967 and released on January 30th, late 1960s, White Light/White Heat was a stunningly innovative, difficult LP. “No one listened to this, ” frontman Lou Reed mentioned in a statement. “But there it is, forever – the quintessence of articulate punk. And no one goes near it. ”
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Reed and John Cale, the particular Velvet’s former bassist/organist/violist, helped curate the White Light/White Heat 45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Release . Remastered versions of the primary record in both mono and stereo will appear on the set, as well as a slew of bonus material, including alternative versions of tracks like “Hey Mr. Rain, ” new mixes of “Beginning to See the Light” and “Guess I’m Falling in Appreciate, ” and previously unreleased vocal and instrumental versions of “The Gift. ” Tracks cut throughout Cale’s last studio session with all the Velvet Underground will also appear.
In addition , fans will be treated to a never-before-heard live established recorded at the Gymnasium in Ny on April 30th, 1967; the particular setlist from that show contains favorites like “I’m Waiting for the person, ” “Sister Ray” and “Run Run Run. ”