The Velvet Underground ‎– Peel Slowly And See

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1965
1-1 Venus In Furs (Demo)
Written-By – Lou Reed
15:33
1-2 Prominent Men (Demo)
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
4:53
1-3 Heroin (Demo)
Written-By – Lou Reed
13:34
1-4 I'm Waiting For The Man (Demo)
Written-By – Lou Reed
9:50
1-5 Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (Demo)
Written-By – Lou Reed
15:50
1-6 All Tomorrow's Parties (Demo)
Written-By – Lou Reed
18:26
1966-67
2-1 All Tomorrow's Parties (Single Version)
Lead Vocals – Nico (3)Written-By – Lou Reed
2:49
2-2 Sunday Morning
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
2:54
2-3 I'm Waiting For The Man
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:38
2-4 Femme Fatale
Lead Vocals – Nico (3)Written-By – Lou Reed
2:37
2-5 Venus In Furs
Written-By – Lou Reed
5:10
2-6 Run Run Run
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:19
2-7 All Tomorrow's Parties
Lead Vocals – Nico (3)Written-By – Lou Reed
5:58
2-8 Heroin
Written-By – Lou Reed
7:10
2-9 There She Goes Again
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:39
2-10 I'll Be Your Mirror
Lead Vocals – Nico (3)Written-By – Lou Reed
2:12
2-11 The Black Angel Death Song
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
3:12
2-12 European Son
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling Morrison
7:47
2-13 Melody Laughter (Live)
Edited By – Joseph M. PalmaccioGuitar, Vocals – Lou Reed, Sterling MorrisonPercussion – Maureen Tucker*Viola, Piano, Bass, Vocals – John CaleVocals – Nico (3)Written-By – Christa Paeffgen*, John Cale, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling Morrison
10:43
2-14 It Was A Pleasure Then
Arranged By, Conductor – Larry FallonEngineer, Mixed By – Gary KellgrenGuitar – Lou ReedLead Vocals – Nico (3)Viola [Electric Viola] – John CaleWritten-By – Christa Paeffgen*, John Cale, Lou Reed
8:02
2-15 Chelsea Girls
Arranged By, Conductor – Larry FallonEngineer, Mixed By – Gary KellgrenGuitar – Lou ReedLead Vocals – Nico (3)Viola [Electric Viola] – John CaleWritten-By – Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison
7:24
1967-68
3-1 There Is No Reason (Demo)
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
2:12
3-2 Sheltered Life (Demo)
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:52
3-3 It's All Right (The Way That You Live) (Demo)
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
2:48
3-4 I'm Not Too Sorry (Now That You're Gone) (Demo)
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
2:17
3-5 Here She Comes Now (Demo)
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison
2:46
3-6 Guess I'm Falling In Love (Live)
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling Morrison
4:10
3-7 Booker T. (Live)
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling Morrison
6:30
3-8 White Light / White Heat
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:45
3-9 The Gift
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling Morrison
8:17
3-10 Lady Godiva's Operation
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:54
3-11 Here She Comes Now
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison
2:02
3-12 I Heard Her Call My Name
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:36
3-13 Sister Ray
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling Morrison
17:27
3-14 Stephanie Says
Arranged By – The Velvet UndergroundEngineer – Michael BarbieroGuitar, Backing Vocals – Sterling MorrisonPercussion – Maureen Tucker*Viola, Bass, Celesta, Backing Vocals – John CaleVocals, Guitar – Lou ReedWritten-By – Lou Reed
2:49
3-15 Temptation Inside Your Heart
Arranged By – The Velvet UndergroundEngineer – Michael BarbieroGuitar, Backing Vocals – Sterling MorrisonPercussion – Maureen Tucker*Viola, Bass, Celesta, Backing Vocals – John CaleVocals, Guitar – Lou ReedWritten-By – Lou Reed
2:30
3-16 Hey Mr. Rain (Version One)
Arranged By – The Velvet UndergroundEngineer – J.C. Convertino*Guitar – Sterling MorrisonPercussion – Maureen Tucker*Viola [Electric Viola], Bass – John CaleVocals, Guitar – Lou ReedWritten-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling Morrison
4:40
1968-69
4-1 What Goes On (Live)
Bass – Doug YuleGuitar – Sterling MorrisonPercussion – Maureen Tucker*Vocals, Guitar – Lou ReedWritten-By – Lou Reed
5:34
4-2 Candy Says (Closet Mix)
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:04
4-3 What Goes On (Closet Mix)
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:35
4-4 Some Kinda Love (Closet Mix)
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:39
4-5 Pale Blue Eyes (Closet Mix)
Lead Vocals – Doug YuleWritten-By – Lou Reed
5:42
4-6 Jesus (Closet Mix)
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:24
4-7 Beginning To See The Light (Closet Mix)
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:47
4-8 I'm Set Free (Closet Mix)
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:04
4-9 That's The Story Of My Life (Closet Mix)
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:02
4-10 The Murder Mystery (Closet Mix)
Vocals [Co-vocal] – Doug Yule, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling MorrisonWritten-By – Lou Reed
8:55
4-11 After Hours (Closet Mix)
Lead Vocals – Maureen Tucker*Written-By – Lou Reed
2:09
4-12 Foggy Notion
Written-By – Doug Yule, Hy Weiss, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*
6:47
4-13 I Can't Stand It
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:22
4-14 I'm Sticking With You
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:28
4-15 One Of These Days
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:00
4-16 Lisa Says
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:57
4-17 It's Just Too Much (Live)
Bass – Doug YuleGuitar – Sterling MorrisonPercussion – Maureen Tucker*Vocals, Guitar – Lou ReedWritten-By – Lou Reed
2:59
4-18 Countess From Hong Kong (Demo)
Bass – Doug YuleGuitar – Sterling MorrisonPercussion – Maureen Tucker*Vocals, Guitar – Lou ReedWritten-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
3:17
1970
5-1 Who Loves The Sun
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:45
5-2 Sweet Jane (Full Length Version)
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:06
5-3 Rock And Roll
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:43
5-4 Cool It Down
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:04
5-5 New Age (Full Length Version)
Written-By – Lou Reed
5:07
5-6 Head Held High
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:56
5-7 Lonesome Cowboy Bill
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:43
5-8 I Found A Reason
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:15
5-9 Train Round The Bend
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:21
5-10 Oh! Sweet Nuthin'
Written-By – Lou Reed
7:25
5-11 Satellite Of Love
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:58
5-12 Walk And Talk
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:23
5-13 Oh Gin
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:44
5-14 Sad Song
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:30
5-15 Ocean
Organ, Viola – John CaleWritten-By – Lou Reed
5:43
5-16 Ride Into The Sun
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker*, Sterling Morrison
3:10
5-17 Some Kinda Love (Live)
Bass, Vocals – Doug YuleDrums – Billy Yule*Guitar – Sterling MorrisonRecorded By – Brigid PolkVocals, Guitar – Lou ReedWritten-By – Lou Reed
10:22
5-18 I'll Be Your Mirror (Live)
Bass, Vocals – Doug YuleDrums – Billy Yule*Guitar – Sterling MorrisonRecorded By – Brigid PolkVocals, Guitar – Lou ReedWritten-By – Lou Reed
2:06
5-19 I Love You
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:03

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Credits

  • Arranged ByThe Velvet Underground (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12, 4-2 to 4-16)
  • Bass, Backing VocalsDoug Yule (tracks: 4-12 to 4-16)
  • Bass, Organ, Backing VocalsDoug Yule (tracks: 4-2 to 4-11)
  • DrumsBilly Yule* (tracks: 5-1 to 5-16, 5-19)
  • EngineerAdrian Barber (tracks: 5-1 to 16, 5-19), Gary Kellgren (tracks: 3-8 to 3-13, 4-12 to 4-16), Geoffrey Haslam (tracks: 5-1 to 16, 5-19), Michael Barbiero (tracks: 4-12 to 4-16)
  • Engineer [Remix]Geoffrey Haslam (tracks: 5-1 to 16, 5-19)
  • Engineer [Scepter Studios]John Licata (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12), Norman Dolph (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Engineer [T.T.G. Studios]Omi Haden* (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • GuitarSterling Morrison (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6, 3-1 to 3-7, 5-1 to 5-16, 5-19)
  • Guitar, Backing VocalsSterling Morrison (tracks: 4-12 to 4-16)
  • Lead Vocals, Guitar, Backing VocalsLou Reed (tracks: 4-2 to 4-11)
  • Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar, Guitar [Ostrich Guitar]Lou Reed (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Lyrics ByLou Reed
  • Mastered ByBob Ludwig
  • PercussionMaureen Tucker* (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12, 3-1 to 3-13, 4-2 to 4-16)
  • ProducerAndy Warhol (tracks: 2-3 to 2-12), Geoffrey Haslam (tracks: 5-1 to 5-16, 5-19), The Velvet Underground (tracks: 3-14 to 3-16, 4-2 to 4-16, 5-1 to 5-16, 5-19), Tom Wilson (2) (tracks: 2-2, 2-14, 2-15, 3-8 to 3-13)
  • Remix [Remixed By], Edited ByDavid Greene (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12), Gene Radice (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Rhythm Guitar, Bass, Backing VocalsSterling Morrison (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Supervised By [Remixed And Edited Under The Supervision Of]Tom Wilson (2) (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Viola [Electric Viola], Piano, Celesta, Bass, Backing VocalsJohn Cale (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Viola, BassJohn Cale (tracks: 3-1 to 3-7)
  • Vocals, GuitarLou Reed (tracks: 3-1 to 3-7, 4-12 to 4-16), Sterling Morrison (tracks: 4-2 to 4-11)
  • Vocals, Guitar, BassSterling Morrison (tracks: 3-8 to 3-13)
  • Vocals, Guitar, HarmonicaLou Reed (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6)
  • Vocals, Guitar, PianoLou Reed (tracks: 3-8 to 3-13, 5-1 to 5-16, 5-19)
  • Vocals, Organ, Piano, Guitar, BassDoug Yule (tracks: 5-1 to 5-16, 5-19)
  • Vocals, Viola [Electric Viola], Organ, BassJohn Cale (tracks: 3-8 to 3-13)
  • Vocals, Viola, Vielle [Sarinda]John Cale (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6)

Notes

Deluxe 6"x12" longbox (with re-peelable banana sticker) contains a 84-page book with definitive essay, complete credits, dozens of rare photographs and memorabilia and is composed of the four VU albums and previously unreleased tracks in individual jewel cases.

• Tracks 1-1 to 1-6: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND DEMO TAPE
Recorded July 1965 at John Cale's Ludlow Street loft in lower Manhattan.
All tracks previously unrealeased.

• Track 2-1: The first single by The Velvet Underground (Verve VK-10427), released July 1966.
Tracks 2-2 to 2-12: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO
The Velvet Underground first album (Verve V/V6-5008), released March 1967.
Recorded April 1966 at T.T.G. Studios, Hollywood and Scepter Studios, New York
Track 13: Recorded live November 4, 1966 at the Valleydale Ballroom, Columbus, Ohio.
Edited down the complete 30 minute performance by Joseph M. Palmaccio at PolyGram Studios.
Tracks 2-14, 2-15: Taken from the album NICO: CHELSEA GIRL (Verve V/V6-5032), originally released October 1967.
Recorded April/May 1967 at Mayfair Sound Studios, New York

• Tracks 3-1 to 3-5: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND DEMO ACETATE
Recorded early 1967 at John Cale's Ludlow Street loft Manhattan.
All tracks previously unreleased.
Tracks 3-6, 3-7: Recorded live April 1967 at the Gymnasium, New York City
Previously unreleased.
Tracks 3-8 to 3-13: WHITE LIGHT / WHITE HEAT
The Velvet Underground's second album ( Verve V/V6-5046), released January 1968.
Recorded Sptember 1967 at Mayfair Sound Studios, New York City.
Tracks 3-14, 3-15: taken from VU (Verve 823 721-2), released February 1985.
Recorded February 13 ɛt 14 1968 at AɛtR Studios, New York
Mixed June 1984 at Mediasound Studios, New York
Track 3-15: taken from ANOTHER VIEW (Verve 829 405-2), released July 1986.
Recorded May 29, 1968 at T.T.G. Studios, Hollywood
Mixed March 1986 at Sigma Sound Studios, New York

• Track 4-1: Recorded live October 2, 1968 at La Cave, Cleveland, Ohio.
Previously unreleased.
Tracks 4-2 to 4-11: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND alternate ‛closet mix’ version
The Velvet Underground's third album, (MGM SE 4617), released March 1969.
Recorded November/December 1968 at T.T.G. Studios, Hollywood.
Tracks 4-12 to 4-16: taken from VU (Verve 823 721-2), released February 1985.
Recorded May - October 1969 at Record Plant Studios, New York
Mixed June 1984 at Mediasound Studios, New York
4-17: Recorded live October 28, 1969 at The End of Cole Ave, Dallas, Texas
Previously unreleased.
Track 4-18: Recorded late 1969.
Recording information unknown.
Previously unreleased.

• Tracks 5-1 to 5-10: LOADED
The velvet Underground's fourth album (Cotillion SD 9034), released September 1970
and
Tracks 5-11 to 5-16 & track 5-19: LOADED out-takes, previously unrealeased.
Recorded April - July 1970 at Atlantic Studios, New York
Tracks 17 ɛt 18 recorded live August 23, 1870 at Max's kansas City, New York City.
Track 18 taken from LIVE AT MAX'S KANSAS CITY (Cotillion SD 9500), released May 1972.
Track 17 previously unreleased.
Recorded by Brigid Polk on a cassette recorder.
All selections on Disc Five produced under license from Atlantic Recording Corp.
Track 18 ℗ 1972 Atlantic Recording Corp.
Tracks 11-17 and 19 ℗ 1995 Atlantic Recording Corp.

Song Publishers:
•Disc One
All songs published by Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.), except 1-2 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI) / Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.)
• Disc Two
All songs published by Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.), except 2-2, 2-11, 2-14 and 2-15 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI) / Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.), 2-3 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI) / Metal Machine Music. Inc. (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.)
• Disc Three
3-1, 3-3 and 3-4 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI) / Metal Machine Music. Inc. (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.)
3-2 published by Metal Machine Music. Inc. (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.)
3-5, 3-6, 3-7, 3-9, 3-11, 3-13 and 3-16 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI) / Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.)
3-8, 3-10, 3-12 and 3-14 published by Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.), 3-15 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI)
• Disc Four
All songs published by Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.), except 4-12 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI) / Maureen Music, Inc. (BMI),
4-14 and 4-15 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI),
4-18 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI) / Metal Machine Music. Inc. (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.)
• Disc Five
All songs published by Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.), except song 4-16 published by John Cale Music Inc. (BMI) / Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd (BMI) (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.)

This compilation ℗ © 1995 Polygram Records, Inc.
Manufactured and marketed by A&M Records, Inc.
All selections on disc five produced under license from Atlantic Recording Corp.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 31452-7887-2 6
  • Barcode (String): 731452788726

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none Velvet Underground* Box Set(5xCass, Promo + Box, Comp) Polydor none US 1995 Sell This Version
POCP-9510/4, 314 527 887-2 The Velvet Underground Peel Slowly And See(5xCD + Box, Comp) Polydor, Polydor, Chronicles POCP-9510/4, 314 527 887-2 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
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31452 7887-2, 527 887-2 The Velvet Underground Peel Slowly And See(5xCD, Comp, Mono, Dlx, RM + Box, RE) Polydor, Chronicles, Polydor, Chronicles 31452 7887-2, 527 887-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

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likeastranger

March 30, 2016
regarding packaging: the design of the CDs is pretty carelessly/ugly, anything else (the box, the book) is pretty nice.
likeastranger

likeastranger

March 30, 2016
regarding packaging: the design of the CDs is pretty carelessly, anything else (the box, the book) is pretty nice.