The Velvet Underground ‎– Live MCMXCIII

Sire ‎– 9 45465-2, Warner Bros. Records ‎– 9 45465-2
CD, Album

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1 Venus In Furs 5:30
2 Sweet Jane 5:23
3 Afterhours
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*, Tucker*, Morrison*
4 All Tomorrow's Parties 6:36
5 Some Kinda Love 9:07
6 The Gift 10:33
7 Rock 'N' Roll 6:11
8 I'm Waiting For The Man 5:16
9 Heroin 9:49
10 Pale Blue Eyes 6:17

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Recorded Live at L'Olympia Theater in Paris on June 15th, 16th & 17th, 1993.

This is a live performance. It contains no overdubs.

The insert includes lyrics for "Pale Blue Eyes".
Lyrics Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
© 1969 Oakfield Avenue Music, Ltd. (admin. by Screen Gems-EMI BMI)

"I would like to thank:
Pete "The Rackman" Cornish, Struan Oglanby, Steve Klein, Joe Barden, Roger Sandowsky, Jay Black and The Fender Custom Shop, D'Addario Strings, Bob Ludwig, Mike Rathke, Gordon Gano, Bowie Klein, Seymour Stein, Ian Flooks and U2.

The Velvets themselves: Maureen for her strenght and calm: Sterl for his wit and courage: John Cale for his constant inspiration.

A very large thank you to Sylvia Reed whose idea and vision this was and is. Without her perseverance none of this would have happened.

And to our audience, the fans, the circle was complete when you arrived and let us play for you the music that has meant so much to all of our lives. Thanks again. It was a Perfect Day. -Lou Reed

John Cale would like to thank the following:
Risé cale, Jean-Michel Reusser (Taktic Music, Paris), Mark Vernon (Firebrand Management Ltd., London), Andy Green and my most excellent co-conspirators Lou, Maureen and Sterling.

Sterling Morrison wishes to thank:
Alex Aguilar, Joe Barden, Marie-Claude Beaud, Charlie Chandler, Pete Cornish, Daniel Hutchens, Hap Logan, Simon & Charlotte Pettifar, Roger Sadowsky and Austin Thomerson.

Moe wishes to thank:
Artie Smith, Bill Fertig, Ernie Harmer, Joe Hibbs of Tama Drums, Keith Mikulka, Mike Rathke and Russell Sladek.

Special Thanks to:
Steven Baker, Emma Banks, Marie-Claude Beaud, Moira Bellas, Bill Bentley, Diane Delehaye, Craig Dietz, Bernd Dopp, Ian Flooks, Mark Francis of The Andy Warhol Museum, Jules Frutos, Waldemar Januszczak, Josh Gaffin, Jeff Gold, Tony Krantz, Serge Laurent, Roma Martyniuk, Chris Mason, Katherine Maynerd, Roxy Meade, Tom Ruffino, Scumeck Sabottka, Alan Stein, Ray Still, Chris Whent, Sue Wildish, Johann Zambyski

Thanks to Jeff Boldenweck and everyone at Neg Earth
Thanks to Steve Sunderland and everyone at AudioLease

©1993 Sire Records Company. Made in U.S.A. (on the insert)
© ℗ 1993 Sire Records Company for the U.S. and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the U.S. Made in U.S.A. (on the back sleeve)

This version has an inaccurate tracklist order printed on backcover and insert:
1. Venus In Furs
2. All Tomorrow's Parties
3. Some Kinda Love
4. The Gift
5. Afterhours
6. Sweet Jane
7. Rock 'N' Roll
8. I'm Waiting For The Man
9. Heroin
10. Pale Blue Eyes

Track timings are not appearing on this release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 9362-45465-2 8
  • Matrix / Runout: 1 45465-2 SRC**01
  • Matrix / Runout: M3S1
  • Rights Society: BMI

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9362-45464-2 The Velvet Underground Live MCMXCIII(2xCD, Album) Sire, Warner Bros. Records 9362-45464-2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
2-45464-A, 9 45464-2 The Velvet Underground Live MCMXCIII(CD, Album, Promo, Adv) Sire, Warner Bros. Records, Sire, Warner Bros. Records 2-45464-A, 9 45464-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
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WPLP 9109 The Velvet Underground Velvet Redux Live MCMXCIII(Laserdisc, 12", NTSC) Warner Music Entertainment WPLP 9109 Japan 1993 Sell This Version
CDW 45464 The Velvet Underground Live MCMXCIII(2xCD, Album) Sire, Warner Bros. Records CDW 45464 Canada 1993 Sell This Version