December 14, 2009

Velvet Underground Reunites (VIDEO)

The legendary Velvet Underground, a band that epitomized New York's cutting edge in their heyday, made an ultra-rare appearance together this week, though it wasn't to perform their songs. Lou Reed and his bandmates reunited to speak together on a panel discussion at the NY public Library.

Among the many topics they broached was the impact of Andy Warhol on their careers, with Lou Reed saying "Without him, we were kind of inconceivable. When they hired us to make a record it wasn't because of us, it was because of him. They didn't know us - they thought he was the lead guitarist or something!" See the full video below:

Velvet Underground Reunites! (Kind Of)

The Velvet Underground's Lou Reed, Moe Tucker and Doug Yule staged a rare reunion in New York on Tuesday (December 8) to take part in a question and answer session. The talk took place at the New York Public Library in front of a live audience, and at one point saw Reed hail Tucker as the greatest drummer he has ever worked with...

Velvet Underground Reunites! (Kind Of)

Posted at December 14, 2009 5:55 AM

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