Best Velvet Underground Songs

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21 Run Run Run

The electric guitar solo says it all. Run Run Run Run Run!

22 What Goes On

This song is definitely deserving of being amongst they're best, it's a travesty that it's not even in the top 10!

In my opinion, it deserves to be in top 10 for sure! Please listen this if you haven’t

23 Stephanie Says

The way the song uses the double meaning of Alaska as a name and a place at the end is brilliant! ITS SO COLD IN Alaska!

Completely overlooked song. Should be at least top 20.

24 The Murder Mystery

No song can compare to this mastery. Maybe Heroin or Sunday Morning but nothing like this.

Great song - patrickfloyd

25 How Do You Think It Feels
26 That's the Story of My Life
27 European Son
28 The Gift

This'll ever be my first place... I can't believe it's so damn low... This is ART

29 Beginning to See the Light
30 I Heard Her Call My Name

Although Heroin and I'm waiting for the man are great, you have to give this solo credit

My vote is for this song. Proto-Grunge in 1968! - somekindofaguy

31 I Found a Reason

The best velvet underground song ever! Totally underrated. It makes me feel things I've never felt before. I always heave a deep sigh every time I listen to this song.

The best of their overlooked material! Those harmonies!

32 New Age
33 The Black Angel's Death Song

Great viola driven song

Needs to be higher

34 Here She Comes Now
35 Some Kinda Love

"Between thought and expression"... I mean are you kidding me?

36 Foggy Notion
37 Ocean

An under appreciated song by velvet that is just simply beautiful.

38 Lady Godiva's Operation

I'm Waiting for the Man is my favourite VU song, but this comes close. John Cale said White Light/White Heat was anti-beauty, but I think this is about as beautiful as VU, or many other bands get. Although the lyrics are somewhat disturbing, the music and the singing, as well as the melody, which has echoes of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" are amazing.

39 Jesus
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