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The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground had its origins, oddly enough, in the world of manufactured pop music, around 1965. Long Island native songwriter/singer/guitarist Lou Reed had gone from college at Syracuse University to a day job as a staff composer and musician for Pickwick Records, whose specialities (besides budget reissues and compilations) were '... See full bio »
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 2014 She's Beautiful When She's Angry (Documentary) (performer: "I'll Be Your Mirror")
 2014 Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Pontiac (2014) ... (performer: "Oh! Sweet Nuthin' " - uncredited)
 2013 CBGB (performer: "Heroin", "I Can't Stand It", "I'm Waiting for the Man", "Oh! Swet Nothin'")
 2013 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Chickening (2013) ... (performer: "Sunday Morning")
 2013/I Blood Ties (performer: "Heroin")
 2012 The Lords of Salem (performer: "Venus in Furs", "All Tomorrow's Parties")
 2012 Killing Them Softly (performer: "Heroin")
 2012 Men in Black 3 (performer: "I'm Waiting for the Man")
  Misfits (TV Series) (1 episode, 2009) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Vegas, Baby! (2011) ... (performer: "Sunday Morning" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... ("Heroin", uncredited)
 2010-2011 Fringe (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- 6B (2011) ... (performer: "Pale Blue Eyes" - uncredited)
- Olivia. In the Lab. With the Revolver (2010) ... (performer: "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'" - uncredited)
 2010 The Bang Bang Club (performer: "Pale Blue Eyes")
 2010 Worried About the Boy (TV Movie) (performer: "Venus In Furs")
 2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hiro Yoshimura (2010) ... ("Femme Fatale", uncredited)
 2010 Beautiful Darling (Documentary) (performer: "Candy Says")
 2010 The Thief (Short) (performer: "I'm Sticking with You")
 2009 Zombieland (performer: "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'")
 2009 Suck (performer: "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'")
 2009 Bandslam (performer: "Femme Fatale")
 2009 Away We Go (performer: "Oh! Sweet Nothin'" - as Velvet Underground)
 2009/II Stella (Short) (performer: "Stephanie Says" - uncredited)
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Brush Man (2009) ... ("European Son", uncredited) / (performer: "Pale Blue Eyes" - uncredited)
 2009 Adventureland (performer: "Here She Comes Now", "Pale Blue Eyes")
 2007-2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Leave Out All the Rest (2008) ... (performer: "Venus in Furs" - uncredited)
- Sweet Jane (2007) ... (performer: "Sweet Jane" - uncredited)
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows? (2008) ... (performer: "Rock and Roll" - uncredited)
 2008 Palermo Shooting (performer: "Some Kinda Love")
 2008 August (performer: "Pale Blue Eyes")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2008) ... (performer: "White Light, White Heat")
 2007 Things We Lost in the Fire (performer: "Sweet Jane")
 2007 Juno (performer: "I'm Sticking with You" (1985))
 2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (performer: "Pale Blue Eyes")
 2007 Control (performer: "What Goes On")
 2007 The Savages (performer: "I'm Sticking With You")
 2007 Let's All Go to the Sea (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- California (2007) ... (performer: "Venus in Furs")
 2006 Brotherhood (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Matthew 12:25 (2006) ... ("Heroin")
 2006 Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis (Documentary) (performer: "Run Run Run")
 2005 Nearing Grace (performer: "I'll Be Your Mirror")
 2005 Last Days (performer: "Venus in Furs")
 2005 Pretty Persuasion (performer: "What Goes On")
 2005 Brick (performer: "Sister Ray" - as Velvet Underground)
 2004 Blade: Trinity (performer: "Fatal", "Venus in Furs")
 2004 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Drinking the Kool-Aid (2004) ... ("Oh! Sweet Nuthin'", uncredited)
 2004 The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (performer: "Femme Fatale")
 2004 ...And They Lived Happily Ever After (performer: "I'm waiting for my man", "Sunday Morning")
 2004 Trollywood (Documentary) (performer: "Sunday Morning")
 2004 Dandelion (writer: "I Found a Reason")
 2003 School of Rock (performer: "Ride Into The Sun")
 2003 16 Years of Alcohol (performer: "Pale Blue Eyes")
 2002 Morvern Callar (performer: "I'm Sticking With You")
 2002 Tangled Web (Short) (performer: "Temptation Inside Your Heart")
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Crime & Punishment (2002) ... (performer: "We're Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together", "Venus In Furs" - uncredited)
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sadie, Sadie (2001) ... (performer: "I'll Be Your Mirror")
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (performer: "Stephanie Says")
 2001 Victoria Died in 1901 and Is Still Alive Today (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Venus in Furs", "White Light/White Heat", "Heroin" - uncredited)
 2000 Love, Money, Love (performer: "Stephanie Says")
 2000 The Vertical Ray of the Sun (performer: "Pale Blue Eyes")
 2000 High Fidelity (performer: "Who Loves The Sun", "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'")
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (performer: "Heroin", "All Tomorrow's Parties")
 1998 SLC Punk! (performer: "Rock & Roll")
 1998 Fögi Is a Bastard (performer: "I'm waiting for the man", "Heroin")
 1997 House of America (performer: "I'm Waiting For the Man")
 1995 Nico Icon (Documentary) (performer: "All Tomorrow's Parties", "Femme Fatale", "I'll Be Your Mirror", "I'm Waiting for the Man", "Venus in Furs")
 1994 The Diary of Evelyn Lau (TV Movie) (performer: "HEROIN")
 1991 The Rapture (performer: "I'LL BE YOUR MIRROR")
 1991 The Doors (performer: "Heroin", "Venus In Furs")
 1989 Penn & Teller Get Killed (performer: "Femme fatale")
 1980 Berlin Alexanderplatz (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School (performer: "Rock n Roll")
 1971 Dynamite Chicken (performer: "White Light")
 1964 Batman Dracula (performer: "The Nothing Song")
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Album: "White Light/White Heat", 1968 (Verve) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Members have included Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison, Walter De Maria, Angus MacLise, Maureen Tucker, Nico, Doug Yule, Bill Yule, Walter Powers, Willie Alexander, Rob Norris and Ian Paice (Deep Purple's drummer borrowed for the 1973 album, "Squeeze"). Dancers Gerard Malanga and Mary Woronov were also considered unofficial members during their run as interpretive dancers for the band in ... See more »

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