Chronicles (The Velvet Underground album)

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Chronicles
Greatest hits album by The Velvet Underground
Released 1991 (1991)
Recorded 1966–1969, New York City, Hollywood and San Francisco, United States
Genre Rock
Length 72:21
Language English
Label Mercury
Producer Andy Warhol, Tom Wilson, The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground chronology
Squeeze
(1973)
Chronicles
(1991)

Chronicles is a compilation album by The Velvet Underground. It was initially released for the Australian market by Mercury Records in 1991 as part of their "Startrax" series of budget compilations. The album was also made available in Europe.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks performed by The Velvet Underground except † performed by The Velvet Underground & Nico. All tracks written by Lou Reed except "Sunday Morning" written by Lou Reed and John Cale.

  1. "Pale Blue Eyes" – 5:39
  2. "Beginning to See the Light" – 4:37
  3. "What Goes On" – 4:51
  4. "White Light/White Heat" – 2:45
  5. "Sunday Morning" – 2:50†
  6. "I'm Waiting for the Man" – 4:45
  7. "Femme Fatale" – 2:36†
  8. "Venus in Furs" – 5:05
  9. "Run Run Run" – 4:19
  10. "All Tomorrow's Parties" – 5:57†
  11. "Heroin" – 7:09
  12. "I Can't Stand It" – 3:22
  13. "Stephanie Says" – 2:50
  14. "She's My Best Friend" – 2:45
  15. "Andy's Chest" – 2:48
  16. "Sweet Jane" (live) – 3:59
  17. "Rock and Roll" (live) – 6:04

(1–3) taken from The Velvet Underground; (4) taken from White Light/White Heat; (5–11) taken from The Velvet Underground & Nico; (12–15) taken from VU; (16–17) taken from 1969: The Velvet Underground Live.

Personnel[edit]

The Velvet Underground
Additional musicians
  • Nico – lead vocals on "Femme Fatale" and "All Tomorrow's Parties", backing vocals on "Sunday Morning"
Technical staff

External links[edit]