The ornate, orchestrated folk and jazzy details of 1971’s ‘Bryter Layter’ are at odds with Nick Drake’s image and legacy, but an important part of his story.
‘White Light/White Heat’ may have been made without Andy Warhol and Nico, but contains six tracks of raw, ugly but compelling garage-rock. Sadly, it would be the last album by the classic Velvet Underground line-up.
A cult classic that’s influenced generations of female artists, Nico’s debut album ‘Chelsea Girl’ is as compelling and vital in 2017 as it was fifty years ago.
The archetypal ‘cult album’ whose impact on alternative rock music is incalculably vast, ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ turns 50 years old.