The Velvet Underground were defiantly different at a time when it seemed every aspiring rock ’n’ roll band wanted to sound like The Beatles.

The Velvets vs The Beatles: 50 years on from the release of two landmark albums and their battle for the soul of rock ’n’ roll

In 1967 it was Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Fab Four’s slick studio album, that was hyped as groundbreaking, but The Velvet Underground’s raw debut record was to prove far more influential

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The Velvet Underground were defiantly different at a time when it seemed every aspiring rock ’n’ roll band wanted to sound like The Beatles.
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