Title : I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to The Velvet Underground & Nico. Format : CD. Label : Verve US. Cat Num : 3577220. Barcode : 0602435772202.
Release Date : September 24th 2021
Contributors to the album include Michael Stipe, Kurt Vile, Sharon Van Etten, St. Vincent, King Princess, Fontaines DC, Matt Berninger, Courtney Barnett, Thurston Moore, Iggy Pop & more. Upcoming documentary on The Velvet Underground directed by Todd Haynes will be released 15th Oct on Apple TV. It will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in July 2021.
The Velvet Underground is regarded as one of the most influential bands in rock history. Their first 4 albums were included in Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Ranked 19th greatest artist by the same magazine and the 24th greatest artist in a poll by VH1. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
Critic Robert Christgau considers them “the number three band of the ’60s, after the Beatles and James Brown and His Famous Flames”.