Velvet Underground to release new 8xLP box set ‘Velvet Underground – The Complete Matrix Tapes’

The box set drops on July 12

The Velvet Underground have announced that they’re releasing Velvet Underground – The Complete Matrix Tapes, an expansive 8xLP vinyl box set, which includes live highlights from a set of shows from more than 50 years ago.
 


Velvet Underground – The Complete Matrix Tapes will contain a whopping 43 tracks, with several alternate live versions of the same songs. The recordings that will be features on the box set were taken during two nights at San Francisco’s North Beach club, the Matrix, on November 26th and November 27th, 1969. The two dates were part of an 18-date residency the band performed in San Francisco throughout November and December of 1969.

The box set will feature an accompanying book, 18 live cuts from the band’s third album, and nine previously unreleased recordings.

Check out the full trackless for the box set, which drops on July 12th, below.
 
Velvet Underground – The Complete Matrix Tapes Tracklist:

LP 1

SIDE 1:
“I’m Waiting For The Man (Version 1)”
“What Goes On (Version 1)”

SIDE 2:
“Some Kinda Love (Version 1)”
“Heroin (Version 1)”

LP 2

Side 1:
“The Black Angel’s Death Song”
“Venus In Fure (Version 1)”
“There She Goes Again (Version 1)”
“We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together (Version 1)”
“Over You (Version 1)”

Side 2:
“Sweet Jane (Version 1)”
“Pale Blue Eyes”
“After Hours (Version 1)”

LP 3

Side 1:
“I’m Waiting For The Man (Version 2)”
“Venus In Furs (Version 2)”
“Some Kinda Love (Version 2)”
“Over You (Version 2)”

Side 2:
“I Can’t Stand It (Version 1)”
“There She Goes Again (Version 2)”
“After Hours (Version 2)”

LP 4

Side 1:
“We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together (Version 2)”
“Sweet Bonnie Brown (It’s Just Too Much)”
“Heroin (Version 2)”

Side 2:
“White Light/White Heat (Version 1)”
“I’m Set Free”

LP 5

Side 1:
“We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together (Version 3)”
“Some Kinda Love (Version 3)”
“There She Goes Again (Version 3)”

Side 2:
“Heroin (Version 3)”
“Ocean”

LP 6

Side 1:
“Sister Ray Part 1”

Side 2:
“Sister Ray Part 2”

LP 7

Side 1:
“I’m Waiting For The Man (Version 3)”
“What Goes On (Version 2)”
“Some Kinda Love (Version 4)”

Side 2:
“We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together (Version 4)”
“Beginning To See The Light”
“Lisa Says”
“New Age”

LP 8

Side 1:
“Rock & Roll”
“I Can’t Stand It Anymore (Version 2)”

Side 2:
“Heroin (Version 4)”
“White Light/White Heat (Version 2)”
“Sweet Jane (Version 2)”