VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO - VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO (1LP)
The Velvet Underground & Nico is the debut album by American rock band the Velvet Underground and German singer Nico. The album features experimental performance sensibilities and controversial lyrical topics, including drug abuse, prostitution, sadomasochism and sexual deviancy. It sold poorly and was mostly ignored by contemporary critics, but later became regarded as one of the most influential albums in the history of rock and pop music. The album cover for The Velvet Underground & Nico is recognizable for featuring a Warhol print of a banana.