Monday, September 03, 2007

Lady Godiva's operation


How strange...

I had an urge to listen to Lady Godiva's operation by the Velvet Underground tonight. Don't know why. I last listened to it probably about twenty years ago, maybe more.

I was absolutely certain it was sung by Nico. I could even hear her German accent singing "Lady Godiva, here dressed so demurely." But it's not, it's John Cale singing. I've just done a quick google on it, and I can't find any evidence that Nico ever sang it. What strange tricks memory can play.

Anyway, here's the song:

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