The Black Angel's Death Song
The Velvet Underground Lyrics


Myriad had choice of his fate
Set themselves out upon a plate for him to choose
What had he to lose?
Not a ghost bloodied country all covered with sleep
Where the Black Angel did weep, not an old city street in the east
Gone to choose

And wandering's brother walked on through the night
With his hair in his face on a long splintered cut from the knife
Of GT
The rally man's patter ran on through the dawn
Until we said, "So long" to his skull
Shrill yell
Shining brightly red-rimmed and red-lined with the time
Infused with the choice of the mind on ice skates scraping chunks
From the bells

Cut mouth bleeding razors, forgetting the pain
Antiseptic remains cool, good buy
So you fly to the cozy brown snow of the east
Gonna choose, choose again

Sacrificials remain make it hard to forget
Where you come from, the stools of your eyes serve to realize fame
Choose again
And Rovermans' refrain of the sacrilege recluse
For the loss of a horse
With the bowels and a tail of a rat
Come again, choose to go

And if Epiphany's terror reduced you to shame
Have your head bobbed and weaved
Choose a side to be on
And if the stone glances off, split didactics in two
Leave the color of the mouse trails, don't scream, try between
If you choose
If you choose, try to lose
For the loss of remain come and start
Start the game

I-che-che
Che-che-I
Che-che-che
Ka-tah-ko
Choose to choose
Choose to choose
Choose to go

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Lou A. Reed, John Davies Cale

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[Verse 1]
Myriad had choice of his fate
Set themselves out upon a plate
For him to choose
What had he to lose?
Not a ghost bloodied country all covered with sleep
Where the Black Angel did weep not an old city street in the east
Gone to choose

[Verse 2]
And wandering's brother walked on through the night
With his hair in his face on a long splintered cut from the knife
Of GT
The rally man's patter ran on through the dawn
Until we said so long to his skull
Shrill yell
Shining brightly red rimmed and red lined with the time
Infused with the choice of the mind on ice skates scraping chunks
From the bells
[Verse 3]
Cut mouth bleeding razors
Forgetting the pain
Antiseptic remains cool, good buy
So you fly
To the cozy brown snow of the east
Gonna choose, choose again

[Verse 4]
Sacrificials remain make it hard to forget
Where you come from the stools of your eyes
Serve to realize fame
Choose again
And Rovermans' refrain of the sacrilege recluse
For the loss of a horse
With the bowels and a tail of a rat
Come again, choose to go

[Verse 5]
And if Epiphany's terror reduced you to shame
Have your head bobbed and weaved
Choose a side
To be on
And if the stone glances off
Split didactics in two
Leave the color of the mouse trails
Don't scream, try between
If you choose
If you choose, try to lose
For the loss of remain come and start
Start the game

[Outro]
I che che, che che I
Che che che, ka tah koh
Choose to choose
Choose to choose, choose to go



All comments from YouTube:

Ryan Sansaricq

I couldn't believe this and Sunday Morning were on the same album

Salamander676

And I’ll be your mirror and these days😢😊

Gregory Wonderwheel

It was important to them that their music not be pigeon holed. That was both their greatest power and their defeat.

Zack Zallie

And this is right after I'll Be Your Mirror. lol

Poodles

And Venus In Furs

John Rodriguez

Gone to choose

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georgeharrison70

In my opinion, this is one of the best songs from The Velvet Underground & Nico. I LOVE that screeching, extremely dissonant & painful-sounding viola.

georgeharrison70

Vintage Lazer Thanks! :)

VintageLazer

georgeharrison70 I see you everywhere and I gotta say you have great taste

Manuel Bucci Riedel

@misterblobby peace, bro

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