View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Legend" on Discogs. "Only five thousand people ever bought a Velvet Underground album," Brian Eno once said, "but every single one of them started a band. Feed-Back. Published by Ignacio Julià, Edited by Ignacio Julià. Only five thousand people ever bought a Velvet Underground album, Brian Eno once said. The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in New York City in The original line-up consisted of singer/guitarist Lou Reed. The Velvet Underground & Nico is the debut album by American rock band the Velvet Underground and German singer Nico, released in March through Verve. It had its pockets of fans, for sure, but its legend grew over time. As Brian Eno famously noted in a interview, The Velvet Underground. : Feed-Back, The Velvet Underground, Legend, Truth.: Hardcover, 20,1 x 20,1 cm. pp. with nice illustrations. Text in English. The last time director Todd Haynes tackled an American musical legend, he redefined the musical biopic with 's I'm Not There, his leftfield. A classic look at the emerging legend of the Velvet Underground, written by Lance Loud. Speranza Demontis. 50 followers. More information. The Velvet Underground, from far left, Moe Tucker, John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Lou Reed. (Nat Finkelstein / Apple TV+). Advertisement.