Edgar Allan Poe Vs. Nico

It’s one of Edgar Allan Poe’s spookiest poem’s — and it’s even spookier when it’s recited by Nico.

In a strange 10-minute video, the Velvet Underground singer recites a disturbing poem about walking on a dark October night, on the one-year anniversary of the death of the lost Ulalume. Someone’s spliced together the audio with eerie footage from a Kenneth Anger movie.

And there’s also a lost last verse to the poem. (Poe originally wrote Ulalume as an elocution exercise, then decided it was also a hauntingly beautiful poem!)

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  • Guest

    _everything_ is spookier when recited by Nico. Her version of “The End” makes the Doors sound like a nursery rhyme.

  • Oneiric Imperium

    Sweet, Marianne Faithful at Externsteine in a Anger movie set to Poe and Nico. Its a all around winning combo.

  • Oneiric Imperium

    Sweet, Marianne Faithful at Externsteine in a Anger movie set to Poe and Nico. Its a all around winning combo.

  • MattRobson80

    You can’t just re-edit a the classic film “Lucifer Rising”. It’s perfect as is
    That’ like someone reediting Star Wars with Metal music.

  • MattRobson80

    You can’t just re-edit a the classic film “Lucifer Rising”. It’s perfect as is
    That’ like someone reediting Star Wars with Metal music.