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Nico, originally called Christa Päffgen, was a German singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, musician, fashion model, and actress who became famous as a Warhol Superstar in the 1960s. She could also play keyboards, harmonium and tambourine.

She is known for her vocals on The Velvet Underground's debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967), and her work as a solo artist.

She also had roles in several films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960) and Andy Warhol's Chelsea Girls (1966). Nico died from a heart attack in July 1988.

Throughout her life, shealso became associated with;
Brian Jones, Kevin Ayers, John Cooper Clarke, The Invisible Girls, Blue Orchids, John Cale, Bob Dylan and Brian Eno

Solo studio albums

1) 1967 Chelsea Girl

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2) 1969 The Marble Index

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3) 1970 Desertshore

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4) 1974 The End...

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5) 1981 Drama of Exile

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6) 1985 Camera Obscura

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Collaborative albums

1967 The Velvet Underground & Nico

Live albums

1974 June 1, 1974
1982 Do or Die: Nico in Europe
1983 Live In Denmark
1985 Nico Live in Pécs
1986 Behind the Iron Curtain
1987 Nico in Tokyo
1988 Fata Morgana
1989 Hanging Gardens
1992 Chelsea Girl / Live
1994 Heroine
2003 Femme Fatale: The Aura Anthology
2004 Nico: All Tomorrow's Parties
2007 All Tomorrow's Parties
2012 Reims Cathedral

Compilation albums

1986 Live Heroes
1998 Nico: The Classic Years
2002 Innocent & Vain — An Introduction to Nico
2003 Femme Fatale — The Aura Anthology (Re-issue of Drama of Exile with bonus tracks plus Live at Chelsea Town Hall 9.8.85)
2007 The Frozen Borderline - 1968–1970 (Re-issue of The Marble Index and Desertshore with bonus tracks)


1965 "I'm Not Sayin'" / "The Last Mile"
1981 "Vegas" / "Saeta"
1982 "Procession" / "All Tomorrow's Parties" (Recorded with the Invisible Girls & Martin Hannett)
1983 "Heroes" / "One More Chance"
1985 "My Funny Valentine" / "My Heart Is Empty