John Cale ‎– The Island Years

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Island Records ‎– 524 235-2, Chronicles ‎– 524 235-2
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2 × CD, Compilation
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1-1 Fear Is A Man's Best Friend 3:52
1-2 Buffalo Ballet 3:28
1-3 Barracuda 3:46
1-4 Emily 4:21
1-5 Ship Of Fools 4:36
1-6 Gun 8:04
1-7 The Man Who Couldn't Afford To Orgy
Performer [Special Guest] – Judy Nylon
4:33
1-8 You Know More Than I Know 3:34
1-9 Momamma Scuba
Bass – Brian TurringtonDrums – Michael Des MarisSlide Guitar – Bryn Haworth, Phil Manzanera, Richard Thompson
4:23
1-10 Sylvia Said (Remix)
Mixed By – Martin Brass
4:07
1-11 All I Want Is You
Mixed By – Martin Brass
2:55
1-12 Bamboo Floor
Mixed By – Martin Brass
3:24
1-13 Mr. Wilson 3:15
1-14 Taking It All Away 2:56
1-15 Dirty Ass Rock 'N' Roll 4:41
1-16 Darling I Need You
Harmony Vocals – Geoff Muldaur
3:35
1-17 Rollaroll 3:57
2-1 Heartbreak Hotel
Executive-Producer – A. Secunda*Written-By – Elvis Presley, Mae Axton*, Tom Durden*
3:10
2-2 Ski Patrol 2:05
2-3 I'm Not The Loving Kind 3:07
2-4 Guts
Harmony Vocals – Geoff Muldaur
3:26
2-5 The Jeweller 4:11
2-6 My Maria 3:52
2-7 Helen Of Troy 4:21
2-8 China Sea 2:33
2-9 Engine 2:47
2-10 Save Us 2:23
2-11 Cable Hogue 3:32
2-12 I Keep A Close Watch 3:29
2-13 Pablo Picasso
Written-By – Jonathan Richman
3:23
2-14 Leaving It Up To You 4:35
2-15 Baby, What Do You Want Me To Do?
Written-By – Jimmy Reed
4:51
2-16 Sudden Death 4:39
2-17 You & Me 2:51
2-18 Coral Moon 2:17
2-19 Mary Lou 2:47

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Released in a standard width jewel case with outer card slipcase.

Disc One, tracks 1-9 comprise the album FEAR (ILPS 9301), released in 1974. Track 10 was recorded during the FEAR sessions and appeared as the B-side of the single "The Man Who Couldn't Afford To Orgy."

Disc One, tracks 13-17 and Disc Two, tracks 1-5 comprise the album SLOW DAZZLE (ILPS 9317), released in 1975. Disc One, tracks 11-12 were recorded during the SLOW DAZZLE sessions and are previously unreleased.

Disc Two, track 5 is a previously unreleased noticeably different mix, and shorter length [4:15 vs 5:07], than found on the Island editions of the Slow Dazzle CD.

Disc Two, tracks 6-16 comprise the album HELEN OF TROY (ILPS 9350), released in 1975. Track 14 appeared on early copies of HELEN OF TROY and was subsequently replaced by track 18 on later copies. Track 17 was recorded during the HELEN OF TROY sessions and is previously unreleased.

Disc Two, track 19 is from the John Cale compilation album GUTS (ILPS 9459), released in 1977.

Catalog numbers of the discs:
CD 1: 524 236-2
CD 2: 524 237-2

This Compilation ℗1996 Island Records Ltd. ©1996 Island Records Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 314-524235-2 8
  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): MADE IN FRANCE BY PMDC 524 236-2 90 L7 1-A
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): MADE IN FRANCE BY PMDC 524 237-2 90 L7 1-A
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L004
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0265
  • Price Code: PY 898
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Other ((Catalog number Disc 1)): 524 236-2
  • Other ((Catalog number Disc 2)): 524 237-2

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ESSENTIAL MUSIC 000219/20 John Cale The Island Years(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) G. & P. Essential Music ESSENTIAL MUSIC 000219/20 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
0602498469729 John Cale Gold(2xCD, Comp) Universal 0602498469729 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
314 524 235-2 John Cale The Island Years(2xCD, Comp) Island Records, Chronicles 314 524 235-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
314 524 235-2 John Cale The Island Years(2xCD, Comp, Club) Island Records, Chronicles 314 524 235-2 US 1996 Sell This Version

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