John Cale

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John Davies Cale
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Born: March 9, 1942 in Garnant, Wales, United Kingdom

John Cale has played music since the sixties. He was in The Velvet Underground (bass & viola) and worked with Theatre Of Eternal Music. He has also known as a producer with the seminal first albums by The Stooges, Patti Smith, and The Modern Lovers to his credit. He has also worked on many collaborations, most notably with Brian Eno.
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John Cale - Walking On Locusts album art John Cale Walking On Locusts (Album) Hannibal Records US 1996 Sell This Version
John Cale - Eat/Kiss Music For The Films Of Andy Warhol album art John Cale Eat/Kiss Music For The Films Of Andy Warhol (Album) Hannibal Records USA, Canada & UK 1997 Sell This Version
3984-22122-2 John Cale - Dance Music (Nico The Ballet) album art John Cale Dance Music (Nico The Ballet)(CD, Album) Detour (3) 3984-22122-2 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
TWI 1023 John Cale - The Unknown album art John Cale The Unknown(CD, Album) Les Disques Du Crépuscule TWI 1023 Belgium 1999 Sell This Version
TWI 1083, 086.1083.20 John Cale - Le Vent De La Nuit album art John Cale Le Vent De La Nuit(CD, Album) Crépuscule France, Play It Again Sam [PIAS] TWI 1083, 086.1083.20 France & Benelux 1999 Sell This Version
John Cale - Inside The Dream Syndicate Volume I: Day Of Niagara (1965) album art John Cale / Tony Conrad / Angus MacLise / La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela John Cale / Tony Conrad / Angus MacLise / La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela - Inside The Dream Syndicate Volume I: Day Of Niagara (1965) (Album) Table Of The Elements, Table Of The Elements US 2000 Sell This Version
849545 2 John Cale - Saint-Cyr (Bande Originale Du Film) album art John Cale Saint-Cyr (Bande Originale Du Film)(CD, Album) Virgin 849545 2 France 2000 Sell This Version
Hg 80, TOE-CD-80, Audio ArtKive 05 John Cale - Stainless Gamelan: Inside The Dream Syndicate Volume III album art John Cale Stainless Gamelan: Inside The Dream Syndicate Volume III(CD, Album) Table Of The Elements, Table Of The Elements, Audio ArtKive Hg 80, TOE-CD-80, Audio ArtKive 05 US 2001 Sell This Version
Re 75, TOE-CD-75, Audio ArtKive 03 John Cale - Sun Blindness Music album art John Cale Sun Blindness Music(CD, Album) Table Of The Elements, Table Of The Elements, Audio ArtKive Re 75, TOE-CD-75, Audio ArtKive 03 US 2001 Sell This Version
Au 79, TOE-CD-79, Audio ArtKive 04 John Cale - Dream Interpretation: Inside The Dream Syndicate Volume II album art John Cale Dream Interpretation: Inside The Dream Syndicate Volume II(CD, Album) Table Of The Elements, Table Of The Elements, Audio ArtKive Au 79, TOE-CD-79, Audio ArtKive 04 US 2001 Sell This Version
John Cale - Hobo Sapiens album art John Cale Hobo Sapiens (Album) EMI UK & Europe 2003 Sell This Version
John Cale - Le Bataclan '72 album art Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) - Le Bataclan '72 (Album) Dynamic (3) Italy 2003 Sell This Version
John Cale - Black Acetate album art John Cale Black Acetate (Album) EMI, EMI Europe 2005 Sell This Version
SYNTAX 35125CD John Cale - Process (Original Soundtrack Recording) album art John Cale Process (Original Soundtrack Recording)(CD) Syntax (2) SYNTAX 35125CD France 2005 Sell This Version
John Cale - Circus Live album art John Cale Circus Live (Album) EMI UK 2006 Sell This Version
John Cale - Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood album art John Cale Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood (Album, Single) Double Six (2) Europe 2012 Sell This Version
John Cale - M:FANS album art John Cale M:FANS (Album) Double Six (2) Europe 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

John Cale - Big White Cloud album art John Cale Big White Cloud (Single) Columbia US 1970 Sell This Version
John Cale - Cleo album art John Cale Cleo Columbia US 1970 Sell This Version
John Cale - Days Of Steam album art John Cale Days Of Steam (Single) Reprise Records New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
John Cale - The Man Who Couldn't Afford To Orgy album art John Cale The Man Who Couldn't Afford To Orgy (Single) Island Records UK 1974 Sell This Version
John Cale - Dirty Ass Rock 'n' Roll album art John Cale Dirty Ass Rock 'n' Roll (Single) Island Records US 1975 Sell This Version
John Cale - Animal Justice album art John Cale Animal Justice (EP) Illegal Records (2), Illegal Records (2) UK 1977 Sell This Version
SPY 007, IR-9008 John Cale - Mercenaries album art John Cale Mercenaries(7", Single) Spy Records Ltd., I.R.S. Records SPY 007, IR-9008 US 1980 Sell This Version
John Cale - Dead Or Alive / Honi Soit (La Premiere Lecon de Francais) album art John Cale Dead Or Alive / Honi Soit (La Premiere Lecon de Francais) (Single) A&M Records Australia 1981 Sell This Version

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telexandroid

telexandroid

December 4, 2016
edited over 2 years ago
One of the most rewarding discographies to get lost in. Fear(the title track is his absolute masterpiece in my opinion, and the rest of the album travels from gorgeous to insane and back again), Music For a New Society(beautiful and devastating, some brilliant lyrics and improvisation along with fragile and gorgeous arrangements), and Fragments of a Rainy Season(a brilliant compilation tracklist in itself that just happens to be brilliant solo performances of some of his best songs/covers) are my absolute essentials. There's also the lush, nostalgic, 70s pop of Paris 1919 and Vintage Violence or the trashy glam pastiches of Slow Dazzle and Helen of Troy. His semi-punk period of Sabotage and the Animal Justice EP is also essential with ragers like Mercenaries and the proto-Birthday Party raver Chicken Shit. The more overlooked (in an already all too overlooked discography) 80s albums like Honi Soit and Artificial Intelligence have their great moments as well (ie Wilson Joilet, Dead or Alive, Dying on the Vine, or Black Rose). He has his misses as well but they are absolutely outweighed by a career filled with fantastic composition, songwriting, and forward momentum. Not to mention his great work in the 21st century that has continued in 2016 with the M:FANS album and performances at the Bowie Proms and the Velvets anniversary concert in Paris. In a year where we've lost too many legends it's worth remembering those we still have and hopefully will have for years to come. John Cale's a musician's musician and honestly a perfect subject for the devoted music fan.
nagyphilip

nagyphilip

November 20, 2016
Highly underrated artist! No comments yet? FEAR is one of the greatest albums ever recorded. Better than any Lou Reed if you ask me. Also recorded other classics for the ISLAND label.

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