John Cale
Fear Is A Man's Best Friend - John Cale

Solo albums

Fear

Fear

About this album

Released in 1974. Island ILPS 9301.

Tracks:

  1. Fear Is A Man's Best Friend
  2. Buffalo Ballet
  3. Barracuda
  4. Emily
  5. Ship Of Fools
  6. Gun
  7. The Man Who Couldn't Afford To Orgy
  8. You Know More Than I Know
  9. Momamma Scuba

The Man Who Couldn't Afford To Orgy is released as a single, with the non-album track Sylvia Said as the B-side.

Musicians:
John Cale: keyboards, guitar, bass guitar
Michael Des Maris : drums on Momamma Scuba
Brian Eno: synthesizers
Irene & Doreen Chanter, Liza Strike: girls
Bryn Haworth: slide guitar on Momamma Scuba
Archie Leggat: bass guitar
Phil Manzanera: guitar, slide guitar on Momamma Scuba
Judy Nylon: vocal The Man Who Couldn't Afford To Orgy
Fred Smith: drums
Richard Thompson: slide guitar on Momamma Scuba

Fear photo shoot outtake

Other credits:
Producer: John Cale
Executive producers: Eno and Phil Manzanera
Cover photo: Ketih Morris
Engineering & final mixing: John Wood
Recorded at Sound Techniques & Olympic Studios, London, UK.

Fear reissue

CD reissue

American CD label Culture Factory reissues the album in 2013 on compact-disc which reproduces meticulously all the components of the original LP and are their exact replicas in compact-disc size (5.3 x 5.3 inches). The music is encoded using state of the art, high definition remastering in 96 kHz / 24 BIT audio.


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