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

John Cale on screen

Cale with Cerys Matthews

Beautiful Mistake

Director: Marc Evans (2000)

Color. 72 minutes.

This movie follows a group of Welsh musicians interacting and playing in the studio. Premiered at the Cardiff International Film Festival in November 2000.

Cale did the score for the film. Music by the Welsh bands Catatonia and Super Furry Animals. The film was released in 2001.

Cale plays piano and organ throughout the film. He performs Ready For Drowning with James Dean Bradfield from the Manic Street Preachers, Some Friends, and (I Keep A) Close Watch with Cerys Matthews from Catatonia, and Buffalo Ballet with Derrero.

The director, Marc Evans, also directed House of America, scored by Cale in 1997 and Dal: Yma/Nawr (Still: Here/Now) in 2003.

In the studio

All songs with Cale performing:


© 1999- Hans Werksman