Re-issue of first album as a solo artist: Vintage Violence. The album contains an alternate version of Fairweather Friend and the previously unreleased instrumental track Wall.
Liner notes by Margaret Moser.
The label Table Of The Elements releases three CD's John Cale: New York in the 1960s: Sun Blindness Music, Dream Interpretation: Inside The Dream Syndicate Vol. 2 and Stainless Gamelan: Inside The Dream Syndicate Vol. 3.
Musicians include Tony Conrad, Terry Jennings, Angus MacLise - the original Velvets drummer, and Sterling Morrison.
This release is the follow-up of Inside The Dream Syndicate Vol. 1: Day Of Niagara 1965 released in 2000.
The sampler Open All Night: In The City contains one Cale track: So Much For Love from the Walking on Locusts album. Released on Rhino (R2 79993).
Plays piano on the track Presidential Suite of their Rings Around The World album.
Cale duets with Jools Holland on the track I Wanna Be Around on his album Small World Big Band.
Cale records demo's of Sold Motel, Things (To Do In Denver When You're Dead) and Over Her Head in December. These three songs were played regularly on his 2001 live performances. Sold Motel will be released on blackAcetate. The other two end up on HoboSapiens.