Cale choses his Desert Island Discs on BBC 4 - Sunday Feb 22 11:15-12:00 (repeated Friday Feb 27 9:00-9:45):
Record: She Belongs To Me - Bob Dylan
Book: 'Repetition' By Alain Robbe-Grilles
Luxury: Express Coffee Machine With Coffee Beans
The track Paris 1919 is included in the limited edition 2CD set celebrating reord label Rykodisc 20th anniversary. It's the live version taken from Fragments Of A Rainy Season.
Book edited by Matthew Miele. Writers "cover" songs they love. Contains the short story Dying On The Vine by Elissa Shappell. This song is not featured on the accompanying cd.
The Channels cover Fear Is A Man's Best Friend on their album Open.
John Frusciante performs Fear Is A Man's Best Friend at a Red Hot Chili Peppers show in Manchester, june 18.
This album is finally released in America by ORMusic. A celebration release party at the Bryant Hotel in New York is held on september 13. The invitation includes a free copy of the Things Things X single in a special sleeve with photos made by Billy Name.
Contributes She Doesn't Live Here Anymore to Por Vida: A Tribute To The Songs Of Alejandro Escovedo. He performs the song during a fundraiser at the Paramount Theatre, Austin, Texas, November 4th.