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

Timeline: 2004

Cale in Berlin 2004

Process in Berlin

Performs at the screening of Process at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany on February 8. Cale wrote the soundtrack for this movie.

Desert Island Discs

Cale choses his Desert Island Discs on BBC 4 - Sunday Feb 22 11:15-12:00 (repeated Friday Feb 27 9:00-9:45):

  1. She Belongs To Me - Bob Dylan
  2. Some Kinda Love - Velvet Underground
  3. In My Room - Beach Boys
  4. She Said, She Said - Beatles
  5. Switching Off - Elbow
  6. Alexandra Leaving - Leonard Cohen
  7. Song Of Athene - Westminster Abbey Choir
  8. Here Comes The Flood - Peter Gabriel

Record: She Belongs To Me - Bob Dylan
Book: 'Repetition' By Alain Robbe-Grilles
Luxury: Express Coffee Machine With Coffee Beans

Rykodisc 20th anniversay

Cale on Rykodisc 20th Anniversary 2cd

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.

Lit Riffs

Lit Riffs - Dying On The Vine

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.

Channels cover Fear

The Channels cover Fear Is A Man's Best Friend on their album Open.

Billy Name shoots John Cale

Factory days return when photographer Billy Name directs an extensive photo shoot. A couple of his prints are used as promotion material for the HoboSapiens album.

Red Hot Chili Peppers cover Fear

John Frusciante performs Fear Is A Man's Best Friend at a Red Hot Chili Peppers show in Manchester, june 18.

HoboSapiens in America

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.

Por Vida: A Tribute To The Songs Of Alejandro Escovedo

Por Vida: A Tribute To The Songs Of Alejandro Escovedo

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.

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