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

Solo albums

5 Tracks

5 Tracks

About this album

Released in 2003. EMI/Capitol CDEM 621.


  1. Verses
  2. Waiting for Blonde
  3. Chums of Dumpty (we all are)
  4. E Is Missing
  5. Wilderness Approaching (from the film Paris)

Most of it is John Cale making extensive use of ProTools.
Verses has a barely recognizable vocal track by Cale's daughter Eden.

Other credits:
Recorded: MediaLuna Studios, NYC.
Additional recording: Engine Studios
Mixed: Olympic Studios, London
Producer: John Cale
Additional producing: track 1 - Dimitri Tikovoi; tracks 4 & 5 - Dimitri Tikovoi & Andy Green & "some very talented persons contributed to this presentation - mostly new people I am very glad to have met. I want them thank them as profusely as possible in such a tight space"
Art direction and design: Rick Myers
Photography: Corinne Day
The CD inlay shows an excerpt of Alain Robbe-Grillet's novel Repetition, one of his all time favourite books.

© 1999- Hans Werksman