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

Solo albums



About this album

Released on October 1st in 1974. Island Records.


  1. Fear Is A Man's Best Friend
  2. Buffalo Ballet
  3. Barracuda
  4. Emily
  5. Ship Of Fools
  6. Gun
  7. The Man Who Couldn't Afford To Orgy
  8. You Know More Than I Know
  9. Momamma Scuba

John Cale"lead vocals; bass guitar; guitar; keyboards; viola
Phil Manzanera: guitar; slide guitar on "Momamma Scuba"
Fred Smith: drums
Brian Eno: synthesizer; effects
Archie Legget: bass guitar
Michael Desmarais: drums on "Momamma Scuba" and "Fear"
Richard Thompson: slide guitar on "Momamma Scuba"
Bryn Haworth: slide guitar on "Momamma Scuba"
Brian Turrington: bass guitar on "Momamma Scuba"
Doreen Chanter: backing vocals
Irene Chanter: backing vocals
Liza Strike: backing vocals; girl's choir
Judy Nylon: lead vocals on "The Man Who Couldn't Afford to Orgy"

Other credits:
John Cale: producer
Brian Eno: executive producer
Phil Manzanera: executive producer
John Wood: engineer; mixing
George Peckham: mastering
Keith Morris: photography

Keith Morris: photography

© 1999- Hans Werksman