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Songs For Drella

Songs for Drella

Director: Ed Lachman (1990)

55 minutes. Colour

Captures a live performance with Lou Reed of the song cycle Songs for Drella at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, USA, December 4 and 5, 1989. No audience.

Released as a home video in PAL and NTSC format. Out of print.

Released on laserdisc in Japan by WEA Ltd.

Never relased on DVD.


John Cale performing Forever Changed
  1. Smalltown
  2. Open House
  3. Style It Takes
  4. Work
  5. Trouble With The Classicists
  6. Starlight
  7. Faces And Names
  8. Images
  9. Slip Away (A Warning)
  10. It Wasn't Me
  11. I Believe
  12. Nobody But You
  13. A Dream
  14. Forever Changed
  15. Hello It's Me

Video credits:
Producers: Jonathan Hewes, Nina Rosenstein
Executive producer: Malcolm Gerrie
Film editor: Jay Freund
Camera operators: Sandy Sissel, Francis Kenny, Paul Cameron, Igor Sunara
Consulting producer: Mitch Owgang
Production manager: Victoria Westhead
Assistant director: Jim Czarnecki
Sound coordinator: Danny Michael
Gaffer: Craig Nelson
Key grip: Bob Andres
Assistant film editor: Melissa Nydick
Make up: Melody Petroni
Still photographer: Risé
Production coordinator: Jane Nydick
Post-production coordinator: Karen Plitt
Script supervisor: coordinator: Elisabeth Perrin

Staging and production design: Jerome Sirlin
Lightning designer: Robert Wierzel
Warhol artwork courtesy of Warhol Foundation
Factory photos: Billy Name
House mix engineer: Jeremy Darby
Assistant engineer: Jim Goatly
Mastering: Bob Ludwig
Associate producers: Susan Feldman, Sylvia Reed
Stage manager: Danny Kapilian
Assistant lightning designer: Troy Maltem
Assistant to Lou Reed: Mike Rathke
Assistant to John Cale: Andy Green
Assistant to Mr. Sirlin: Craig Clipper

An Initial Film and Television Production in association with Channel 4 and Sire/Warner Bros. Records.

Package art direction & design: Tom Recchion and Sylvia Reed
Photo of Lou Reed/John Cale: James Hamilton

© 1999- Hans Werksman