Cale, John / M:Fans
Album: M:Fans   Collection:General
Artist:Cale, John   Added:May 2016

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2016-05-29 Pull Date: 2016-07-31
Week Ending: Jul 10 Jun 19 Jun 12 Jun 5
Airplays: 2 1 3 4

Recent Airplay
1. Mar 31, 2022: Sound Landscapes (rebroadcast from Mar 1, 2018)
Close Watch
4. Jul 04, 2016: Viewer Discretion Advised
Taking Your Life In Your Hands
2. Mar 01, 2018: Sound Landscapes
Close Watch
5. Jun 16, 2016: a strange pursuit
Broken Bird
3. Jul 05, 2016: Hysteresis History
If You Were Still Around
6. Jun 11, 2016: Music Casserole
Sanctus (Sanities) (M:Fans), Library Of Force

Album Review
Talia Steinhardt
Reviewed 2016-05-30
John Cale
Music for a new society/ M:FANS

This is a reissue of a 1982 album music for a new society with new versions added. The originals are minimalist Cale singing stories with church organs, and eerie noises. The remixes are more electronic techno industrial
The whole album is great the originals are gorgeous and eerie and the remixes are weird and cool. pick a song you can't go wrong

1.taking your life in your hands(4:45) Beautiful
2.thoughtless kind(2:47) lovely
3.Sanctus(sanities)(6:07) Darker beauty
4.if you were still around(3:27) Angelic
5.close watch(3:07) Magnificent doldrums with bagpipe ending
6.broken bird(4:46) Heavy hearted yet handsome
7.chinese envoy(3:13) In the dumps
8.changes made(3:16)The most upbeat song on the album full of instruments and gusto
9.damn life(5:14) Sad to uplifting rinse and repeat
10.ris’e Sam and Rimsky Korsakov(2:23) Female voice spoken word and classical tune behind
11.library of force(4:47)Dark and spacey
12.chinese envoy(outtakes)(3:39) acoustic version of the above
13.thoughtless kind (outtakes)(2:34)Acoustic version of above
14.prelude(2:17) Collage of phone conversations, noises,voices and sounds
15. If you were still around(5:19) Brooding and vindictive
16.taking your life in your hands(remix)(5:44)slow technoey version
17.thoughtless kind(5:28) Remix of above more electric
18.sanctus(sanities)( remix)(5:20)Techno version
19. Broken birds (just piano)(5:10)
20.chinese envoy(3:51) more upbeat version
21.changes made(3:55) electric version
22.library of force( in the book excerpt)(3:09)Spoken word version of above
23.close watch (remix)(5:15)Slow techno version of above
24.if you were still around(choir reprise)(4:45)choirish version
25.back to the end(3:35)Pretty tune

Track Listing
1. Taking Your Life In Your Hands   13. Thoughless Kind (Outtake)
2. Thoughtless Kind   14. Prelude (M: Fans)
3. Sanctus (Sanities)   15. If You Were Still Around (M:Fans)
4. If You Were Still Around   16. Taking Your Life In Your Hands (M:Fans)
5. Close Watch   17. Thoughtless Kind (M:Fans)
6. Broken Bird   18. Sanctus (Sanities) (M:Fans)
7. Chinese Envoy   19. Broken Bird (M:Fans)
8. Changes Made   20. Chinese Envoy (M:Fans)
9. Damn Life   21. Change Made (M:Fans)
10. Rise Sam And Rimsky Korsakov   22. Library Of Force (Featuring Main The Book Excerpt) (M:Fans)
11. Library Of Force   23. Close Watch (M:Fans)
12. Chinese Envoy (Outake)   24. If You Were Still Around (Choir Reprise/ (M:Fans))
  25. Back To The End (M:Fans)