Reasons to shop with us » 0113 245 4399


1 review » Despite my love of John Cale’s stellar album ‘Paris 1919’, I have never knowingly delved into his varied solo back catalogue for fear of ruining it all for myself. I’ve enjoyed his Nico collaborations and of course his Velvet Underground work and I was a fan of his assymetrical haircut that he retained well into his 50s which has sadly now long gone, replaced by a kind of ... »

  • Double LP £21.49
  • Not in stock / Usually ships in 2-3 days ?
  • Shipping cost: £4.25 ?
  • NormanPoints: 215 ?
  • DS047LPX / Ltd indies only 2LP + bonus mystery track 7" on Double Six

This item needs to be ordered in from a supplier.
Usually ships in 2-3 days but delays are possible.

  • Double LP £16.99
  • Not in stock / Usually ships in 2-3 days ?
  • Shipping cost: £4.25 ?
  • NormanPoints: 170 ?
  • DS047LP / 2LP on Double Six

This item needs to be ordered in from a supplier.
Usually ships in 2-3 days but delays are possible.

  • CD £10.99
  • Sold out.
  • Shipping cost: n/a
  • NormanPoints: n/a
  • DS047CD
  • DS047CD / CD on Double Six

Sold out. If you have recently ordered it and it is delayed, please check our order tracking tool for more information before trying to contact us.

REVIEWS

Shifty Adentures In Nookie Wood by John Cale
1 review. Add your own review.
6 people love this record. Be the 7th!
6/10 Clinton Staff review, 28 September 2012

Despite my love of John Cale’s stellar album ‘Paris 1919’, I have never knowingly delved into his varied solo back catalogue for fear of ruining it all for myself. I’ve enjoyed his Nico collaborations and of course his Velvet Underground work and I was a fan of his assymetrical haircut that he retained well into his 50s which has sadly now long gone, replaced by a kind of Nick Lowe style messy white fluffer with pink streaks. His music these days? It’s kind of industrial. Not unlike Gary Numan. It’s dark claustrophobic rock music, his voice is still a powerful thing indeed, happily still with traces of his Welsh upbringing.

At times it sounds like Interpol, at others The Associates. ‘Face to the Sky’ is an excellent effort sitting somewhere between Japan and early Blue Nile  - it’s really great, a chilling melody and lots of clanking industrial sounds thrown in for good measure. You get the impression, though, that this would have sounded truly groundbreaking in 1982 but now kind of sounds like all the bands who were pushing the envelope back then. There are also some truly awful moments, please don’t use autotune, John - ever again - ok?




YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS


EMAIL ALERTS

Get alerted to new stock from this artist / label.

Your email address will not be abused or shared.


Privacy, cookies, etc.