blackAcetate

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blackAcetate
Studio album by John Cale
Released 3 October 2005 (2005-10-03) (UK)
Genre Art rock, art pop
Length 53:13
Label EMI
Producer John Cale
Herb Graham Jr.
Mickey Petralia
John Cale chronology
Process
(2005)
blackAcetate
(2005)
Circus Live
(2007)
Singles from blackAcetate
  1. "Turn the Lights On"
    Released: August 2005
  2. "Perfect"
    Released: 17 October 2005
  3. "Outta the Bag"
    Released: January 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Independent 3/5 stars[2]
Mojo 4/5 stars[3]
NME (8/10)[4]
Pitchfork Media (4.4/10)[5]
PopMatters (5/10)[6]
Prefix 2.5/5 stars[7]
Q 3/5 stars[8]
Stylus C[9]
Uncut 3/5 stars[10]

blackAcetate is a 2005 album by John Cale, his second and last album for EMI.

"Perfect" was released as a single in the UK two weeks after the album, and was subsequently included in The Sunday Times' list of the top 20 pop songs of the year.[11]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by John Cale

No. Title Length
1. "Outta the Bag"   3:54
2. "For a Ride"   3:55
3. "Brotherman"   3:32
4. "Satisfied"   3:54
5. "In a Flood"   4:53
6. "Hush"   3:26
7. "Gravel Drive"   4:23
8. "Perfect"   3:21
9. "Sold-Motel"   4:53
10. "Woman"   5:07
11. "Wasteland"   4:11
12. "Turn the Lights On"   3:46
13. "Mailman (The Lying Song)"   4:04
Total length:
53:13

Personnel[edit]

Executive producer − Nita Scott

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Horowitz, Hal. "John Cale: Black Acetate". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Gill, Andy (30 September 2005). "Album: John Cale". The Independent. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "John Cale: BlackAcetate". Mojo: 102. November 2005. 
  4. ^ "John Cale: Black Acetate". NME: 45. 8 October 2005. 
  5. ^ Murphy, Matthew (22 January 2006). "John Cale: Black Acetate". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  6. ^ Weigel, David (23 November 2005). "John Cale: Black Acetate". PopMatters. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  7. ^ Houghtaling, Adam Brent (8 December 2005). "John Cale: BlackAcetate". Prefix. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "John Cale: Black Acetate". Q: 123. November 2005. 
  9. ^ Cober-Lake, Justin; Soto, Alfred (5 December 2005). "John Cale: Black Acetate". Stylus. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  10. ^ "John Cale: Black Acetate". Uncut: 104. October 2005. 
  11. ^ Mark Edwards and Dan Cairns (18 December 2005). "Pop: Songs of the year". London: The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2 August 2006. 

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