Honi Soit (album)
|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (December 2012)|
|Studio album by John Cale|
|Recorded||CBS, East 30th St. & Media Sound, NYC|
|John Cale chronology|
Andy Warhol suggested the album should be called "John and Yoko", and provided the cover art, in black and white, but against Warhol's wishes Cale colorized it. The musicians on this album are listed as the crew of fighter airplane, with Cale as the flight surgeon.
The album is Cale's only album to date to chart in the US, reaching #154.
- "Dead or Alive"
- "Strange Times in Casablanca"
- "Fighter Pilot"
- "Wilson Joliet"
- "Streets of Laredo"
- "Honi Soit (La Première Leçon de Français)"
- "Russian Roulette"
- "Magic & Lies"
"Dead Or Alive" b/w "Honi Soit" 7" UK & NL 1981.
- John Cale: guitar, keyboards, viola, lead vocals ("flight surgeon")
- John Gatchell: trumpet
- Jim Goodwin: keyboards, synthesizer, background vocals ("gunner")
- Peter Muny: bass, background vocals ("wing and prop")
- Robert Medici: drums, background vocals ("navigator")
- Sturgis Nikides: guitar, background vocals ("hellcat")
- Bomberettes (members of the Mo-dettes): background vocals on "Fighter Pilot »
- nb : The spelling of the word "Honi" is old French, it would nowadays be spelt "Honni".
- http://www.stereosociety.com/honisoit.shtml Interview with Mike Thorn, producer of Honi Soit