Dance Music (album)

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Dance Music
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Soundtrack album by John Cale
Released 1998
Recorded Autumn 1997
Genre Classical, rock
Length 67:25
Label Detour Records
Producer John Cale, Jean-Michel Reusser
John Cale chronology
Eat/Kiss: Music for the Films by Andy Warhol
(1997)Eat/Kiss: Music for the Films by Andy Warhol1997
Dance Music
(1998)
Close Watch: An Introduction to John Cale
(1999)Close Watch: An Introduction to John Cale1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Dance Music is the soundtrack album by Welsh multi-instrumentalist and composer John Cale. It was released in 1998 on Detour Records label.[2] It was produced by Cale and his then collaborator Jean-Michel Reusser. It is original music score for Ed Wubbe's ballet about Cale's long-time collaborator Nico. Most of the songs was performed by Dutch group Ice Nine (except "Ari Sleepy Too" and "Nibelungen" by Nico and "España" by Cale on piano).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by John Cale, except "Ari Sleepy Too" and "Nibelungen" by Nico.

  1. "Intro" − 4:13
  2. "New York Underground" − 3:52
  3. "Night Club Theme" − 2:08
  4. "Modelling" − 10:22
  5. "Out of China" − 5:04
  6. "Death Camp" − 3:39
  7. "Ari Sleepy Too" − 4:44
  8. "Iceberg I" − 7:39
  9. "Jim" − 5:09
  10. "Iceberg II" − 8:01
  11. "España" − 9:48
  12. "Nibelungen" − 2:44

Personnel[edit]

  • John Cale − piano
  • Tineke de Jong − violin
  • Jan Schoonenberg − viola
  • Ernst Grapperhause − viola
  • Baptist Kervers − viola
  • Marjolein Meijer − cello
  • Jasper Teule − double bass
  • Corrie van Binsbergen − guitar
  • Marc van de Geer − piano, synthesizer
  • Arend Niks − percussion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Dance Music at AllMusic
  2. ^ Werksman, Hans Dance Music