Guts (John Cale album)

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Guts
Guts (John Cale album).jpg
Compilation album by
ReleasedFebruary 1977
GenreRock
LabelIsland
ProducerJohn Cale
John Cale chronology
Helen of Troy
(1975)
Guts
(1977)
Sabotage/Live
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideA[2]
Trouser Pressfavourable[3]

Guts is a retrospective compilation album by John Cale, released by Island Records in February 1977. It includes the songs "Leaving It Up To You", which was deleted from Helen of Troy, and the previously unreleased "Mary Lou". It was compiled by Howard Thompson.[4]

The CD backcover has a misprint: "Guts" is listed as "Cute".

Track listing[edit]

Side A

  1. "Guts"
  2. "Mary Lou"
  3. "Helen of Troy"
  4. "Pablo Picasso"
  5. "Leaving It Up To You"

Side B

  1. "Fear Is A Man's Best Friend"
  2. "Gun"
  3. "Dirty Ass Rock 'n' Roll"
  4. "Heartbreak Hotel"

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thompson, Dave. "Guts - John Cale | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: C". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 23, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  3. ^ Grant, Steven; Sheridan, David; Robbins, Ira. "TrouserPress.com: John Cale". TrouserPress.com. Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.discogs.com/John-Cale-Guts/release/499465