The Academy in Peril
|The Academy in Peril|
|Studio album by|
|John Cale chronology|
"Temper", an outtake from the recording sessions, was later released on the promotional compilation Troublemakers. It was also released on the Seducing Down The Door compilation.
The cover concept and art was designed by Andy Warhol.
The Academy in Peril was released in July 1972. "Days of Steam" b/w "Legs Larry at Television Centre" was released as a single in New Zealand and was also issued as a promo in the US.
|Christgau's Record Guide||B|
In its retrospective review, AllMusic wrote "The predominantly instrumental release [...] steers away from the more grotesque classical/rock fusions at the time to find an unexpectedly happy and often compelling balance between the two sides."
All tracks written by John Cale.
- Side A
- "The Philosopher"
- "Legs Larry at Television Centre"
- "The Academy in Peril"
- Side B
- "Intro/Days of Steam"
- "3 Orchestral Pieces: Faust/The Balance/Captain Morgan's Lament"
- "King Harry"
- "John Milton"
- John Cale – bass, guitar, keyboards, viola
- Adam Miller – vocals
- Del Newman – drums
- Ron Wood – slide guitar on "The Philosopher"
- Legs Larry Smith – narration on "Legs Larry at Television Centre"
- The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – "Days of Steam" and "King Harry"
- The Academy in Peril at AllMusic
- "Discography John Cale: The Academy In Peril". Werksman.home.xs4all.nl. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
- 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.