Brian Eno & John Cale
Wrong Way Up
All Saints Records
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2020
LP
24.99
WAST009LP
CD (ltd.)
19.99
WAST009CDX
Ltd & Expanded Casebound CD with 8 panel booklet
Incl. VAT plus shipping / Orders from outside the EU are exempt from VAT
Tracklist
1Lay My Love
2One Word
3In The Backroom
4Empty Frame
5Cordoba
6Spinning Away
7Footsteps
8Been There Done That
9Crime In The Desert
10The River
11Grandfather’s House (bonus)
12Palanquin (bonus)

“Brian Eno and John Cale’s 1990 collaboration is an album of contention, contrasts, cycles, and pop songs so layered and euphoric it ranks among the best albums either artist has ever made.” - Pitchfork

30th anniversary reissue of the historic coming together of two icons of leftfield music. Having both started their careers as creative forces in seminal bands (Eno’s unique synthesizer treatments in Roxy Music and Cale’s viola and bass contributions to the Velvet Underground), they’ve appeared as guest musicians on each other’s records as far back as 1974, the year in which they also made a historic live album with Nico and Kevin Ayers at the Rainbow Theatre in London. They remained friends, and the year prior to Wrong Way Up, Eno produced Cale’s Words For The Dying album. This paved the way for the pair to write and record an album together, notably the first time Eno had delivered a collection of song-based recordings since Before And After Science in 1977. The resulting album is a triumph for both artists, containing the singles “Spinning Away” and “Been There Done That”.