Tag: John Cale
Lou Reed and John Cale work through their complex feelings for Andy Warhol in Songs for Drella
Rather than set aside their differences, Reed and Cale meld them together in a theatrical song cycle dedicated to their early patron.
Songs That Broke My Heart: Hallelujah by John Cale
Conventional wisdom will tell you nobody did Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” better than Jeff Buckley. The few who disagree are likely of the opinion that nothing beats the original. Here’s a third opinion: the person who transformed Cohen’s song into the modern standard it is today was John Cale. As I started to compile songs for […]