John Cale releases "Face to the Sky" Video

John Cale has unveiled the magnificent "Face To The Sky". It is the second track to be aired from the forthcoming album Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood (released October 1st). The song's craftsmanship and artfulness belies the unparalleled career experience of John Cale, this is rock music at its most sublime. Watch the stunning video directed by Tom Scholefield AKA Kon Om Pax right here, right now:

Of its conception, Cale has said,
“I was really into some swirling strings and rhythms for this, but I didn't want it to end up being too complete. I started this with a keyboard riff that seemed impossible to play and then from there I began layering with the idea of really breaking up the comfort level with things that poke out of the track to never quite let you settle in.’

The single is backed with the sparse and tender "Living With You (Organic Mix)" which is a contender for an A side of its own. Both tracks are available from iTunes right now. 

And you can catch John Cale live at any of these dates:

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