The song is from his reworking of Music For A New Society

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John Cale has released a new video for “Close Watch”.

The track is taken from his new album, M:FANS: a reworking of his 1982 album, Music For A New Society.

M:FANS will be released on January 22, 2016 on Double Six / Domino, while a fully re-mastered version of Music For A New Society will also be available from the same date, featuring 3 previously unreleased bonus tracks from the original multi-track recordings.

Cale will be performing live as part of London Roundhouse’s In The Round series on February 3, 2016.

Meanwhile, Cale is due to answer your questions in Uncut as part of our regular An Audience With… feature.

So is there anything you’d like us to ask him?

Send up your questions by noon, Monday, November 16 to uncutaudiencewith@timeinc.com.

The best questions, and John’s answers, will be published in a future edition of Uncut magazine.

Please include your name and location with your question.

The tracklisting for M:Fans and Music For A New Society ar:

M:FANS
1. Prelude
2. If You Were Still Around
3. Taking Your Life In Your Hands
4. Thoughtless Kind
5. Sanctus (Sanities Mix)
6. Broken Bird
7. Chinese Envoy
8. Changes Made
9. Library Of Force (feat. Man In The Book excerpt)
10. Close Watch
11. If You Were Still Around (Choir Reprise)
12. Back To The End

Music For A New Society – re-mastered:
1. Taking Your Life In Your Hands
2. Thoughtless Kind
3. Sanctus (Sanities)
4. If You Were Still Around
5. Close Watch
6. Broken Bird
7. Chinese Envoy
8. Changes Made
9. Damn Life
10. Risé, Sam And Rimsky Korsakov
11. Library Of Force (Unreleased)
12. Chinese Envoy (Outtakes)
13. Thoughtless kind (Outtakes)

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