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Nico  + The Faction - Camera Obscura album download
Art Rock, Avantgarde
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    Camera Obscura
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referencing Camera Obscura, LP, Album, PVC 8938. Nico brings the weight and the Faction brings the liquid. Together, they create an album of primal minimalism, shrouded in the blue light of bedroom waves. Reply Notify me 4 Helpful. Marketplace 85 For Sale from €. 3.

Camera Obscura is the seventh solo studio album by German singer Nico and backing band The Faction, released in 1985 by record label Beggars Banquet. It was produced by John Cale, marking their first studio collaboration since The End in 1974. It was Nico's final studio album before her death three years later. Nico performed songs from Camera Obscura up until her death, although there are no known performances of the opening instrumental "Camera Obscura" or the song "Into the Arena". A music video was filmed for "My Heart Is Empty" at the Fridge in Brixton. All songs written by Nico except where noted. All arrangements by The Faction. Side one. "Camera Obscura" – 3:42 (Nico, John Cale, James Young, Graham Dids).

Shop 7 records for sale for album Camera obscura by Nico & The Faction on CDandLP in Vinyl and CD format. All fields Artist Title Artist + Title Label Seller Item Select a specific format: All formats Album CD CD Album CD Single CD Maxi Vinyl records LP 7 inchs 7 inchs (SP) 7 inchs (EP) 12 inchs 78 rpm 10 inchs DVD VHS Tape Clothing T-Shirt Others. Nico & the faction camera obscura.

Performer: Nico Genre: Rock Album: Camera Obscura Released: 1985 Style: Art Rock, Avantgarde. Composed By – Dowdall, Young, John CaleWritten By – ohn Cale.

Camera Obscura is legendary performer Nico's final studio album. It was produced by John Cale and features the backing band The Faction. It if it does not sound positively comfortable - listening to Nico remains a cathartic, solitary experience - it's at least less despairing than its predecessors. TROUSER PRESS: Joined by two sidemen and Cale as producer, Nico made the odd but exciting Camera Obscura in 1985.

Album by Nico + The Faction. Win a Few. My Funny Valentine. Das Lied vom einsamen Mädchen. Nico: vocals, harmonium. James Young: keyboards. Graham Dids: percussion. John Cale: production; voice on "Camera Obscura". Ian Carr: trumpet on "My Funny Valentine" and "Into the Arena".

Camera Obscura Import, Dolby, Original recording. Nico + the Faction (Author) Format: Audio Cassette. Camera Obscura 2. Tananore 3. Win A Few 4. My Funny Valentine 5. Das Lied Von Einsanen Madchens 6. Fearfully In Danger 7. My Heart Is Empty 8. Into The Arena 9. Konig.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Camera Obscura
Written-By – Dowdall*, Young*, Cale*, Nico
2 Tananore
Written-By – Nico
3 Win A Few
Written-By – Nico
4 My Funny Valentine
Written-By [Uncredited] – Rodgers & Hart
5 Das Lied Vom Einsamen Madchens
Written-By [Uncredited] – Gilbert*, Heymann*
6 Fearfully In Danger
Written-By – Nico
7 My Heart Is Empty
Written-By – Nico
8 Into The Arena
Written-By – Nico
9 Konig
Written-By – Nico


  • Arranged By – The Faction*
  • Design [Sleeve Design] – Wickens*, Mathan*, Saville*
  • Engineer – Dave Young*
  • Harmonium – Nico
  • Keyboards – James Young
  • Percussion – Graham Dids*
  • Photography – Corbyn
  • Producer – John Cale
  • Remastered By [Analog Transfer And Digital Remastering] – John Dent
  • Trumpet – Ian Carr (tracks: 4, 8)


Recorded and mixed at Strongroom Studio, London, March - April 1985.

Nico is erroneously credited as songwriter for tracks 4 and 5.

℗1985 Beggars Banquet Records Ltd.
©2003 Beggars Banquet Records Ltd.
Made in EEC

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 07618 00632 7
  • Label Code: LC 05485
  • Matrix / Runout: 52290578/BBL63CD 21
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LB47
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0799

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PVC 8938 Nico + The Faction* Nico + The Faction* - Camera Obscura ‎(LP, Album) PVC Records, Beggars Banquet PVC 8938 US 1985
PVCC 8938 Nico + The Faction* Nico + The Faction* - Camera Obscura ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) PVC Records, Beggars Banquet PVCC 8938 US 1985
TORSO 33005 Nico + The Faction* Nico + The Faction* - Camera Obscura ‎(LP, Album) Torso TORSO 33005 Benelux 1985
BEGA 63 Nico + The Faction* Nico + The Faction* - Camera Obscura ‎(LP, Album) Beggars Banquet BEGA 63 New Zealand 1985
bbl 63 cd Nico + The Faction* Nico + The Faction* - Camera Obscura ‎(CD, Album) Beggars Banquet bbl 63 cd UK 1988