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Nico  - The Marble Index album flac Performer: Nico
Title: The Marble Index
Style: Avantgarde, Experimental
Country: US
MP3 album: 1835 mb
FLAC album: 1325 mb
Rating: 4.3
Other formats: RA TTA WAV AHX AUD MP4 VOC
Genre: Rock

The Marble Index is the second solo album and third studio album by German musician Nico, which was released in November 1968 on Elektra Records. The avant-garde sound introduced in the album-a stark contrast with her folk pop debut, Chelsea Girl-was the result of the combination of Nico's droning harmonium and somber vocals, and producer John Cale's musical arrangements, which were inspired by modern European classical music.

3. No One Is There Lyrics. No One Is There is the third track on Nico’s sophomore album The Marble Index.

The quirky, orchestrated folk-rock of Nico's 1968 debut album, Chelsea Girl, in no way prepared listeners for the stark, almost avant-garde flavor of her 1969 follow-up, The Marble Index. The chanteuse presented an uncompromisingly bleak, gothic soundscape on her second album. Dominated by spare harmonium and Nico's deep, brooding vocals, this album unveiled her singularly morose songwriting (her first record featured none of her compositions). Owing more to European classical and folk music than rock, it found little favor with 1969 audiences.

The Marble Index ‎(LP, Album, RE). Exulta, Elektra, Elektra. 42 065, EKS 74 029, EKS-74029.

Cale's arrangements attempt to maneuver Nico's lyrical ess; structure isn't in the plan, the only constant, the ubiquitous viola weaving in and out from one track to another and a good old fashion drone. The Marble Index is a direct statement that clocks in at just over 37 minutes. Still, I can't think of an album that proposed a more difficult or tedious first listen. You know, we get the benefit of years of hindsight with albums from other generations. I really didn't pay any heed. I'd like to rationalize the reasons why I don't burn this album in its place with a Bic lighter but there's no point because I don't really hate it.

Maynard James Keller. The Nico Project, which is described as a theatrical immersion into her sound, centres on the follow-up to Chelsea Girl – The Marble Index, which Nico wrote herself. I just read an interesting 4 page article on Nico & The Marble Index in UNCUT, August Issue 2012. It's the UNCUT magazine w/ The Band on the cover.


A1 Prelude 0:50
A2 Lawns Of Dawns 3:12
A3 No One Is There 3:36
A4 Ari's Song 3:20
A5 Facing The Wind 4:52
B1 Julius Caesar (Memento Hodie) 4:57
B2 Frozen Warnings 4:00
B3 Evening Of Light 5:33

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Nina Music


  • Arranged By [Arrangements] – John Cale
  • Art Direction – William S. Harvey
  • Design – Robert L. Heimall
  • Engineer – John Haeny
  • Other [Friends] – David Anderle, Danny Fields
  • Photography By – Guy Webster
  • Producer – Frazier Mohawk
  • Supervised By [Production] – Jac Holzman
  • Words By, Music By – Nico


This is obviously a counterfeit version:
With the exception of the song publishing credits this release lacks any copyright information. No (P), no (C), nothing. Furthermore a matrix number or any other information in the run-out groove is missing.
The Category is printed on the same place as the big E on the label. This version has a triangle at the bottom.

All selections (C) copyright Nina Music
Public performance cleared through BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: STEMRA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EKS-74029 Nico The Marble Index ‎(LP, Album) Elektra EKS-74029 US 1968
EKS-74029 Nico The Marble Index ‎(LP, Album) Elektra EKS-74029 Germany 1968
EKL 4029 Nico The Marble Index ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Elektra EKL 4029 UK 1969
7559-61098-2 Nico The Marble Index ‎(CD, Album, RE) Elektra 7559-61098-2 Europe 1991
ELK 42.065 Nico The Marble Index ‎(LP, Album, RE) Elektra ELK 42.065 Europe Unknown

Comments: (1)
I have this version, and it actually sounds great to me.