Nico- Chelsea Girl (1967)

I still cannot listen to it, because everything I wanted for that record, they took it away. I asked for drums, they said no. I asked for more guitars, they said no. And I asked for simplicity, and they covered it in flutes!
They added strings and – I didn't like them, but I could live with them. But the flute! The first time I heard the album, I cried and it was all because of the flute.

Nico- 1981

Line Up:
Nico – vocals
Jackson Browne – acoustic guitar (tracks 1,2, 7,9, 10)
Lou Reed – electric guitar (tracks 3, 5, 6, 9)
John Cale – viola, organ, guitar (tracks 3,4,5)
Sterling Morrison – electric guitar (tracks 6,9)

Songwriting credits:
Nico (5)
Jackson Browne (tracks 1, 2, 8)
John Cale (tracks 3,4,5)
Lou Reed (tracks 3,5,6,9)
Stirling Morrison (track 6)
Tim Hardin (track 10)
Bob Dylan (track 7)


  1. now, the question is: who plays the flute?!

  2. That's a very good question! all I know is that Tom Wilson (producer) and Larry Fallon (arranger) added the strings and flute after the fact. No idea who the musicians were tho


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