Nick Cave
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1957-09-22
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Nick Cave

Nick Cave Biography (Wikipedia)

Nicholas Edward Cave AO (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional actor, best known for fronting the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Cave's music is generally characterised by emotional intensity, a wide variety of influences, and lyrical obsessions with death, religion, love and violence.

Born and raised in rural Victoria, Cave studied art before fronting the Birthday Party, one of Melbourne's leading post-punk bands, in the late 1970s. They relocated to London in 1980, but, disillusioned by life there, evolved towards a darker, more challenging sound, and acquired a reputation as "the most violent live band in the world". The Birthday Party is regarded as a major influence on gothic rock, and Cave, with his shock of black hair and pale, emaciated look, became an unwilling poster boy for the genre. Soon after the band's break-up in 1983, Cave formed Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Much of the band's early material was set in a mythic American Deep South, drawing on spirituals and Delta blues, while Cave's preoccupation with Old Testament notions of good versus evil culminated in what has been called his signature song, "The Mercy Seat" (1988). The 1990s saw Cave achieve greater commercial success with quieter, piano-driven ballads, notably the Kylie Minogue duet "Where the Wild Roses Grow" (1996), and "Into My Arms" (1997). More recent releases, including the band's 16th and latest LP, Skeleton Tree (2016), feature increasingly abstract lyrics from Cave, as well as elements of ambient and electronic music. Grinderman, Cave's garage rock side project, has released two albums since 2006.

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There She Goes, My Beautiful World
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There She Goes, My Beautiful World
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Into My Arms
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Into My Arms

Into My Arms

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The Bad Seeds
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He Wants You
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He Wants You

He Wants You

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The Bad Seeds
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Henry Lee
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Henry Lee
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Red Right Hand
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Red Right Hand

Red Right Hand

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Red Right Hand
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Red Right Hand
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Martha's Dream
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Martha's Dream
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Cindy
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Cindy
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There She Goes My Beautiful World
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There She Goes My Beautiful World
Ratso
Our Lady Of Light (feat. Nick Cave)
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Our Lady Of Light (feat. Nick Cave)
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Bring It On
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Bring It On

Bring It On

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The Bad Seeds
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Dig Lazarus Dig!!!
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Dig Lazarus Dig!!!

Dig Lazarus Dig!!!

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The Bad Seeds
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Where The Wild Roses Grow
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Where The Wild Roses Grow
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IB - Where The Wild Roses Grow
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IB - Where The Wild Roses Grow
Blixa Bargeld
The Ship Song
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The Ship Song
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Do You Love Me?
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Do You Love Me?
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I Need You
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I Need You

I Need You

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The Bad Seeds
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There She Goes, My Beautiful World
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There She Goes, My Beautiful World
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Nature Boy
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Nature Boy

Nature Boy

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Bad Seeds
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Red Right Hand - Glastonbury 2014
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Red Right Hand - Glastonbury 2014
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What a Wonderful World
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What a Wonderful World
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The Proposition #3
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The Proposition #3
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The Proposition #1
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The Proposition #1
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In The Ghetto
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In The Ghetto
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Skeleton Tree
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Skeleton Tree

Skeleton Tree

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Bad Seeds
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Mermaids
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Mermaids

Mermaids

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Bad Seeds
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