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If it seems that singer/songwriter Nick Cave has been around awhile … he has. And if it seems like Cave's talents extend far beyond music and into literary and big screen territory … they do. Oft rejuvenated and never duplicated, this Aussie has been wielding the mic and the pen for decades, often with smashing success.
It was 30 years ago that Cave assembled a post-punk supergroup called Bad Seeds, with guitarist Mick Harvey on drums, Barry Adamson on bass and Blixa Bargeld on guitar. Known for their exploration of everything from religion and death to love and violence, the band was noted for its literary allusions, dark arrangements and general post-punk experimentalism.
Cave released his first album with the Bad Seeds, "From Her to Eternity," in 1984. It contained a cover of Elvis Presley's "In the Ghetto," ultimately foreshadowing much of Cave's subject matter on the follow-up "The Firstborn Is Dead," not to mention 1986's "Your Funeral…My Trial." But that was just one side of Cave that emerged before he reportedly kicked a heroin habit, fueling productivity for the entertainer and pushing him in a whole new direction.
Cave had two books published (1988's "King Ink," a collection of lyrics, plays, and prose, and 1989's "And the Ass Saw the Angel," a novel), and later appeared in the 1989 Australian film "Ghosts...of the Civil Dead." The run of new projects continued when he also recorded a soundtrack to that film, then released 1990's "The Good Son," what critics called his most relaxed album. (Six years later came "Murder Ballads," which was his most commercially successful album to date).
It's hard to put into context the number of other accomplishments Cave has had in his career. He took on a new project called Grinderman, which led to a self-titled debut release in 2007. That same year, he was inducted into Australia's ARIA Hall of Fame. In 2008, Cave and the Bad Seed released another album ("Dig!!!Lazarus Dig!!!), and that was followed by a second Grinderman recording, a world tour and the band's breakup. And finally, Cave penned the screenplay for director John Hillcoat's 2012 bootlegging film "Lawless," which also featured a score composed by Cave and Warren Ellis.
Top 10 Nick Cave Songs
|Rank||Track Name||Play Count||Listener Count|
|1||I'm Your Man||8,140||4,260|
|2||People Ain't No Good||3,667||2,028|
|3||Let It Be||3,864||2,021|
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Nick Cave Tour Dates Concerts Videos Nick Cave Tour The original Bad Seed himself, Nick Cave, has just announced plans for a tour (with his band, of course) to take place this summer. Kicking off on June 16 at the Louisville Palace Theatre in Louisville, KY, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds will follow their…Read more
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date city state venue 04/26/2015 Glasgow Glg Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 04/10/2015 New York NY Florence Gould Hall 04/08/2015 Los Angeles CA Egyptian Theatre
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date city state venue 12/18/2014 Melbourne Plenary Hall 12/17/2014 Melbourne Plenary Hall 12/16/2014 Melbourne Plenary Hall 12/14/2014 Sydney New South Wales State Theatre 12/13/2014 Sydney New South Wales State Theatre 12/12/2014 Sydney New South Wales State Theatre 12/11/2014 Sydney New South Wales State Theatre 12/04/2014 Southport, QLD Qld Gold Coast Parklands 12/03/2014 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre 12/01/2014 Adelaide SA Festival Theatre 11/30/2014 Adelaide SA Festival Theatre 11/28/2014 Fremantle WA Fremantle Park 11/27/2014 Fremantle WA Fremantle Park 09/20/2014 New York NY Town Hall 09/17/2014 London Lnd Barbican Hall 08/04/2014 New York NY Florence Gould Hall 08/01/2014 Montreal QC Parc Jean-Drapeau 07/31/2014 Toronto ON Sony Centre For The Performing Arts 07/29/2014 Detroit MI Jack White Theatre 07/29/2014 Brooklyn NY Brooklyn Masonic Temple 07/27/2014 New York NY Hammerstein Ballroom 07/26/2014 Brooklyn NY Prospect Park 07/25/2014 Philadelphia PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts 07/23/2014 Washington DC DAR Constitution Hall 07/21/2014 New Orleans LA Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts 07/20/2014 Austin TX ACL Live at The Moody Theater 07/19/2014 Austin TX ACL Live at The Moody Theater 07/16/2014 Louisville KY Louisville Palace 07/12/2014 Los Angeles CA The Theatre at Ace 07/12/2014 Los Angeles CA Ace Hotel - Los Angeles 07/11/2014 Los Angeles CA Shrine Auditorium 07/10/2014 Los Angeles CA Egyptian Theatre 07/09/2014 Seattle WA Central Cinema 07/08/2014 San Francisco CA The Warfield 07/07/2014 San Francisco CA The Warfield 07/05/2014 Portland OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 07/02/2014 Seattle WA Paramount Theatre 07/01/2014 Vancouver BC Orpheum Theatre 06/30/2014 Vancouver BC Orpheum Theatre 06/28/2014 Edmonton AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 06/27/2014 Calgary AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 06/24/2014 Denver CO Temple Buell Theatre 06/21/2014 Minneapolis MN State Theatre 06/20/2014 Milwaukee WI Milwaukee Theatre 06/18/2014 Kansas City MO Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland 06/16/2014 Louisville KY Louisville Palace 06/13/2014 Manchester TN Manchester Farm
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