This complete collection of Nick Cave lyrics spans his entire career, from his writing for The Birthday Party through the highly acclaimed Murder Ballads and The Boatman's Call to new albums No More Shall We Part, Nocturama, Abattoir Blues and The Proposition. Brought together in one volume for the first time, these lyrics make up one of the most outstanding achievements of contemporary music.
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His lyrics deal with passion on the edge, and are peopled with mad bayou preachers, black-hearted lovers and killers. His language is rich, poetic, apocalyptic ( Guardian)
Richly poetic creations which live a second life on the page ... Essential reading ( Vox)
Nick Cave was born in Australia in 1957. He moved to London with his band The Birthday Party in 1990 and four years later he formed The Bad Seeds, with whom he has made 15 studio albums. In 1999 he curated and directed the Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre. His novel And the Ass Saw the Angel was an international bestseller, Time Out's Book of the Year, and was reissued in the Penguin Essential series.
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Book Description Penguin UK, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141027142
Book Description Penguin UK, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 141027142