Complete Lyrics, 1978-2013
'I walk into the corner of my room, see my friends in high places I don't know which is which or whom is whom, they've stolen each other's faces' Spanning Nick Cave's entire career, from his writing for The Birthday Party, through highly acclaimed albums like Murder Ballads, Henry's Dreamand Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!up to his latest release, Push the Sky Away, this fully updated edition of The Complete Lyricsis a must for all fans of the dark, the beautiful and the defiant - for all fans of the songs of Nick Cave. 'Nick Cave is surely Australia's finest living songwriter.' Mail'Cave's genius rings loud and clear.' Evening Standard'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 1980. Four years later he founded The Bad Seeds, with whom he has made many albums. The fifteenth, Push the Sky Away, was released to great acclaim in February 2013. Cave has also written the music for several films including The Assassination of Jesse James and Lawless. And the Ass Saw the Angel was first published in 1989 and quickly became a cult classic. His second novel, The Death of Bunny Munro, was published in 2009.