CHARACTERS Å Nick Cave

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Nick CaveIconic drug rock frontman brutally poetic songwriter cult novelist and critically acclaimed screenwriter Nick Cave is one of the most revered and singular artistic talents of the past three decades This revealing collection. Nick Cave is one of my favorite singersong writers of all time He is elouent beautiful sensual dark violent obsessive visionary and so much He has been on the scene for thirty years and every album is a surprise none sound the same My husband gave me this book for my birthday It has a short preface but is otherwise a collection of interviews over his whole career It is rough reading at first Throughout the 1980s interviews he is snarly to the journalists though I have read so much about how annoying music press can be and disdainful of his crowds He just didn't offer much up But as the years pass by and he matures and eventually gets off heroin speed and alcohol a whole new potential is touched He even becomes charming and has a self deprecating humor and wit As even years go by and you enter the aughts Cave really expands upon his song writing style what the ever present and loyal Bad Seeds provide him and how much he adores his family After 15 studio albums all of which I own some of which I consistently listen to it was exciting to learn about the man from his own words even if at times they are begrudgingly drawn from him

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Roots of the barbed gothic romanticism that suffuses his lyrics Displaying provocative intelligence and enigmatic vision Cave offers valuable insight into the risks and gains of surrendering oneself to the rock’n’roll myt. a collection of interviews with NC by several music mags over the years the first few were not to interesting as the interviewers tended to sound as strung out as NC but the later interviews are worth sticking with the book

SUMMARY Nick Cave

CHARACTERS Å Nick Cave  Iconic drug rock frontman brutally poetic songwriter cult novelist and critically acclaimed screenwriter — Nick Cave is one of the most revered and singular artistic talents of the past three decades This revealing collection of interviews tells the story of his 30 year career in his own words Including his debauched years with theOf interviews tells the story of his 30 year career in his own words Including his debauched years with the Birthday Party the global success of the Bad Seeds and their ragged gospel rock Cave's addictions and artistry and the. The interest in many interviews comes from the early years those heroin laced crowd spitting years that shaped this amazing career that followed I found those least interesting of these periods in his life The real great insights came later when a man whose music always carried a rather somber and menacing tone seemed to hold a lot of love for his family in him and would discuss the ever evolving and shifting feel of his music and lyrics These little bits of humanity only helped to strengthen that odd awe inspiring dark fairy tale that is Nick Cave