Nick Cave is offering fans a first glimpse at the new film “This Much I Know To Be True,” which will document Cave’s creative partnership with bandmate Warren Ellis.
Tag: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
The massive Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona today unveiled the lineup for its 20th anniversary event in 2022, which will feature Bauhaus, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Bikini Kill, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pavement, Massive Attack, Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon, Einstürzende Neubauten and more.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have canceled — not just postponed — their planned 18-date North American tour this fall in support of the band’s 2019 double album Ghosteen. But the band’s already looking to 2021. Full details right here.
Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. News this week about Morrissey, Bauhaus, Midnight Oil, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and more.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds today announced plans for an 18-date North American tour this fall in support of the band’s 2019 double album Ghosteen. The trek, which opens Sept. 16 in Minneapolis, finds the band playing theaters and arenas through an Oct. 17 date in Vancouver, B.C.
On this Christmas Eve, Nick Cave has dropped a little gift for Bad Seeds fans: He’s streaming the band’s recent 2-hour, 23-minute concert film “Distant Sky Live in Copenhagen” — filmed on Oct. 20, 2017, at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen — on YouTube for free. Watch it right here.
Nick Cave used his fan Q&A newsletter “The Red Hand Files” to announce this morning the release next week of a new Bad Seeds record, a double album called Ghosteen that will include eight songs on Part 1 and a two “long songs” linked by a spoken-word piece on Part 2. Check out the tracklist and cover art here.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. (Since we missed last week’s round-up, this includes titles that came out this past Friday, too.)
Conway Savage, the Australian musician who played piano and organ, and provided backing vocals, for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds for more than a quarter-century, died Sunday night, about 10 months after the band revealed he was being treated for a brain tumor. He was 58.
A new Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds concert film titled “Distant Sky” and filmed last year will be screened in theaters worldwide for one night only on April 12. Directed by David Barnard, the film captures the Bad Seeds’ Skeleton Tree-centered performance on Oct. 20 at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds today revealed that Conway Savage, who plays piano and organ, and provides backing vocals, has been absent from this year’s Bad Seeds tour because he underwent surgery that was “largely a success” for a recently diagnosed brain tumor. Read the full statement from the band.
Nick Cave has been ending the shows on his current tour with the Bad Seeds by filling the stage with fans during blistering performances of “Stagger Lee,” then bringing things way down with a trance-like “Push the Sky Away” in which he often climbs out into the audience. Saturday night in London, he found a friend in the crowd.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are in New York City for a two-night stand at the Beacon Theatre, and between those two gigs, managed to slip in a rare late-night TV appearance, performing the haunting song “Rings of Saturn” off the band’s new Skeleton Tree album on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” last night.