Caroline, our beloved Fix-Hunter, is on vacation in her home city of Paris. She sends kind regards and holiday wishes as well as a link to The Wire (#181, March 1999) magazine cover she recently added to her collection of Nick Cave covers. Note: The magazine is available for purchase here. Caroline has other magazine scans of Nick (Elegy) available HERE.
AUSTRALIAN LIVE DATES: JANUARY 2009
Tue 06 Jan 2009 – Palace Theatre, Melbourne – SOLD OUT
Wed 07 Jan 2009 – NEW SHOW ADDED Melbourne (Same venue)*
Sat 10 Jan 2009 – ATP, Mt. Buller, Victoria – Festival Headline
Mon 12 Jan 2009 – ATP Hobart, Derwent Entertainment Centre, Hobart – Headline (Part of the MONA FOMA arts festival)
Wed 14 Jan 2009 – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide – Headline show
Thu 15 Jan 2009 – ATP, Riverstage, Brisbane – Festival Headline
Sat 17 Jan 2009 – ATP, Cockatoo Island, Sydney – Festival Headline
Sun 18 Jan 2009 – ATP, Cockatoo Island, Sydney – Festival Headline
Tue 20 Jan 2009 – Belvoir Amphitheatre, Perth – Headline show
*This year’s All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival will be held in Sydney, Australia on Cockatoo Island, in Sydney Harbor, on the 17th & 18th of January, 2009. This year’s event is curated by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and the word is out that this ATP is going be memorable. Cave promises there will be ‘something for everybody’. The line-up includes The Saints, Laughing Clowns, Robert Forster, Psarandonis, Spiritualised, Harmonia, F*** Buttons, James Blood Ulmer and Silver Apples, alongside locals The Necks and Bridezilla. For more details including accommodation and tickets, visit http://www.atpfestival.com/.
The Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ Live at The Royal Albert Hall CD is out and ready for downloading. It’s from 1997’s The Boatman’s Call European tour, and features 12 tracks, including the popular “Where The Wild Roses Grow” duet between Nick and Blixa. I listened and I loved it. (Not Kreepy at all.) Add to that a very funky, reggae-ish version, of “The Weeping Song” and a damnable but heartbreaking rendition of “Let Love In”, and I’d say it’s one hot CD. Great show, guaranteed to please! Buy it for your hunnee’s X-mas stocking and get a big, sloppy kiss for your thoughtfulness. *DOWNLOAD or BUY CD
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Interview Feature: I am not f**king Nick Cave Here!
That’s from Nick’s interview with AU’s Daily Telegraph (12.12.08).
“But I don’t know why it’s all coming now, I can’t help it. There’s just a lot of stuff coming out, a lot of stuff pouring out at the moment. It keeps me out of mischief, from getting into any more fights with my neighbours… [invariably] my wife and kids will say, ‘Isn’t there a novel you could write?’ or something like that and I am happy to oblige.”
The interview is very funny and reminds fans about Nick’s novel, The Death Of Bunny Munro, which is due for release in early 2009. Cave characterizes the book as “chick lit”. Ohhh, Nick, like the little chewing gum candies? 😀 I love the title! Nick dated a hot German babe named ‘Bunny’ back in his wild Berlin days. I wonder if he’s drawing on his past experiences now, as he writes ‘Bunny Monroe’. If so, you heard it first here. After you’ve lived long enough, you draw from incidents in your own life when creating any work of fiction. I cannot swear this is fact in Nick’s case, but I have noticed it in my own writing.
NOTE: Nick Cave Fixes is doing a special New Year’s retrospective on our Nicky, featuring his funniest interviews, and other goodies, so stay tuned! Meanwhile… that’s today’s Nick Fix! I hope you enjoyed it and continue to dig our offerings. We love you, babies, and we’ll be back before Christmas with sumpin sumpin … ! ~ Morgan
Love and Holiday Good Wishes,
Morgan, Laura, and Caroline
Edited by Morgan 12-19-08