Today’s Nick Fix: “Tupelo”

Mute Channel posted 1985’s ‘Tupelo’ video to YouTube, to promote the upcoming re-mastered re-issue of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, The Firstborn Is Dead, due out 30th March. VIDEO LINK

Music video directed by Christoph Dreher. As featured on the ‘The Firstborn Is Dead’ deluxe Collectors Edition released by Mute on 30th March 2009. The package includes the remastered original album, 5.1 audio mix, extra tracks, music videos and a new short film by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard. [Tx to MuteChannel.]

TODAY’S FIX: A short clip from the Fixes collection that includes a behind the scenes glimpse of the Tupelo shoot.  Available for 7 days only.  HERE

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I write contemporary LGBTQ fiction that explores the dark & light of human love and desire. Interests: Progressive politics, visual arts, vintage illustration, mid-century design. French films, Queer cinema. Literary quotes. J'adore Paris. Ich liebe Berlin.

5 thoughts on “Today’s Nick Fix: “Tupelo”

  1. i left a comment over at musings. very humid here and of course we are covered with smoke haze every day. i am very much looking forward to autumn and winter. it will still be quite warm here right up til may or longer.

    xx

  2. Hey, Deb!

    How’s the weather in Melbourne? I never got back to you about the fires. Has the weather turned at all cooler? Here in New England, we had a week of spectacular sunny weather, cold but not at all unbearable. The sun is getting stronger and I’m looking forward to spring. Conversely, you must be anticipating the cool breezes of autumn.

    Ain’t it funny how time slips away… Oooo, a little Al Green crept in. Ah guess I’m in a romantic mood. 🙂

    I ended up writing a Morgan’s Musings post about the musical influences in my life and how I stumbled on Nick Cave and Blixa Bargeld: By Way of Tupelo and Stagger Lee

    Cheers & Love!

  3. i love tupelo. it is brilliant live. it just rumbles and rumbles with the under tow and climaxes with nick screaming “the sandmans murder”. love it. it was the video that re ignited my interest in nick (and the wonderful mr bargeld) after my break from the birthday party way back whenever.

      • ha ha. i never knew that. haven’t actually “read” the lyrics. so it must be muduhhhh. i am disappointed. i like murder better…… mind you i have prolly re written most of the lyrics to most songs i sing along to these days!

        thanks andrew. 🙂

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