Bootleg – Prospect Park – Brooklyn – July 26th, 2014

A year ago the North America tour was in full swing. If you remember, I’d decided to travel to NY to catch the concert there. It was an amazing trip, filled with great memories with friends and an exceptional concert. Unfortunately there is no bootleg of that specific concert but I thought I’d share again the next best thing: the Prospect Park concert. A show filled energy only like the Bad Seeds can deliver.

Bootleg: Prospect Park – July 26th, 2014 (Mega link)

As usual please respect the work of the taper. Only convert to mp3 for personal use.

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Stache’s – Columbus, OH 1984 (Rare)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Rare Concert Performance from 1st U.S. Tour, 27 June 1984. Produced, directed, photographed and edited by  Rick Klaus Theis
View the creator’s upload on Vimeo.

Jonathan Ganley shoots Nick Cave at Auckland (reprise)

Nick Cave. Auckland Civic Center 6 Dec 2014. Photography: Jonathan Ganley ©

Nick Cave. Auckland, 6 Dec 2014. By Jonathan Ganley ©

Most of you are familiar with our friend Jonathan Ganley’s photo essay and recollections of The Birthday Party’s 1983 Auckland Show. This time, Jon was guest photographer at the  Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds December 6th concert at Auckland Civic.  Above is one of Jon’s analog images of the evening. I love the old-timey quality of this shot, with the gauzy back light and that iconic spectral shadow of Cave pointing at his audience. More here.*

Jonathan Ganley official site: pointthatthing.

Graham Reid wrote a great article describing the evening:

“Nick comes on to rousing applause, walking like a slightly drunken gazelle….

He tells a funny story about his first meeting with former Bad Seed Blixa Bargeld who would only speak German to him (“and I didn’t speak German”) but then eventually spoke in perfect English.

Someone ask when was the last time he saw the late Birthday Party member Roland S Howard: “We had lunch together in Fitzroy St in St Kilda. Mick Warren and I ran into him, we talked about stuff . . . and then he borrowed $50!”

Read more : NICK CAVE ENCOUNTERED (2014): The man, the myth and the movie at

UPDATE: More photos & reviews from Saturday’s show:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds adds dark power to Season 40 (links to download the concert in comments)

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds is streaming on PBS.
Available through 11/29/14.


Jubilee Street
Red Right Hand
From Her to Eternity
Love Letter
God is in the House
The Mercy Seat
Push the Sky Away

Nick Cave -vocals, piano
Warren Ellis – violin, mandolin, guitar, vocals
Conway Savage – keyboard, vocals
Martyn P. Casey – bass, vocals
Barry Adamson – drums, percussion, keyboards, vocals
Jim Sclavunos – drums, percussion, vocals
George Vjestica – guitar, vocals

Win: Push the Sky Away Boxed Set + 2 concert tix

In support of the Facial Palsy charity, Nick Cave has donated a signed Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push The Sky Away Super Deluxe Box Set plus two tickets to any UK Nick Cave show on the European tour next year. (Prize value £270). The draw will take place and winners will be announced at Facial’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday 22 November 2014. The closing date to purchase Grand Prize Draw tickets is Thursday 20 November 2014. Go here for info on how to buy tickets: Open to residents of England, Scotland and Wales, over the age of 16.

Posted at the request of Karen Johnson at Facial

Review: Lullaby Versions of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Yes, it’s true. Lullaby Versions of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds  is the newest title in the Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star series, produced by The Roma Music Group.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Stars Nick Cave Lullaby VersionsTracklisting:

1. O Children
2. Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
3. Into My Arms
4. We No Who U R
5. Red Right Hand
6. Push the Sky Away
7. The Ship Song
8. Where the Wild Roses Grow
9. Straight To You
10. The Mercy Seat
11. (Are You) The One That I’ve Been Waiting For?
12. The Weeping Song
13. Nobody’s Baby Now

Available at Amazon or iTunes.

Folks, this compilation is a wonder and a  delight. With its high-quality instrumentation, this album ain’t just for babies.  Immediate favorites: “Straight to You”, “(Are You) The One That I’ve Been Waiting For”, and the ethereal “Push The Sky Away”.  The most surprising inclusion is the gently sonorous, “Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!”.  Wonderful stuff.  Appropriate for listening at work, on your way to class, while meditating, preparing dinner, to clear your mind after an über krap day, or any time you want to bring a little sunshine into your head. When I go to bed tonight, my ear buds will be twinkling with Lullaby Versions of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.

Listen to “Into “My Arms” ~

TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE ROCK STAR: If you don’t know about this miraculous company, and the astounding number of artists and genres featured in their catalog, do yourself a favor. Check out their website.  TTLRS produce lullabies for all ages.  And people, they take requests. All titles are available in CD (on demand) or clean and green digital versions.

Review by Morgan Wolfe, for Nick Cave Fixes blog, July 16, 2014,   All rights reserved.

Thanks to Paul Modiano at The Roma Music Group.

Nick Cave in black & white

An evocative image of Nick Cave by Luca Prospero.

Nick Cave by Luca Prospero for Rolling Stone Italia

More here. Earlier posts here and here.