Even when we can't escape tragedy, Cave sees us through.
Building on his pre-pandemic solo shows, Nick Cave delivers a stripped-down, healing tour through his bleak but soulful oeuvre.
Being a somewhat scattershot collection of artists and cover selections, it’s best to cherry-pick the better performances and leave some of the lesser tracks behind
Cave fielded many questions that ranged from honest queries about his process and history to somewhat pathetic pleas for the singer to simply recognize how much the questioner loved him and his work.
For fans interested in a lovingly drawn, boundlessly creative vision of Nick Cave, Mercy on Me is the real deal.
Cave’s balance of weariness and longing fits seamlessly within his overall body of work and the somber timbre of his voice.
A self-exorcism, a taming of the past.
By far the darkest album in an oeuvre of base impulses.
Well, it’s 10/13 and that date holds a mighty special meaning for X-Philes (if you have to ask why, you’re not one of them, so why read this?). Thus, it seemed infinitely appropriate for this round of Revisit/Rediscover to focus on The X-Files or, at least, one of the more fascinating tie-ins therewith: Songs in the Key of X: Music …
[xrr rating=3.75/5]Nick Cave is the rare artist whose popularity has grown even as he reaches the final act of his career. While many of his peers only release an album every four years or simply cannot capture the vitality of their early work, Cave continues to work relentlessly, producing soundtracks, novels, screenplays and consistently strong records with his outfit the …