Cave's music is generally characterised by emotional intensity, a wide variety of influences, and lyrical obsessions with death, religion, love and violence. He is referred by the NME as "the grand lord of gothic lushness".
Cave has also worked as a composer for films, often in collaboration with fellow Australian musician Warren Ellis. Their films together include The Proposition (2005, based on a screenplay by Cave), The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) and The Road (2009). Cave is the subject and co-writer of the semi-fictional "day in the life" documentary 20,000 Days on Earth (2014).
Upon Cave's induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame, ARIA Awards committee chairman Ed St John said: "Nick Cave has enjoyed--and continues to enjoy--one of the most extraordinary careers in the annals of popular music. He is an Australian artist like Sidney Nolan is an Australian artist--beyond comparison, beyond genre, beyond dispute."
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Soundtrack follows the pair's work on 'The Road' and 'The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford'
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