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Nick Cave gives fans songwriting advice and shares new lyrics

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Nick Cave has shared songwriting advice with his fans and given one some new lyrics to use.  The musician has recently been interacting with people on his fan-led forum, The Red Hand Files, answering their questions on a variety of topics. A fan named David from Baltimore used the site to make a cheeky request of Cave, saying: “I’m a...

Nick Cave describes a typical Nick Cave fan

Nick Cave has described how he perceives his fans to be following a question asked on his one-to-one fan website, The Red Hand Files. Read more: Listen to Nick Cave’s top ten favourite love songs Launched last year after telling email subscribers of his plan to communicate outside “some of the more conventional ways of getting information across,” The Red Hand Files...

Nick Cave on the rise of “moralism”: “Perhaps in its current form, rock isn’t worth saving”

Nick Cave has shared his thoughts on the current state of rock music, discussing how the genre needs to evolve if artists' morals are to be under a stronger spotlight. The Bad Seeds frontman was responding to a fan on his Red Hand Files website, where he openly replies to questions and letters. The latest entry sees Cave share his...

Listen to Nick Cave’s top ten favourite love songs

Nick Cave has ranked his top 10 favourite love songs – and it's an eclectic list, featuring tracks from the likes of Elvis Presley, Nina Simone and The Bee Gees. The Bad Seeds icon revealed the list on his fan site Red Right Hand Files, after one fan asked the singer what his definition of love was – and the songs which...

Nick Cave says his Manchester gig following the 2017 terror attack was the “most emotional concert of his career”

Nick Cave opens up about emotional Manchester show
Nick Cave has spoken out about his Manchester Arena gig in September 2017 and called the show the “most emotional concert of his career.” The show was just four months after the terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert at the same venue on May 22nd 2017. Twenty-two people were killed and a further 59 injured after suicide bomber Salman...

Nick Cave announces intimate ‘Conversations’ tour across UK and Europe

Nick Cave has announced that he's bringing his 'Conversations' tour to Europe and the UK, providing fans with the chance to see the Bad Seeds icon in a variety of intimate settings. Following from a sold out run in Australia & New Zealand, the tour sees Cave taking a widespread selection of questions from fans and performing some of his...

Read Nick Cave’s heartwarming letter to 10-year-old fan: ‘The world is waiting for you’

Nick Cave
Nick Cave has published a heartwarming reply to a 10-year-old fan’s letter on his website, The Red Hand Files. The site is a space where the musician fields questions from the public, sharing his replies with his fans. In the latest instalment, Cave responded to 10-year-old Ptolemy from Launceston, Australia, who said he had been a fan for as...

Listen to ‘Our Lady Of Light’, Nick Cave’s new collaboration with New York author Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman

Nick Cave has collaborated with New York author Larry “Ratso” Sloman on a track taken from his debut album. ‘Our Lady Of Light’ will appear on Ratso’s ‘Stubborn Heart’, which is due for release in April. The record features eight original tracks as well as a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘Sad Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands’. Cave isn’t the...

Mark, My Words: I found the future of music venues (in the only LA joint I’m not banned from)

What the hell am I doing drinking in LA at 46? This town is made of bars like scornful exes; every one of them has a sorry story to tell. Remember that time you were almost thrown out of The Standard Hotel at 5am for hosting an impromptu Raveonettes aftershow in your room that only ended when the cops...

Nick Cave shares update on ‘amazing’ new Bad Seeds album

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Nick Cave has revealed that work is almost complete on his "amazing" new Bad Seeds album. The Australian musician's last studio LP, 'Skeleton Tree', was released back in 2016. In a five-star review, NME described the record as "beautiful and harrowing, hard to listen to but even harder to look away from." Now, Cave has given an update regarding its follow-up...