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First ever ‘Peaky Blinders’ soundtrack to be released – hear PJ Harvey’s cover of ‘Red Right Hand’

An official release of the full Peaky Blinders soundtrack has been announced for the first time. Check out the full tracklist below. After the grand finale of Peaky Blinders season five, now the first ever official release of music from all seasons has been confirmed for a double CD, triple vinyl and digital release on November 15. As well as Nick...

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce 2020 UK and European tour

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced a 2020 UK and European tour
In support of their hugely acclaimed new album 'Ghosteen', Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced details of a UK and European tour for 2020. The band's surprise new double album was released last month, and hailed by NME as a collection of "the most painful songs Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have ever recorded, but they’re also...

‘Mystify: Michael Hutchence’ review: a touching tribute to one of music’s most misunderstood showmen

Michael Hutchence
By the time the 1996 Brit Awards rolled into view the silky sounds of Australian rock juggernaut INXS had fallen out of favour. The preceding decade brought the band huge international acclaim thanks to a string of hit singles such as ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ and ‘New Sensation’. But in the wake of the coarse textures of grunge and...

Nick Cave says he’s “repelled” by ‘woke’ culture’s “self-righteous belief” and “lack of humility”

Nick Cave
Nick Cave has posted his latest edition of The Red Hand Files, in which he writes about his distaste for a number of ideologies including 'woke' culture, atheism and organised religion. On the service, where Cave answers questions from fans, he was asked about his political views, how 'woke' he thinks he is, and his reasons for writing. Read More: Nick...

Nick Cave gives 16-year-old fan moving advice on body positivity

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Nick Cave has used the latest post on his Red Hand Files website to share some touching advice to a young fan on body positivity and mental health. For the last year, The Bad Seeds frontman has been using the site to openly answer questions from fans– responding to all manner of matters concerning the death of his son Arthur, inspiration, morality in rock, the...

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Ghosteen’ review: a beautiful account of harrowing grief

The last few years have seen Nick Cave engage with fans more directly and openly than ever before. “You can ask me anything,” was the simple and direct message he posted to fans on the launch of his Red Hand Files website. Over the past 12 months, Cave answered questions from fans on everything from the banal to the grandiose....

“Heartbreaking and devastating”: Fans react as Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds new album ‘Ghosteen’ is released

Nick Cave
Fans have been reacting after Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds released their 17th studio album, 'Ghosteen' yesterday evening. You can stream the new album below. Read more: The NME review of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' 'Ghosteen' Last week, Nick Cave surprised fans by announcing that a Bad Seeds' new double album was on the way via a reply to a...

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ new album ‘Ghosteen’ is streaming here tonight

Last week, Nick Cave surprised fans by announcing that the Bad Seeds' new album 'Ghosteen' will was on the way. Hear it below from 10pm tonight. The Bad Seeds have been hard at work on the follow-up to their acclaimed 2016 album ‘Skeleton Tree’ for some time now. During an event in Melbourne earlier this year, the frontman gave fans an update on their...

Watch this amazing Snoop Dogg cover of the ‘Peaky Blinders’ theme tune

Snoop Dogg has revealed himself to be a massive Peaky Blinders fan after recording his own cover of 'Red Right Hand', the show's seminal theme tune. The West Coast rap icon unveiled the cover in a video posted to the show's official Twitter account. As he introduces the track, Snoop is seen wearing one of the show's trademark flat caps. "By the...

Watch Nick Cave cover ‘Devil Town’ in homage to Daniel Johnston

Video has emerged of Nick Cave covering ‘Devil Town’ in honour of Daniel Johnston, the outsider musician who died earlier this month, at his North American Conversations With… tour kickoff last Friday (September 20). READ MORE: Daniel Johnston’s 13 best songs – wonderful tales of mortality, purity and… cartoon characters Cave sang ‘Devil Town’ – the opening track of Johnston’s...