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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...

The Bad Seeds’ Warren Ellis is working with Idles on their third album

Warren Ellis of The Bad Seeds and The Dirty Three is due to appear on Idles' forthcoming third album. As work continues on the follow up to their Mercury-nominated 'Joy As An Act of Resistance', the Bristol band posted a photo of Ellis and frontman Joe Talbot on Instagram. "Album 3: dirty," they captioned the snap, before Ellis reposted with "Awesome to meet...

Nick Cave and Skunk Anansie’s Skin once shared a bizarre moment involving some “circus freaks”

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Nick Cave and Skin of Skunk Anansie once shared a bizarre moment while dancing together on a minibus on their way to a Prodigy album release party. Read more: Skunk Anansie: “All anybody wanted to talk about back then was Britpop, Britpop, Britpop” In a new interview with NME, Skunk Anansie looked back over their 25-year career. During the chat, guitarist...

Nick Cave recalls being dumped by PJ Harvey: “I was so surprised I almost dropped my syringe”

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Nick Cave has recalled being dumped by PJ Harvey in a new post on his The Red Hand Files website. The website allows fans to ask questions of and interact directly with the Bad Seeds star, with him discussing what a typical Nick Cave fan is like, songwriting advice, and death so far. Ramon, a fan from Sao Paulo,...

“Do you believe in signs?”: Nick Cave discusses son’s death in new fan Q&A

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Nick Cave has opened up on how he can still feel the presence of his late son, some four years after the teenager's tragic passing. Arthur Cave died aged 15 after he fell from a cliff in Ovingdean, East Sussex in July 2015. While the Bad Seeds singer first spoke about his son's death in the 2016 documentary One More Time...

Nick Cave reveals attempted Flatbush Zombies collaboration

Nick Cave has revealed that he attempted an eventually shelved collaboration with the Flatbush Zombies. Taking once again to the Red Hand Files, his website where he answers fan questions, the singer revealed another little insight into his career. Read more: Conversations With Nick Cave at The Barbican: a Q&A, gig and a sharing of wisdom Over the last year, The Bad...

Nick Cave hints that third Grinderman album is coming

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Nick Cave has teased that his band Grinderman will return with a third album, almost a decade on since their last release. Read More: Conversations With Nick Cave at The Barbican: a Q&A, gig and a sharing of wisdom The Bad Seeds singer-songwriter's side project – formed in 2005 – released their first LP in 2007, with 'Grinderman 2' following three...

Nick Cave shoots down “asshole” homophobic fan in website Q&A

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Nick Cave has responded to a homophobic fan in a Q&A on his website The Red Hand Files, which he uses to respond to questions posed by fans. Over the last year, The Bad Seeds frontman has been giving responding to questions from fans on The Red Hand Files, from tips on songwriting (and even gifting one fan a spare...

Nick Cave on Morrissey: “Challenge his views, but allow his music to live on”

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Nick Cave has urged people to separate Morrissey's political views from his music, saying it's important to let Morrissey be able to speak his mind. Morrissey has come under repeated attack for his political beliefs in recent years. In his most recent interview, conducted by his nephew on his website, Morrissey said that Nigel Farage would make a good Prime...

Nick Cave on the impact of ‘Red Right Hand’ being used in ‘Peaky Blinders’

Nick Cave's In Conversation tour saw him speak in Birmingham this week, where he was asked about the impact of the city's own Peaky Blinders on his career. 'Red Right Hand' by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds is the track used as the period drama's theme music, with all other songs used across all four seasons set around a...