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Check out Nick Cave’s playlist of tracks that “stand apart from the rest” – featuring Leonard Cohen, Neil Young and Brian Eno

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Nick Cave has shared a playlist containing songs that he believes "stand apart from the rest of music". Check it out below. On Cave's Red Hand Files website, a fan tasked the Australian musician with compiling a list of "10 of your most favourite pieces of music, by artists other than yourself". A second user also asked: "Can you put together...

Nick Cave shares email he sent Brian Eno regarding his stance on “cowardly and shameful” Israel boycott

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Nick Cave has shared an email that he sent Brian Eno last year, in which he discusses his stance on the cultural boycott of Israel. Read More: Nick Cave delivers a sermon with feeling for biblical Roskilde headline Last year saw Cave and his band The Bad Seeds perform two shows in Tel Aviv. The musician received criticism from the likes of Roger...

Nick Cave on the impact of the “cultural sea change” facing women, and the inspiration of his wife Susie

Nick Cave has spoken out about his approach to songwriting in light of the "cultural sea changes" facing women, as well as the inspiration of his wife Susie Bick. The Bad Seeds frontman was writing on his recently-launched website The Red Hand Files, on which he replies to questions and letters from fans. After recently responding to questions about Grinderman's...

“I’ve got wonderful dirty stories!” Watch Marianne Faithfull interviewed by her collaborator Nick Cave

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A new video sees legendary singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull in conversation with Nick Cave in which she discusses her new album 'Negative Capability' and more. The two collaborated on 'The Gypsy Faeire Queen', a song from her new record, and the video begins with footage of the pair recording the track together. In the clip Faithfull tells Cave about her "darker memories" of the 1960s...

Nick Cave shares beautiful message about communicating with his late son Arthur after his passing

Nick Cave has written candidly about how he communicates with his late son Arthur, three years on from his passing. The artist recently began a new dialogue with his fans via the website The Red Hand Files, encouraging any kind of questions or queries about his life, career and more. The sixth 'issue' on The Red Hand Files sees Cave responding...

Nick Cave is now answering fans’ questions – including ‘could Grinderman reform?’

Nick Cave has launched a new website on which he answers questions from fans. Among the first was if we were likely to see a Grinderman reunion. The Bad Seeds frontman has this week shared The Red Hand Files – a website on which fans can submit questions for the singer and writer. So far, most of the questions relate...

Nick Cave teams up with Marianne Faithfull for new song ‘The Gypsy Faerie Queen’

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Marianne Faithfull has shared her brand new single 'The Gypsy Faerie Queen', which features and was co-written by Nick Cave - listen to the track below. Faithfull is preparing to release her twenty-first studio album, 'Negative Capability', on November 2. The record will feature production from Rob Ellis and Cave's Bad Seeds bandmate Warren Ellis. 'The Gypsy Faerie Queen' marks the latest collaboration...

Lana Del Rey announces Israel gig

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Lana Del Rey has joined the line-up for Israel's Meteor Festival. The three-day event will be held from September 6-8, at Pecan Park on the Jordan River. Pusha-T, Flying Lotus, American jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington, and Russian DJ Nina Kraviz, as well as local acts including Fortis, Berry Sakharov, ACollective, Assaf Amdursky, Ester Rada, Hadag Nachash, Jane Bordeaux, Khalas, Noga Erez and...

Nick Cave delivers a sermon with feeling for biblical Roskilde headline set

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As Scandinavian evening sunshine blanketed itself over the Orange stage, Friday headliners Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds made sure the people of Denmark were blessed by the hand of God. Opening to 'Jesus Alone' and 'Magneto', Nick Cave's eyes clouded with a wild fury, drawing the audience into his haunting world. “This is very strange,” said St Nick at the...

Roskilde Festival 2018, day three: Stefflon Don spits bars and David Byrne gets brainy

The 48th edition of Roskilde Festival is over halfway done, but with the influx of 9-5 Copenhageners fresh off the post-work train here last night, the weekend seemed to just be getting started. Sadly the first act for many would be Fleet Foxes, who despite being the soundtrack to many teenage indie heartbreaks of the late noughties, didn’t manage...