Nick Cave

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Legal name: Nicholas Edward Cave

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Nicholas Edward "Nick" Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor.

He is best known for his work as lead singer of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, established in 1983, a group known for its eclectic influences and musical styles. Before that, he had fronted the group The Birthday Party in the early 1980s, a band renowned for its highly gothic, challenging lyrics and violent sound influenced by free jazz, blues, and punk. In 2006, he formed the garage rock band Grinderman, releasing its debut album the following year. Cave's music is generally characterised by emotional intensity, a wide variety of influences, and lyrical obsessions with religion, death, love and violence. In the early 2010s, he was dubbed by the NME as "the grand lord of gothic lushness".

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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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1983 Burnin’ the Ice Die Haut and Nick Cave 2
1999 And the Ass Saw the Angel Nick Cave, Mick Harvey and Ed Clayton-Jones 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 White Lunar Nick Cave & Warren Ellis 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Nick Cave i przyjaciele: W moich ramionach Nick Cave 2

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Ghosts... of the Civil Dead Nick Cave, Mick Harvey & Blixa Bargeld 5
1996 To Have and to Hold Nick Cave, Mick Harvey & Blixa Bargeld 3
2006 The Proposition Nick Cave & Warren Ellis 3 3
2007 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Nick Cave & Warren Ellis 4
2010 The Road Nick Cave & Warren Ellis 3 2
2012 Lawless Nick Cave & Warren Ellis 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 What a Wonderful World Nick Cave & Shane MacGowan 4 4
2002 Here Comes the Sun Nick Cave 1
2011 She's Not There Nick Cave & Neko Case 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Mah Sanctun Nick Cave 1

Other + Spokenword

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 The Secret Life of the Love Song Nick Cave 3.5 1

Audiobook

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 Der Tod des Bunny Munro Nick Cave gelesen von Blixa Bargeld 1

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