|Birth name||Nicholas Edward Cave|
|Born||22 September 1957|
|Origin||Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia|
|Instrument(s)||Guitar, piano, organ, vocals|
|Associated acts||Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Grinderman, The Birthday Party, The Boys Next Door,|
Nicholas Edward Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, and occasional actor. Mainz (ˈmaɪ̯nʦ (Mayence is a City in Germany and the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Events 308 - The Congress of Carnuntum: Attempting to keep peace within the Roman Empire, the leaders of the Tetrarchy declare Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 66 - Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica. 1236 - The Lithuanians Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) Warracknabeal is a Wheatbelt town in the Australian state of Victoria. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles The piano is a Musical instrument played by means of a keyboard that produces sound by striking steel strings with Felt covered hammers The organ (from Greek όργανον – organon "organ instrument tool" is a Keyboard instrument of one or more divisions each Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band with multinational personnel fronted by Nick Cave. Grinderman is a Garage rock band formed by Nick Cave (vocals electric guitar organ piano Warren Ellis (electric Bouzouki, Fendocastor The Birthday Party was an Australian Post-punk group active from 1977 to 1983 The Birthday Party was an Australian Post-punk group active from 1977 to 1983 Events 66 - Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica. 1236 - The Lithuanians Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a He is best known for his work in the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and his fascination with American music and its roots. Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band with multinational personnel fronted by Nick Cave. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the His music is characterised by intensity, high energy and a wide variety of influences. He currently lives in Brighton & Hove in England. Council and directorates The leader of the council is Conservative Mary Mears England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland
Cave was born in the small town of Warracknabeal in the state of Victoria, Australia, to Dawn and Colin Cave. Warracknabeal is a Wheatbelt town in the Australian state of Victoria. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. He has two brothers: Tim (b. 1952) and Peter (b. 1954), and a sister, Julie (b. 1959).
As a child, Cave lived in Warracknabeal and then Wangaratta in rural Victoria, Australia. Wangaratta is a cathedral city of about 15685 people in the northeast of Victoria Australia, about 230 km (150 mi from Melbourne along the For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. His father Colin was an English teacher and administrator, with a love of literature, and his mother was a librarian. English studies is an academic discipline that includes the study of Literatures written in the English language (including literatures from the U Raised as an Anglican, Cave sang in the boys choir at Wangaratta Cathedral. Anglicanism is a tradition of Christian faith Churches in this tradition either have historical connections to the Church of England or have similar beliefs A boys' choir is a Choir whose characteristic sound is created by boys whose voices have not yet deepened through the changes associated with Puberty. However, he was often in trouble with the local school authorities, so his parents sent him to boarding school at Melbourne's Caulfield Grammar School in 1970. A boarding school is a School where some or all pupils not only study but also live during term time with their fellow students and possibly teachers Melbourne ( is the second most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 3 Caulfield Grammar School is an independent, Co-educational, Anglican, day and Boarding school, located in Melbourne Cave joined the school choir under choirmaster Norman Kaye, and also benefited from having a piano in his home. Norman James Kaye (17 January 1927 &ndash 28 May 2007 was an Australian actor and Musician. The following year he became a "day boy" when his family moved to Caulfield, a suburb of Melbourne. South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. Cave was 19 when his father was killed in a car accident.
After his secondary schooling, Cave studied painting (Fine Art) at the Caulfield Institute of Technology (now Monash University, Caulfield Campus) in 1976, but dropped out in 1977 to pursue music. Monash University is a Public university based in Melbourne, Australia. He also began using heroin around this time. Heroin ( INN: diacetylmorphine, BAN: diamorphine) is a semi-synthetic opioid synthesized from Morphine, a derivative He would later receive an honorary Doctor of Laws from this university.
Cave dated Anita Lane from the late '70s to mid '80s. She had an undeniably strong influence upon Cave and his work, often cited as his "muse. In Greek mythology, the Muses ( Ancient Greek, hai moũsai: perhaps from the Proto-Indo-European root * men- "think" are " Despite this, Cave and Lane recorded together on only a few occasions. Their most notable collaborations include Lane's 'cameo' verse on Cave's Bob Dylan cover "Death Is Not The End" from the album Murder Ballads, and a cover of the Serge Gainsbourg/Jane Birkin song "Je t`aime/ I love you nor do I". Bob Dylan (born Robert Zimmerman, May 24 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American singer-songwriter author poet and painter who has been a major In Popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition ( Performance or Recording) of a previously recorded commercially released Murder Ballads is the ninth studio album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, released in 1996 on Mute Records. Lane co-wrote the lyrics to the title track for band's 1984 LP, From Her to Eternity, as well as the lyrics of the song "Stranger Than Kindness" from Your Funeral, My Trial. From Her to Eternity is the debut album released by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in 1984 Your Funeral My Trial is the fourth album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and was released in 1986 Cave, Lydia Lunch and Lane wrote a Comic book together, entitled A-FIX-E-8, in the style of the old "Pussy Galore"/Russ Meyer movies. Lydia Lunch (born Lydia Koch on June 2, 1959 in Rochester New York) is an American Singer, Poet,
Lane and Cave were a couple until they separated due mostly to her wanting to have children being at odds with his addiction to drugs and functional inability to marry and have a family at the time. He was given a choice by the Government to go to jail or try an anti-drug therapy. He attempted to overcome his drug addiction and was successful. He later said that he was glad about it, for he had brought many friends to heroin abuse and he needed one week to write a song. It is well-known that he took drugs later on, such as LSD and Speed. In an interview for the German Rolling Stone music magazine, he took a break during the interview to conspicuously drop LSD.
After he broke up with Anita, he spent some time with a journalist from Berlin named Elizabeth Recker completing a tour of Australia with her in an R. V. , although they were never considered a couple.
After completing his debut novel And the Ass Saw the Angel, Cave left West Berlin shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall and moved to São Paulo, Brazil, where he met Brazilian journalist Viviane Carneiro. And the Ass Saw the Angel is the first and only novel by the musician and singer Nick Cave, originally published in 1989 by Black Spring Press in the United The Berlin Wall (Berliner Mauer was a physical barrier separating West Berlin from the German Democratic Republic (GDR ( East Germany) including São Paulo ( is the largest city in Brazil, with its metropolitan area ranking among the largest urban areas in the world |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld The two have a son, Luke (b. 1991), but never married. Cave has another son born in 1991, Jethro (named after one of his favourite bands Jethro Tull), who lives with his mother (Beau Lazenby) in Australia. Jethro Tull are a British rock group formed in 1967-1968 Their music is marked by the distinctive vocal style and lead Flute work of front man In 1993, Cave moved back to London, where he and Viviane separated, but his son Luke does live with him some days of the week and some with his mother. Cave calls himself more a father to Luke, than to Jethro.
He also briefly dated P. J. Harvey during the mid '90s, the love affair and their break inspired him to write the album The Boatman's Call. Polly Jean Harvey (born 9 October 1969) is an English Musician and Songwriter. The Boatman's Call is the tenth studio album released by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Cave then met his current partner, British model Susie Bick. A model is a person who is posed or displayed for the purpose of Art, Fashion, or other products and Advertising. They married in 1999, and have twins, Arthur and Earl. 
Cave and Bick lived for some time on a houseboat near Hove. He now lives with his family in Brighton.
Cave performed "Into My Arms" at the televised funeral of Michael Hutchence, but refused to play in front of the cameras. Michael Kelland John Hutchence ( January 22 1960 &ndash November 22 1997) was an Australian Singer-songwriter, most famous He was named godfather of Hutchence's only child, Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily, after the original choice, Bono, refused out of respect for his friend Bob Geldof, who had previously been married to the child's mother, Paula Yates. A godparent, in many denominations of Christianity, is someone who sponsors a child's Baptism. Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof, KBE, known as Bob Geldof (born 5 October 1951, is an Irish singer Paula Elizabeth Yates (24 April 1959- 17 September 2000 was a British Television presenter and Writer, best known for her work on two Iconic
In 1973, Cave met Mick Harvey (guitar), Tracy Pew (bass) and Phill Calvert (drums); fellow students at Caulfield Grammar. The Birthday Party was an Australian Post-punk group active from 1977 to 1983 For the Australian Cricket umpire with the same name see Mick Harvey (umpire Michael John Harvey Tracy Pew (19 December 1957 &ndash 7 November 1986 was an Australian musician best known as the bass player for The Birthday Party. Phill Calvert (b Phillip Calvert 1958 is an Australian rock Drummer and producer best known for his playing in the influential Post-punk band They founded a band with Cave as singer. Their repertoire consisted of proto-punk cover versions of songs by Lou Reed, David Bowie, Alice Cooper, Roxy Music and Alex Harvey, among others. In Popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition ( Performance or Recording) of a previously recorded commercially released Lewis Allan Reed (born March 2 1942 is an American rock Singer-songwriter and Guitarist. David Bowie (ˈboʊiː born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947 is an English Musician, actor producer, and arranger. Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer songwriter and musician whose career spans five Roxy Music is an English Art rock group founded in the early 1970s by art school graduate Bryan Ferry ( vocals and keyboards) This article is about the Scottish rock singer Alex Harvey not to be confused with American songwriter Alex Harvey who wrote for Kenny Rogers, or Canadian In 1977, after leaving school, they adopted the name The Boys Next Door and began playing predominantly original material. Guitarist and songwriter Rowland S. Howard joined the band in 1978. Rowland Stuart Howard (born 1960 is an Australian Rock musician Guitarist and Songwriter, best known for his use of electric guitar Audio feedback
From 1977 until their dissolution in 1984 (by which time they were known as The Birthday Party) the band explored various styles. They were a part of Melbourne's post-punk music scene in the late 1970s, playing hundreds of live shows in Australia before changing their name to the Birthday Party in 1980 and moving to London, then West Berlin. The little bands scene is the name given to the Post punk rock scene which flourished in Melbourne in the late 1970s and 1980s The Birthday Party was an Australian Post-punk group active from 1977 to 1983 London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. West Berlin was the name given to the western part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990 Cave's Australian girlfriend and muse Anita Lane accompanied them to London. The band were notorious for their provocative live performances which featured Cave shrieking, bellowing and throwing himself about the stage, backed up by harsh pounding rock music laced with guitar feedback. Audio Feedback (also known as the Larsen effect after the Danish scientist Søren Larsen who first discovered its principles is a special kind of Feedback
After establishing a cult following in Europe and Australia, The Birthday Party disbanded in 1984. Howard and Cave found it difficult to continue working together and both were rather worn down from alcohol and drug use.
The band with Cave as their leader and frontman has released fourteen studio albums. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band with multinational personnel fronted by Nick Cave. Their most recent album, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! was released on April 8, 2008. Dig Lazarus Dig!!! is the fourteenth studio album by international alternative rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Events 217 - Roman Emperor Caracalla is Assassinated (and succeeded by his Praetorian 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common
Critics Stephen Thomas Erlewine and Steve Huey write, "With the Bad Seeds, Cave continued to explore his obsessions with religion, death, love, America, and violence with a bizarre, sometimes self-consciously eclectic hybrid of blues, gospel, rock, and arty post-punk, although in a more subdued fashion than his work with the Birthday Party". 
In addition to his performances with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Cave has, since the '90s, performed live 'solo' tours with himself on piano/vocals, Warren Ellis on violin/accordion and various others on bass and drums. Grinderman is a Garage rock band formed by Nick Cave (vocals electric guitar organ piano Warren Ellis (electric Bouzouki, Fendocastor Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band with multinational personnel fronted by Nick Cave. Warren Ellis (born 1965 Ballarat, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian Multi-instrumentalist and composer most famous for his work The current trio are Bad Seeds' Martyn P. Casey, Jim Sclavunos and Ellis (nicknamed the Mini-Seeds). Martyn Paul Casey (born 10 July 1960 is an Australian rock Bass guitarist He is best known as a member of The Triffids and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Jim Sclavunos is an American Rock music Drummer, Percussionist and producer. In 2006, this line-up, now including Cave on electric guitar, continued his 'solo' tours performing Bad Seeds material.
In the same year three other Bad Seeds, Mick Harvey, Thomas Wydler and James Johnston, undertook Harvey's first 'solo' tours of Europe and Australia performing material from his own albums. For the Australian Cricket umpire with the same name see Mick Harvey (umpire Michael John Harvey Thomas Wydler (born 9 October 1959, Zurich, Switzerland) is a Swiss musician best known for being a core member of Nick Cave and the Bad James Johnston (born 1966 is a British Musician and Film Actor. Melbourne double bassist Rosie Westbrook completed the quartet. The double bass is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed String instrument used in the modern symphony orchestra.
An album of new material by Cave's 'solo' quartet, now named Grinderman, was released in March 2007. Grinderman is a Garage rock band formed by Nick Cave (vocals electric guitar organ piano Warren Ellis (electric Bouzouki, Fendocastor
Nick Cave 'solo' and Grinderman both played at the All Tomorrow's Parties music festival in April 2007. All Tomorrow's Parties is a Music festival which takes place in England at Camber Sands holiday camp in East Sussex and Butlin's holiday This was Grinderman's first public performance. Bobby Gillespie from Primal Scream accompanied Grinderman on backing vocals and percussion. Bobby Gillespie (born Robert Gillespie 22 June 1962, Glasgow) is a Scottish Musician.
Numerous songs were featured in "Wings of Desire" which also included a cameo appearance. Wings of Desire is a 1987 Film by the German director Wim Wenders.
The song "There is a Light" appears on the 1995 soundtrack for "Batman Forever. See also Batman Forever (score, Batman Forever (soundtrack, Batman Forever (video game, Batman Forever The Arcade Game Batman "
Cave's song "Red Right Hand" has appeared in a number of films and TV shows including: The X-Files; Dumb & Dumber; Scream, its sequels Scream 2 and 3; and Hellboy (performed by Pete Yorn). " Red Right Hand " is a 1994 song and single from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. The X-Files is a Peabody, Golden Globe and Emmy Award -winning American Science fiction television series created by Chris Carter Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American Comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. Scream is a 1996 film directed by Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson. Scream 2 is a 1997 Slasher film, the second part of the ''Scream'' trilogy. Scream 3 ( 2000) is the third installment in the successful Scream trilogy of satirical Horror films The film stars Neve Hellboy is a Fictional character, created by writer-artist Mike Mignola, that first appeared in Comic books published by Dark Horse Comics Peter (Pete Yorn (b July 27, 1974) is an American Singer-songwriter and Guitarist who first gained international recognition when In Scream 3, the song was given a reworking with Cave writing new lyrics and adding an orchestra to the arrangement of the track. Scream 3 ( 2000) is the third installment in the successful Scream trilogy of satirical Horror films The film stars Neve This version appears on The Bad Seeds B-Sides and Rareties album.
The song "People Ain't No Good" was featured in the animated movie Shrek 2, as well as in one of the episodes of the television series The L Word. Shrek 2, released in the United States on 19 May 2004, is the 2004 Academy Award nominated Sequel to the The L Word is a Television Drama series on Showtime that portrays the lives of a group of Lesbian, Bisexual and
The soundtrack for the movie Until the End of the World features a title track "(I'll Love You) Till the End of the World" performed by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Until the End of the World ( Bis ans Ende der Welt) is a 1991 Film by the German film director Wim Wenders; the Screenplay
Nick Cave has also played with Shane MacGowan, in a cover version of Bob Dylan's "Death is Not the End", and Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World". Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957 is a musician and singer best known as the original singer and songwriter of The Pogues. In Popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition ( Performance or Recording) of a previously recorded commercially released Bob Dylan (born Robert Zimmerman, May 24 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American singer-songwriter author poet and painter who has been a major Louis Armstrong (August 4 1901 &ndash July 6 1971 nicknamed Satchmo or Sachimo and Pops, was an American Jazz Trumpeter " What a Wonderful World " is a song by Bob Thiele (using the pseudonym George Douglas and George David Weiss. Cave has also performed "What a Wonderful World" live with The Flaming Lips. The Flaming Lips (formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1983 is an American rock band Cave recorded a cover version of the Pogues song "Rainy Night in Soho", written by MacGowan. In Popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition ( Performance or Recording) of a previously recorded commercially released "Rainy Night in Soho" is a song by The Pogues. Originally included on their Poguetry in Motion EP a different version can be found on an
MacGowan also sings a version of "Lucy", released on B-Sides and Rarities. On May 3rd 2008, during the Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! tour Shane MacGowan joined Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds on stage to perform "Lucy" at Dublin Castle in Ireland. Dig Lazarus Dig!!! is the fourteenth studio album by international alternative rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957 is a musician and singer best known as the original singer and songwriter of The Pogues. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band with multinational personnel fronted by Nick Cave. Pulp's single "Bad Cover Version" includes on its B-side a cover version by Cave of that band's song "Disco 2000". Pulp were an English Alternative rock band formed in Sheffield in 1978 by Jarvis Cocker ( vocals Guitar) " Bad Cover Version " is a song by British rock band Pulp, from their 2001 Album We Love Life.
In 2000, one of Cave's heroes, Johnny Cash, covered Cave's "The Mercy Seat" on the album American III: Solitary Man, seemingly repaying Cave for the compliment he paid by covering Cash's "The Singer" (originally "The Folk Singer") on his Kicking Against the Pricks album. Johnny Cash (born J R Cash; February 26 1932 - September 12 2003 was a Grammy Award -winning American country Singer-songwriter. " The Mercy Seat " is a song written by Nick Cave (lyrics and music and Mick Harvey (music originally performed by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Cave was then invited to be one of many rock and country artists to contribute to the liner notes of the retrospective The Essential Johnny Cash CD, released to coincide with Cash's 70th birthday. Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. The Essential Johnny Cash is a double - Compact disc compilation by Johnny Cash released as part of Sony BMG 's Subsequently, Cave cut a duet with Cash on a version of Hank Williams' "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" for Cash's American IV: The Man Comes Around album (2002). Hank Williams ( September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American Singer-songwriter and Musician who has " I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry " is a song written and recorded by American Country music singer-songwriter Hank Williams in 1949 American IV The Man Comes Around is the fourth album in the American series by Johnny Cash, released in 2002. A similar duet, the American folk song "Cindy", was released posthumously on the "Johnny Cash: Unearthed" boxset. Cave's song "Let the Bells Ring" is a posthumous tribute to Cash. Cave has also covered the song Wanted Man which is best known by Johnny Cash but is in fact a Bob Dylan composition. Johnny Cash (born J R Cash; February 26 1932 - September 12 2003 was a Grammy Award -winning American country Singer-songwriter. Bob Dylan (born Robert Zimmerman, May 24 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American singer-songwriter author poet and painter who has been a major
In 2004, Cave gave a hand to Marianne Faithfull on the album Before The Poison. Marianne Faithfull (born December 29 1946) is an English Singer, Songwriter, actress and Diarist whose He co-wrote and produced three songs ("Crazy Love", "There Is a Ghost" and "Desperanto"), and the Bad Seeds are featured on all of them.
Cave collaborated with the band Current 93 on their album All the Pretty Little Horses, where he sings the title track, a children's sleep song. Current 93 are an eclectic British Experimental music group working since the early 1980s in folk -based musical forms All The Pretty Little Horses The Inmost Light is an album by English band Current 93.
Nick also recorded "Where The Wild Roses Grow" with Kylie Minogue and "Henry Lee" with P. " Where the Wild Roses Grow " is an alternative - rock song written by Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave for Nick Cave and the J. Harvey.
In the 1980s he sang some tracks for the instrumentally based band "Die Haut" from Germany, like "Pleasure is the boss". The drummer of the Bad Seeds, Thomas Wydler, is a member of the group "Die Haut".
Nick as well took part in the "X-Files" compilation CD with some other artists, where he reads parts from the Bible combined with own texts, like "Time Jesum. . . ", he outed himself as a fan of the series some years ago, but since he does not watch much TV, it was one of the only things he watched.
Cave released his first book King Ink, in 1988. It is a collection of lyrics and plays, including collaborations with American enfant terrible Lydia Lunch. L'enfant terrible (Terrible child (also spelled enfant terrible) is a French term for a child who is terrifyingly candid by saying embarrassing things to adults Lydia Lunch (born Lydia Koch on June 2, 1959 in Rochester New York) is an American Singer, Poet,
While he was based in West Berlin, Cave started working on what was to become his debut novel, And the Ass Saw the Angel (1989). West Berlin was the name given to the western part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990 And the Ass Saw the Angel is the first and only novel by the musician and singer Nick Cave, originally published in 1989 by Black Spring Press in the United The year 1989 in literature involved some significant events and new books Significant crossover is evident between the themes in the book and the lyrics Cave wrote in the late stages of the Birthday Party and the early stage of his solo career. A theme, from Old French tesme, is a broad idea in a story or literary work or a message or lesson conveyed by a written text "Swampland", from Mutiny, in particular, uses the same linguistic stylings ('mah' for 'my', for instance) and some of the same themes (the narrator being haunted by the memory of a girl called Lucy, being hunted like an animal, approaching death and execution).
On 21 January 2008 a special edition of Cave's novel And the Ass Saw the Angel was released. Events 1189 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common 
Cave wrote the foreword to a Canongate publication of the Gospel according to Mark, published in the UK in 1998. Canongate Books (often simply Canongate) is a Scottish independent Publishing firm based in Edinburgh; it is named for the Canongate Content Authorship The gospel itself is anonymous but as early as Papias in the early 2nd century a text was attributed to Mark, a cousin The American publication of the same book contains a foreword by a different author.
Cave and Ellis composed scores for a production by the Icelandic theatre company Vesturport of Woyzeck by Georg Büchner, performed at the Barbican Theatre in the Barbican Arts Centre in London in 2005, and a stage adaptation of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis at the Lyric Hammersmith in London in 2006. Woyzeck is a Stage play written by Georg Büchner. He left the work incomplete at his death but it has been variously and posthumously "finished" Karl Georg Büchner ( October 17, 1813 &ndash February 19, 1837) was a German Dramatist and Writer of prose Barbican Centre is the largest Performing arts centre in Europe The Metamorphosis (Die Verwandlung is a Novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915
Cave's music is featured in several of Wim Wenders' movies, including Wings of Desire (in which Cave also appears, in a live performance), Until the End of the World, Faraway, So Close! and Soul of a Man. Ernst Wilhelm ("Wim" Wenders (born August 14, 1945) is a German Film director, Playwright, Author, Wings of Desire is a 1987 Film by the German director Wim Wenders. Until the End of the World ( Bis ans Ende der Welt) is a 1991 Film by the German film director Wim Wenders; the Screenplay Faraway So Close! ( In weiter Ferne so nah!) is a 1993 film by German director Wim Wenders. Other songs of his appeared in a variety of independent and mainstream films including Shrek, Shrek 2, the Scream trilogy, and others. An independent film, or indie film, is a film that is produced outside of the Hollywood Studio system, a series of oligopolistic practices by several Shrek is a 2001 computer-animated American Comedy film, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, and Shrek 2, released in the United States on 19 May 2004, is the 2004 Academy Award nominated Sequel to the Scream is a 1996 film directed by Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson.
Cave has made occasional appearances as an actor, most prominently in Ghosts ... of the Civil Dead (1989) written and directed by John Hillcoat, and in the 1991 film Johnny Suede, with Brad Pitt. Ghosts of the Civil Dead is a 1988 Australian movie directed by John Hillcoat. John Hillcoat is an Australian film writer and director He has repeatedly worked with Nick Cave and also the band Depeche Mode. Johnny Suede is the 1991 film directorial debut of writer-director Tom DiCillo. William Bradley "Brad" Pitt Pitt received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination for his role in the 1995 film Twelve Monkeys
Displaying a continued interest in film, Cave wrote the screenplay for The Proposition, a colonial film set in the Australian Outback. See also Pre-production Screenwriting A screenplay or script is a written plan authored by a Screenwriter, for a Film or Television The Proposition is a 2005 movie directed by John Hillcoat and written by musician Nick Cave. Outback or the Outback refers to remote arid areas of Australia, although the term colloquially can refer to any lands outside of the main Urban areas Directed by John Hillcoat and filmed in Queensland in 2004, it premiered in October 2005 and has since been released worldwide to critical acclaim. Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern corner of the mainland continent The generally ambient soundtrack was recorded by Cave and band member Warren Ellis. Ambient music is a Musical genre in which sound is more important than notes Warren Ellis (born 1965 Ballarat, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian Multi-instrumentalist and composer most famous for his work
At the request of friend Russell Crowe, Cave wrote a script for a proposed sequel to Gladiator, which was rejected by the studio. Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964 is an Academy Award - BAFTA - Golden Globe - and Screen Actors Guild Award -winning New Zealand and Gladiator is a 2000 Epic film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen 
Cave and Hillcoat have plans to make a comedy film set in Britain. Its working title is Death of a Ladies Man, and is based around the bawdy exploits of a travelling salesman.
Cave appeared in the 2005 homage to Leonard Cohen, Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man. Leonard Norman Cohen CC GOQ (born September 21, 1934 in Westmount, Quebec) is a Canadian Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man is a 2005 movie by Lian Lunson about the life and career of Leonard Cohen. Cave performed "I'm Your Man" solo and "Suzanne" with Julie Christensen and Perla Batalla. Perla Batalla (born in Los Angeles California) is a Mexican-American Singer-songwriter. Mr. Cave appears in the 2007 film adaptation of Ron Hansen's novel The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck, he sings a song about "Jesse James" in the end of the movie. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is a 2007 Western Drama film adapted from Ron Hansen 's 1983 novel Cave and Warren Ellis are credited for the film's soundtrack.
Cave has also lent his voice in narrating a short animated film in current production called The Cat Piano which is written and directed by Eddie White of The People’s Republic Of Animation with music by Benjamin Speed. Edward Alexander White (born October 9, 1981) is an Australian writer/director of animation and is co-founder of the The People's Republic Of Animation. The People’s Republic of Animation (PRA is an animation studio based in Adelaide, Australia. Benjamin Peter Speed (born June 27 1979 in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian musician who composes scores for film
The Bad Seeds took part in an advertisement spot for BMW some years ago, which was not shown officially, but only on BMW member gatherings.
"The Road to God knows where" was recently re-published on DVD and show the "Bad Seeds" on tour.