Nick Cave

Nick Cave
Aliases
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Nick Cave and the Cavemen
Real name
Nicholas Edward Cave
Born
September 22, 1957
Country
Australia
IPI
00067877617
00165379150
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Cave gained his first merits as the singer in The Boys Next Door, a students band turning The Birthday Party. After the latter's disbanding, Cave started The Bad Seeds with three Birthday Party members, soon joined by Blixa Bargeld, and Mick Harvey as a band 'anchor man'. The act enjoyed an increasing cult status and had their international break-through with "Where the Wild Roses Grow", a vocal duet by Cave and Kylie Minogue.
Besides his band work, Cave has been an avid soundtrack composer, partly with Harvey and Bargeld and partly with Warren Ellis. He contributes to many musical projects in various artist constellations and is also known as an author of books and a movie scripts co-writer.
Member of
The Birthday Party Lead singer
The Bootleggers
Related
Mick Harvey The Bad Seeds: Guitar, bass, drums and central band man; Soundtracks co-composer with Cave and Bargeld (1983 - 2009)
Thomas Wydler The Bad Seeds: Drums (1986-...)
Blixa Bargeld The Bad Seeds: Guitar (1984-2002)
Jim Sclavunos The Bad Seeds: Percussions, drums (1997-...)
Barry Adamson The Bad Seeds: Bass (1984-1986; occasionally since 2011)
Roland Wolf The Bad Seeds: Piano, organ (1989-1990)
Martyn P. Casey The Bad Seeds: Bass (1990-...)
Conway Savage The Bad Seeds: Piano (1990-...)
Kid Congo Powers The Bad Seeds: Guitar (1988-1990)
Warren Ellis The Bad Seeds: Violin, Mandolin (1997-...); Soundtrack co-composer
Hugo Race The Bad Seeds: Guitar (1983-1984)
Anita Lane The Bad Seeds: Background vocals (1983-1984); Girlfriend (1977-1987)
Martyn Casey Bass in The Bad Seeds (since 1990)
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