Dublin Theatre Festival


Nick Cave

After the break up of his band The Birthday Party in 1982, Nick Cave formed Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds who released their debut album From Her To Eternity in 1984. The band have gone on to release nine further studio albums and are one of the most critically acclaimed acts working today. Nick Cave has worked across the creative arts; his output includes duets with Kylie Minogue, Shane MacGowan, Chris Bailey and PJ Harvey. He has written music for films and plays, written a novel, 'And The Ass Saw The Angel', and 'King Ink', a collection of lyrics and plays. In addition, Nick Cave composed music for, co-wrote and acted in the film 'Ghosts... of the Civil Dead' as well as starred in the 1991 film, 'Johnny Suede' with Brad Pitt. Nick Cave's influence is wide, artists as legendary and as diverse as Johnny Cash and Metallica have covered his songs. Recently, Nick Cave wrote the screenplay for 'The Proposition' directed by John Hillcoat starring Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, John Hurt, David Wenham and Emily Watson, which was released in 2006 to wide critical acclaim. Currently in the studio, Cave plans a Solo band tour in the autumn.


Came So Far For Beauty - An Evening of Leonard Cohen Songs


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