Nick Cave Quotes and Comments
Inspirational Quotes by the Australian born singer
and song writer Nick Cave
born Nicholas Edward Cave - Australia - Sept22,
1957 / Lives Europe
Popular Nick Cave albums (Nick Cave and the Bad
Seeds) include "The Boatman's Call", "The
Good Son", "Let Love In" & "Murder
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+ I don't go into the writing process with any
idea of what's going to come out and I don't have
much control over what does. In a way, I never
really expect them to see the light of day or
certainly to ever get recorded. I certainly don't
sit down to write lyrics with any desire to reveal
anything. It's not what I'm trying to do.
+ It's watching ##cking TV constantly that makes
+ I write a lot.. and very often I write a couple
of lines that are particularly revealing in some
kind of way. And then as a few more lines get
added and a piece gets added, eventually the song
pretty much takes over and you can't really find
a way to change those things.
+ There are no voices in the back of my mind saying
"You really could have done this better".
+ What always happens with The Bad Seeds, once
we get hold of an idea we really run with it.
We kind of ran with this beyond reason, in a way.
It's a monstrous thing in the end, and in my view
quite unlistenable, but at the same time I guess
it's kind of a nice record to have. (talking of
the Murder Ballads album).
+ We wanted to create a music that was raw and
driving and supercharged using the gospel singers
to add a lightness and levity to the whole thing.