The complete lyrics

19.50

Spanning Nick Cave’s entire career, from his writing for The Birthday Party, through highly acclaimed albums like ‘Murder Ballads’, ‘Henry’s Dream’ and ‘Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!’ up to his latest release, ‘Ghosteen’, this is a must-have book for all fans of the dark, the beautiful and the defiant.

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The complete lyrics from cultural icon and bestselling author Nick Cave, spanning his entire career to date, with a new foreword by Andrew O’Hagan

From Nick Cave’s writing for The Birthday Party, through highly acclaimed albums like Murder Ballads, Henry’s Dream, DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!! and Ghosteen, this is a must-have book for all fans of the dark, the beautiful and the defiant – for all fans of the songs of Nick Cave.

‘The greatest living songwriter’ NME

‘A glowing wire, a mainline to meaning ad feeling and art’ New Yorker

‘Nick Cave is a true lyrical master. He can conjure empathy and hope out of thin air, light out of darkness’ Cillian Murphy

‘His lyrics – so rich in the toils of love, so committed to memory and everlasting presence – are the best-made of his generation’ Andrew O’Hagan

‘A poetic craftsman’ Will Self

‘Alternative rock legend’ Billboard

‘Cave’s genius rings loud and clear’ Evening Standard

Cover art by Aleksandra Waliszewska

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Weight 461 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 3.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

544

Language

English

Edition

New edition

Dewey

782.421660268 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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