Hollywood – NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS

τῷ ὄντι ἄρα, ἔφη, ὦ Σιμμία, οἱ ὀρθῶς φιλοσοφοῦντες ἀποθνῄσκειν μελετῶσι [In truth, those who practice philosophy correctly practice dying] (PLATO, Phaedo) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfDx09Ko8G4 The fires continued through the nightThe kid with a bat face appeared at theWindow then disappeared into the headlightsI was halfway to the pacific coastI had left you in your longing and … Continuar lendo Hollywood – NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS

Ghosteen Speaks / Ghosteen – NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS

A heavenly masterpiece, music inspired by angels, made for angels. A musical angelology of sorts, the quintessence of creative mourning — musical palingenesis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DQT_R2VMJQ I am beside youI am beside youI am beside youI am beside youLook for meLook for meI am beside youLook for meI try to forgetTo rememberThat nothing is somethingWhere something is … Continuar lendo Ghosteen Speaks / Ghosteen – NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS

Waiting For You / Sun Forest – NICK CAVE & THE BAD THE SEEDS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0vQTzYe9Lk All through the night we drove and the wind caught her hairAnd we parked on the beach in the cool evening airWell, sometimes it's better not to say anything at allYour body is an anchor, never asked to be freeJust want to stay in the business of making you happyWell I'm just waiting for … Continuar lendo Waiting For You / Sun Forest – NICK CAVE & THE BAD THE SEEDS

Nick Cave’s ‘Ghosteen’ (2019): Palingenesis, musical angelology, and the good seeds of mustard

In honorem María Liliana Herrera Alzate (1960-2019) I used to appreciate Nick Cave's music, but when I first listened to his last album, Ghosteen (2019), I immediately became a worshipping fan, a Caveman of sorts. Ghosteen is one of the most beautiful things I've ever come across. Important detail: it's the first album released by … Continuar lendo Nick Cave’s ‘Ghosteen’ (2019): Palingenesis, musical angelology, and the good seeds of mustard

Bright Horses – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfKYImFP_Pw [Verse 1] The bright horses have broken free from the fields They are horses of love, their manes full of fire They are parting the cities, those bright, burning horses And everyone is hiding, and no one makes a sound And I'm by your side, and I'm holding your hand Bright horses of wonder springing from your burning … Continuar lendo Bright Horses – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds