Dear Joe, You can expect a new album next week. Nick Cave is releasing the new album next week.

On September 23th, the frontman of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds has announced the release of band’s new album next week. It’s called Ghosteen.

A fan asked Nick in his personal blog and musician answered.

Dear Joe, You can expect a new album next week.

It is called Ghosteen.

It is a double album.

Part 1 comprises of eight songs.  

The Spinning Song

Bright Horses

Waiting For You

Night Raid

Sun Forest

Galleon Ship

Ghosteen Speaks


Part 2 consists of two long songs, linked by a spoken word piece.




The songs on the first album are the children.

The songs on the second album are their parents.

Ghosteen is a migrating spirit.

Love, Nick

This is the first album in which the permanent keyboard player of the group, Conway Savage, who joined the band in 1990, didn’t participate in the recording. Savage was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2017, and he died in September 2018, at the age of 58.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian post-punk band fomed in 1983 in Melbourne by multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey, Nick Cave and guitarist Blix Bargeld. In 2016, Mark Deming, from the AllMusic portal, called Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds “one of the most original and celebrated bands of the post-punk and alternative rock eras in the ’80s and onward”

All thanks to their «brutal blues and gothic nightmares» .

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