Classic Line Up

Nick Cave vocals & keyboards, Mick Harvey guitar, bass, keyboards & vocals, Blixa Bargeld guitar & vocals, Conway Savage keyboards & vocals, Martyn P. Casey bass, Thomas Wydler drums & percussion

Quick Quote

Nick Cave: People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.


From Her To Eternity (1984) - The Birthday Party minus the guitar and bass player one.
The Firstborn Is Dead (1985) - The serious one.
Kicking Against The Pricks (1986) - The covers album.
Your Funeral... My Trial (1986) - The starts to write proper songs one.
Tender Prey (1988) - The dark one.
The Good Son (1990) - The romantic one.
Henry's Dream (1992) - The contains his best ever single, 'Straight To You' album.
Let Love In (1994) - The fans favourite one.
Murder Ballads (1996) - The released in the middle of britpop and sold copies one.
The Boatman's Call (1997) - The beautiful one.
No More Shall We Part (2001) - The slightly less beautiful one.
Nocturama (2003) - The back to basics album.
Abattoir Blues - The Lyre Of Orpheus (2004) - The wonderful one.
Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! (2008) - The noisy album.
Push The Sky Away (2013) - The not quite sure musically album.

Biggest Album Commercially

It's been difficult to impossible to find actual sales data for Nick Cave, but his latest (to date) 'Push The Sky Away' has certainly been his highest charting album, both in the UK and the US.

Best Album Critically

'Let Love In' seems to get the nod here on and is also many a fans favourite.

Biggest Selling Single

'Where The Wild Roses Grow' - this duet with fellow Australian songstress and diva Kylie Minogue reached top ten in many territories, shipping over 250,000 copies in Germany alone.

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Further Reading

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