The Complete Lyrics: 1978-2022


The Complete Lyrics: 1978-2022 | 9780241990155 | Nick Cave

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:03/11/2022 by Penguin Books Ltd


The complete collection of Nick Cave lyrics spanning his entire career to date, 1978-2022, 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

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