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Nick Cave has been performing music for more than thirty years as the lead singer of The Birthday Party, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and Grinderman. He is also an acclaimed film score composer, screenplay writer, novelist and occasional actor. His first novel, And the Ass Saw the Angel, was published in 1989, The Death of Bunny Munro (2009) and The Sick Bag Song in 2015.

Cave wrote the screenplay for the John Hillcoat directed The Proposition (2005) and again took on the screenplay adaptation role for Hillcoat's Lawless (2012).

Together with Warren Ellis, Cave has composed and recorded soundtracks for The Proposition (2005), Andrew Dominik's The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2006), John Hillcoat's The Road (2009) & Lawless (2012), and multiple documentaries including ‘The English Surgeon’ (2007), ‘The Girls Of Phnom Penh’ (2009), West of Memphis (2013) & Loin Des Hommes (2015)

The universally acclaimed Push the Sky Away (2013), the fifteenth studio album from Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, charted top ten in 19 countries, including 7 at number 1. The album reached #29 in Billboard’s top 200 and was #1 in CMJ's top 200.
Written by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis the album was awarded the prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award.

Recent film 20,000 Days on Earth (2014) portrays a fictionalized 24 hours in the life of Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the genre-defying film examines what makes us who we are, and celebrates the transformative power of the creative spirit. The film made its World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival, where it was awarded “Best Directing” and “Best Editing” Awards in the World Cinema Documentary category, and was nominated for a BAFTA. The debut directorial feature film of visual artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, the film is set to an original score by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

Nick Cave continues to record and tour with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and is involved in an ever-increasing variety of music, literary, film and theatre projects.

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