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A widely acclaimed biography of one of rock's most compelling, uncompromising and influential singer-songwriters, Ian Johnston's BAD SEED offers a superb overview of Nick Cave's career to date. Through Cave's fronting of the incendiary bands The Birthday Party and The Bad Seeds, producing music of unfettered expression and explosive intensity, to his creative collaborations outside of the rock industry in film and literature, BAD SEED illustrates a life lived in barely controlled chaos: and unravels the motivation and unique appeal of a reluctant icon whose songs, according to the Rolling Stones, possess "the authority of the most primal kind of myth."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780349107783
ISBN-10: 0349107785
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 134mm x 24mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 3-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ian Johnston

As a freelance writer, Ian Johnston has contributed numerous articles on film and music to various publications. He has also worked on several music videos. His book on the career of the The Cramps was described as "one of the best and most diligently researched music books of all time."