Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Nocturama
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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - NocturamaWith his penchant for romantic gloom, Cave has often drawn comparisons to Leonard Cohen. But where the Aussie goth balladeer differs from Canada’s poetic prince of darkness is in his deep obsession with death. Cave even recorded an entire collection of death-related tunes with PJ Harvey on 1996’s Murder Ballads. His latest leans more toward love, on elegiac songs of desire like the piano-laced “He Wants You.” But for diehard Caveaholics, it does include the raucous, demented “Dead Man in My Bed.”



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