“Sunforest” (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)

[Verse 1] I lay in the forest amongst the butterflies and the fireflies And the burning horses and the flaming trees As a spiral of children climb up to the sun Waving goodbye to you and goodbye to me As the past pulls away and the future begins I say goodbye to all that as the future rolls in…

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HUMAN’s Musics – A film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand / Composed by Armand Amar

“MANIACS OF PROCREATION, bipeds with devalued faces, we have lost all appeal for each other. And it is only on a half-deserted earth, peopled at most by a few thousand inhabitants, that our physiognomies might recover their ancient glamour. The multiplication of our kind borders on the obscene; the duty to love them, on the…

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I came to discover this beautifully sad song by Brian Eno by watching an Italian film, La stanza del figlio (“The son’s room”), from director Nanni Moretti, by the way, also a beautifully sad film, downright devastating, about the tragic loss of a son, and his empty room in the house; about coping with loss, […]

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All hail the singer, all sing the song, the hymn… to love. The room is cold and has been like this for several months. If I close my eyes I can visualise everything in it right down Right down to the broken handle on the third drawer down of the dressing table. And the world […]

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“Teachers” (Leonard Cohen)

I met a woman long ago Her hair the black that black can go Are you a teacher of the heart? Soft she answered no I met a girl across the sea Her hair the gold that gold can be Are you a teacher of the heart? Yes, but not for thee I met a…

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“Ghosteen” (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)

[Verse 1] This world is beautiful Held within its stars I keep it in my heart The stars are your eyes I loved them right from the start A world so beautiful And I keep it in my heart [Bridge] A ghosteen dances in my hand Slowly twirling, twirling all around A glowing circle in my hand Dancing, dancing,…

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“Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Ghosteen review – a heavenly haunting” (Kitty Empire)

The Guardian, 5 Oct 2019 In the first album wholly written since the death of his son, Cave reaches an extraordinary, sad and beautiful artistic evolution WHAT IS the worst that can happen? And what happens after the worst does? Nick Cave, leader of the Bad Seeds, his band of over 30 years, has had…

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