Nick Cave: Ghosteen (New Double Album)

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Wild Frank, Sep 23, 2019.

  1. Wild Frank

    Wild Frank Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    The below is taken from Nick's Red Right Hand Files this morning. So excited with this as his last two albums have been stunning. For me he is the greatest artist working today (in music)

    Dear Joe,

    You can expect a new album next week.

    It is called Ghosteen.

    It is a double album.

    Part 1 comprises of eight songs.

    The Spinning Song
    Bright Horses
    Waiting For You
    Night Raid
    Sun Forest
    Galleon Ship
    Ghosteen Speaks
    Leviathan

    Part 2 consists of two long songs, linked by a spoken word piece.

    Ghosteen
    Fireflies
    Hollywood

    The songs on the first album are the children.

    The songs on the second album are their parents.

    Ghosteen is a migrating spirit.

    Love, Nick
     
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  2. Phil Tate

    Phil Tate Forum Resident

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    Just got the email too - what a wonderful surprise!
     
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  3. SammyJoe

    SammyJoe Up The Irons!

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    Today I got email from Nick Cave's Red Hand Files (it's website and free email list subscription where fans can ask anything from Nick) and it had this message:

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    You can expect a new album next week.

    It is called Ghosteen.

    It is a double album.

    Part 1 comprises of eight songs.

    The Spinning Song
    Bright Horses
    Waiting For You
    Night Raid
    Sun Forest
    Galleon Ship
    Ghosteen Speaks
    Leviathan

    Part 2 consists of two long songs, linked by a spoken word piece.

    Ghosteen
    Fireflies
    Hollywood

    The songs on the first album are the children.

    The songs on the second album are their parents.

    Ghosteen is a migrating spirit.

    Love, Nick


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    Interested as always because any new music from Nick Cave (be it with The Bad Seeds, him just solo or some soundtrack-stuff with Warren) is always welcome and Im definitely looking forward to this one.
    Yep, this monday got a lot better with these pleasant news and now can look forward to hearing new material from one of my absolute favorite artists/bands.
    Honestly, I was a bit sceptical and thought this was just some little joke when I saw the album-cover, but as it's been mentioned on plenty of news-sites and music-sites, then it's must be real thing.


    The Red Hand Files - You can ask me anything. There will be no moderator. This will be between you and me. Let's see what happens. Much love, Nick
     
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2019
  4. octophone

    octophone fit and working again

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    Well, Part 2 could go either way but I'll certainly give it a go.
     
  5. Ian Roberts

    Ian Roberts Forum Resident

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    Looking forward to it ⚒
     
  6. mr_spenalzo

    mr_spenalzo Forum Resident

    Monday just got a lot better... awesome news!
     
  7. TerpStation

    TerpStation "Music's not for everyone."

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    The last double he put out was a masterpiece...he is on quite a roll right now....can't wait to hear the new entry.
     
  8. steviebee

    steviebee Forum Resident

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    :righton: Thanks for this @SammyJoe

    I'll keep an ear out for this. Could well be a must buy...
     
  9. Sordel

    Sordel Forum Resident

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    I'm not a big fan of shadow drops ... on the other hand, I am a big fan of Nick Cave, so I'm in.
     
  10. Favre508

    Favre508 Forum Resident

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    Yes!! So ready for a new Nick Cave album.
     
  11. lucan_g

    lucan_g Forum Resident

    Wow!!

    Now I’m excited.
     
  12. lordfalconer

    lordfalconer Forum Resident

    I’m really hoping there’ll be a return to a more melodic song writing style after the sparser arrangements of Push the Sky Away & Skeleton Tree.
    I think Warren is immensely talented but could do with less of Nick waxing lyrical over sparse loops/soundscapes personally. Here’s hoping.
     
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  13. twicks

    twicks Forum Resident

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    Yes. I still consider Lyre Of Orpheus/Abattoir Blues his high point.
     
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  14. SJP

    SJP Forum Resident

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    Nick Cave hasn't really come across as being a particularly cheerful songwriter but my first impression note-unheard is that Ghosteen may be a journey deeper into tragedy.
     
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  15. Turbo2k

    Turbo2k Forum Resident

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    Exciting news!
     
  16. vertigone

    vertigone Forum Resident

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    Wow, I just saw his “Conversation With...” show on Saturday and he completely dodged a question about a new album. I took it to mean no time soon, glad it’s just that he didn’t want to spoil this Monday morning surprise.
     
  17. pghmusiclover

    pghmusiclover Forum Resident

    So is this a digital-only release? Has anyone seen a pre-order anywhere?
     
  18. Justin Brooks

    Justin Brooks Forum Resident

    i'd imagine it's digital to start with with CD and vinyl coming later.
     
  19. Fletch

    Fletch Forum Resident

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    I’m seeing him tonight. I guess he can’t dodge that question now.
     
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  20. folon

    folon Forum Resident

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    The most beautiful cover that I've seen in a long time!
     
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  21. GlassPepper

    GlassPepper I can't get no

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    Such beautiful cover art :tiphat:
     
  22. conjotter

    conjotter Forum Resident

    One of the few artists where I will buy the album without hearing the music first.

    Nick’s a treasure.
     
  23. Wild Frank

    Wild Frank Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Will be interesting to see if he stays in the style of the two most recent releases (which are staggeringly good) or goes in a new direction. The two long songs with a spoken word piece in the middle are certainly intriguing.
     
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  24. SammyJoe

    SammyJoe Up The Irons!

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    Wild Frank Forum Resident Thread Starter

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