Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus (studio album) by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
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The best album by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds is The Boatman's Call which is ranked number 383 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,112.
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- Hiding All Away
- There She Goes, My Beautiful World
- The Lyre of Orpheus
- Babe, You Turn Me On
- O Children
The good thing when releasing such a long album is that you have room to try new things, but also include some of your typical stuff, so that in the end there is something for everyone.
One of his best, consistently strong
Favorite Tracks:Cannibal's Hymn, There She Goes My Beautiful World, Nature Boy, Abattoir Blues, Let The Bells Ring, The Fable Of The Brown Ape, Breathless, Babe You Turn Me On
A sprawling diverse intimate expansive tour de force
Beatiful album. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds are a little more folky on this one.
The Lyre Of Orpheus is definitely much stronger, every song is great, but Abattoir Blues has some friggin great songs like Get Ready For Love, There She Goes My Beautiful World, Nature Boy and Hiding All Away. As a big fan of Nick, I'd certainly say this is another one of his fantastic records, but not his 3rd best. Probably not top 5 either, but he still managed to continue his "incredible albums streak". What a musician.
Definitely Nick Cave's best album. Chock full of brilliant songs. Somewhat inconsistent as most double albums are - would have made a killer single album. Here's my imaginary track-listing:
1) Nature Boy
2) There She Goes
3) Abattoir Blues
4) Let the Bells Ring
5) Messiah Ward
7) Easy Money
9) Carry Me
10) O Children
So very very much to discover here on Genius double.
Strangely both albums start of poor but ends fantaboubus.
Favorite Tracks: There She Goes, My Beautiful World, Abattoir Blues & Nature Boy
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