Henry's Dream (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 373 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,181.
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Favorite Tracks:Brother My Cup Is Empty
We are in 1992 when "Henry's Dream" - Nick Cave's seventh album - is born. Two years after "The Good Son", on which the Australian singer seemed soothed and in love, "Henry's Dream" arrives as its exact opposite: violent, visceral, black and particularly Rock 'n' Roll. Nick Cave is for me one of the best artists of all time. Henry's Dream is one of the few Bad Seeds albums that divide so much. The band itself rejects it - clearly showing their disagreement with a production they do not take and even remix a part of it - while the fans love it. Remains a major disc in the discography of the group, marking by its titles and the atmosphere that emerges. Personally, this album is one of my favorite Bad Seeds. Obviously this is not their absolute masterpiece such as "The Boatman's Call", "Blues Slaughterhouse / The Lyre of Orpheus", "Dig, Lazarus, Dig !!!" or "The Good Son". But this album will remain forever in the history of music and in the heart of the Bad Seeds fan.
Best track: "Straight To You"
Henry's dream, was a return to the darker side of life after the meditative, the good son. Cave is obviously having a lot of fun telling these stories, and there are some fantastic songs here. Opener, papa won't leave you,Henry, is excellent, it has a kind of mexican/wild west sound to it, it reminds me of Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns. Other highlights are, straight to you, my favourite track here, and one of the more lighter moments. Then there's, brother,my cup is empty, and, when I first came to town. Henry's dream, is another essential Nick Cave album. Brilliant.
Despite Cave and company's thoughts that this album's sound was too tampered with post-recording, I find it to be one of his most fun, rocking albums. "Straight to You" is arguably his best song ever.
Favorite tracks: "Straight to You", "Jack the Ripper", "Papa Won't Leave You, Henry"
And everyone joined in for a drunken sing-a-long at the biker bar.