NICK CAVE & WARREN ELLIS Carnage CD

NICK CAVE & WARREN ELLIS Carnage CD

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RELEASE DATE JUNE 18 2021

CD + 24 PAGE BOOKLET

Carnage is a new album by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, recorded over a period of weeks during lockdown.

Although the pair have composed & recorded many soundtracks together, and Ellis is a long-term member of The Bad Seeds, this is the first time they have released an entire album of songs as a duo.

Cave describes the album as "a brutal but very beautiful record nested in a communal catastrophe."

"Making Carnage was an accelerated process of intense creativity," says Ellis, "the eight songs were there in one form or another within the first two and a half days."

Cave & Ellis' sonic and lyrical adventurism continues apace on Carnage, an album that emerged almost by accident out of the downtime created by the long, anxious, global emergency.

Carnage is a record for these uncertain times - one shot through with moments of distilled beauty and that resonates with an almost defiant sense of hope.

  

 

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TRACKLISTING:

Hand of God

Old Time

Carnage

White Elephant

Albuquerque

Lavender Fields

Shattered Ground

Balcony Man