I think Lazarus and Sky had a lot of good songs, just mibbe not like the albums before then. When Mick Harvey left, for me
they were never the same, especially when Warren Ellis came more and more to the fore. Obviously the terrible tragedy around
Nick at this time blew a massive personal black hole into his life. His eventual recognition of it as a ground zero moment no doubt
re-shaped a lot of things in his life, from then on. Including, I'd imagine, his song writing.
Who knows? I've been a subscriber to his Red Right Hand emails since the start and he has continued to be a dignified inspiration to a
lot of people, regarding many things, including loss, mental health issues, bereavement, big stuff like that. Nick Cave, today,
is now more than just relevant, it's just, I dig the old tunes better.
Common problem, round these parts, I've heard