Fact: Rocker Nick Cave has teamed up with designers at Australian skateboarding company Fast Times to create his own limited edition board. The artwork was provided by top U.S. artist Chuck Sperry and features lyrics from Cave's Abbatoir Blues song Nature Boy.
Quote: "I don't like cameras, full stop. They are the f**king bane of my existence and everybody has one. I do a concert these days and I'm singing into a bank of iPhones." Rocker Nick Cave is not a fan of cameras.
Fact: Pop star Kylie Minogue joined rocker Nick Cave onstage in London on Sunday night (03Nov13) for a live performance of their 1996 duet Where The Wild Roses Grow. The gig at the city's Koko venue was filmed for Cave's upcoming documentary, 20,000 Days on Earth, which also features Minogue
Quote: "I have talked to her about this: 'You'll get immortalised, you'll be in songs. But you've got to understand that anything vaguely interesting that happens between us will end up mashed into some sort of song.'" Singer/songwriter Nick Cave uses his wife Suzie Bick as his muse.
Quote: "We have a kind of pact. She knows that she'll be immortalised in song, as long as I'm allowed to put every sacred moment that we have through the grinding mill of my imagination." Rocker Nick Cave's wife Susie is his songwriting muse.
Fact: Tough guy actor Ray Winstone is showing off his vulnerable side in the video for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' new single Jubilee Street - as a hooker's favourite client. The Sweeney star appears in various states of undress in the John Hillcoat-directed promo, in which he lies on the floor and kisses the naked prostitute's feet in one scene.
Fact: Rockers The Flaming Lips have teamed up with pals like Yoko Ono, Nick Cave and KE$HA to record a special new album for next month's (Apr12) Record Store Day. The band's collaborations will feature on The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends. Coldplay's Chris Martin, Erykah Badu, Jim James and Bon Iver also hit the studio with Wayne Coyne's band to record tracks for the album.
Quote: "There’s a particular video for Spinning Around that captured the minds of all Britain for a year. Kylie’s hot pants were all the tabloids could talk about. I think she has to take a certain responsibility for this novel, by wearing those hot pants." Rocker Nick Cave found inspiration for his new novel The Death of Bunny Munro in an unlikely place.
Fact: Rocker Nick Cave has written a batch of new songs for a New York production of GEORG BUCHNER's play WOYZECK.
Fact: Nick Cave AND THE BAD SEEDS are set to release a book detailing the creation of their latest album DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!!. It will hit shops later this month (Jul08).
Quote: "Kylie Minogue is the greatest thing that has happened to Australian music. Before her the world didn't have a f**king clue about our music, nor any interest in it. Kylie has more greatness in her little fingernail than every f**king Aussie indie band put together." Nick Cave has high praise for his WHERE THE WILD ROSES GROW duet partner.
Quote: "There's some people at the moment, you can see them dying before your eyes. And it's not the f**king drugs. They're being destroyed by the murderous tabloid attention." Nick Cave feels sorry for female celebrities.
Quote: "There's only a certain amount of songs you can write about p**sy, murder and God. I still have a few left in me." Rocker Nick Cave has no plans to retire just yet.
Quote: "In many ways my piano had started to feel like a disillusioned housewife - serviceable, but would yawn when I played it." Rocker Nick Cave explains his decision to learn the guitar for new band Grinderman.
Quote: "There are really no band names left. It's very hard to find a band name. Grinderman is a long and tedious story. But maybe I'll tell it." Nick Cave keeps quiet about the origin of his new band's name.
Fact: A Gibson Les Paul guitar signed by a glittering array of rockers including David Gilmour, Nick Cave, Jon Bon Jovi, Brian May and SIR Elton John sold for GBP1,950 ($3,800) on auction website eBay.co.uk yesterday (09DEC06). Proceeds from the sale will benefit the War Child Charity.
Quote: "It's the only thing on my face that seems to be flourishing these days." Nick Cave on his new Mexican-style moustache.
Quote: "I've written an English seaside sex romp. It's funny, but it's really sad at the same time - it's a weepie." Goth godfather Nick Cave follows-up his THE PROPOSITION screenwriting debut with another film project.
Fact: <p>Torch singer Nick Cave has written the screenplay for The Proposition, set in his native Australia in 1880. The gloomy rocker and poet is also working on a treatment for a possible GLADIATOR sequel. </p>