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Push the Sky Away – new album from Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push the Sky Away

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
PUSH THE SKY AWAY 18th FEBRUARY 2013

“Well, if I were to use that threadbare metaphor of albums being like children, then Push The Sky Away is the ghost-baby in the incubator and Warren’s loops are its tiny, trembling heart-beat.”
Nick Cave

At the heart of Push the Sky Away is a naturalism and warmth that makes it the most subtly beautiful of all the Bad Seeds albums. The contemporary settings of myths, and the cultural references that have time-stamped Nick’s songs of the twenty-first century mist lightly through details drawn from the life he observed around his seaside home, through the tall windows on the album’s mysterious and ambiguous cover. Read more...

First listen: Beth Orton – Sugaring Season

Beth Orton - Sugaring Season

Have a first listen to Sugaring Season here:

Beth Orton made her name by setting her lovely folk-music musings to modern beats in a genre inevitably dubbed “folktronica.” But Orton’s sixth album, Sugaring Season — out Oct. 2, it’s produced with characteristic delicacy by Tucker Martine — eschews… Read more...