Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

(London September 1983 - now)

Discography (I)

Discography (II)
(Guest appearances, Compilations & Unofficial releases)


Discography: a chronological overview of all record releases,including guest appearances. 
Official and unauthorized recordings of the Australian band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Nick Cave's solo activities are also included. 
Compilations with non-exclusive tracks are not listed.
For the moment only the early years (Sep/1983 - Sep/1991) are covered.
-Information in grey italics is uncertain-

Regular releases

FROM HER TO ETERNITY - ALBUM (21-May-84)

From Her To Eternity LP-front FROM HER TO ETERNITY (LP)

Tracklist: Avalanche/ Cabin Fever!/ Well Of Misery/ From Her To Eternity// Saint Huck/ Wings Off Flies/ A Box For Black Paul

Recording info: Side 1 recorded @ Trident Studios, London Feb/Mar-84. Side 2 recorded @ The Garden Studios, Shoreditch-London between 20-Sep-83 and Oct-83. Engineered by Flood.

  • Mute Records -STUMM 17 (UK,21-May-84)
    Initial copies came with a poster.
  • Mute International -INT 146.811 (GE,1984)
  • Mute/Possum Records (AU,1984)
  • Powderworks Records -POW6080 (NZ,1984)
  • Warner/Pio -P13040 (JP,198?)
  • Alfa Records -ALCB-623 (JP,198?)

From Her To Eternity LP-back

FROM HER TO ETERNITY (CD)

Tracklist: Avalanche/ Cabin Fever!/ Well Of Misery/ From Her To Eternity/ In The Ghetto/ The Moon Is In The Gutter/ Saint Huck/ Wings Off Flies/ A Box For Black Paul/ From Her To Eternity (film version)

Recording info: Tracks 1-6: recorded @ Trident Studios, London Feb/Mar-84. Tracks 7-9: recorded @ The Garden Studios, Shoreditch-London between 20-Sep-83 and Oct-83. Engineered by Flood. Track 10: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin in February 1987. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: Includes as extra tracks the "In The Ghetto/ The Moon Is In The Gutter" 7" and "From Her To Eternity" (as used in Wim Wenders' "Der Himmel Ueber Berlin"/"Wings Of Desire" film).

  • Mute Records -CD STUMM 17 (UK,1988)
  • Mute International -INT 846.811 (GE,1988)
  • Mute/PIAS -391-17029 (BENELUX,1988)
  • Mute/Vogue (FR,1988)
  • Mushroom Records -MUSH32260.2 (AU,1988)
  • Liberation Records -30441 (AU,1990)
  • Pony Canyon -PCCY-00915 (JP,1990)
  • Paradoxx -13091141 (BR)
  • Restless/Mute -71435 (US,1990)
  • Cleopatra/Deadline Records (US,1990)
  • Mute/Elektra -61720-2 (US,11-Oct-94)

From Her To Eternity CD-back

IN THE GHETTO - SINGLE (18-Jun-84)

In The Ghetto 7inch-front IN THE GHETTO (7")

Tracklist: In The Ghetto/ The Moon Is In The Gutter

Recording info: Recorded @ Trident Studios, London Feb/Mar-84. Engineered by Flood.

  • Mute Records -MUTE 32 (UK,18-Jun-84)
  • Mute/Vogue -VG108 101964 (FR,Jun-84)
  • Powderworks Records -POW0220 (NZ,1984)

In The Ghetto 7inch-back

THE FIRSTBORN IS DEAD - ALBUM (Early Jun-85)

The Firstbron Is Dead LP-front THE FIRSTBORN IS DEAD (LP)

Tracklist: Tupelo/ Say Goodbye To The Little Girl Tree/ Train Long-Suffering/ Black Crow King// Knockin' On Joe/ Wanted Man/ Blind Lemon Jefferson

Recording info: Recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 25-Nov-84 and December 1984. Engineered by Flood.

  • Mute Records -STUMM 21 (UK,Early Jun-85)
  • Mute/Vogue -54012 (FR,1985)
  • Mute International -INT 146.816 (GE,1985)
  • Mute/Possum Records (AU,1985)
  • Homestead -HMS026 (US,Dec-85)
  • Mute Records -P13110 (JP,1985)
  • Alfa Records -ALCB-624 (JP)

The Firstbron Is Dead LP-back

THE FIRSTBORN IS DEAD (CD)

Tracklist: Tupelo/ Say Goodbye To The Little Girl Tree/ Train Long-Suffering/ Black Crow King/ Knockin' On Joe/ Wanted Man/ Blind Lemon Jefferson/ The Six Strings That Drew Blood/ Tupelo (single version)

Recording info: Tracks 1-7 & 9: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 25-Nov-84 and December 1984. Track 8: recorded @ Trident Studios, Stepney-London around 23-Mar-85. Engineered by Flood.

Note: Includes as extra tracks the "Tupelo"/"The Six Strings That Drew Blood" 7".

  • Mute Records -CD STUMM 21 (UK,1988)
  • Mute International -INT 846.816 (GE,1988)
  • Mute/PIAS -391-21029 (BENELUX,1988)
  • Mushroom Records -MUSH32261.2 (AU,1988)
  • Liberation Records -30442 (AU,1990)
  • Pony Canyon -PCCY-00916 (JP,1990)
  • Warner/Pioneer -P 13110(JP,199?) Promo
  • Homestead -HMS026-2 (US,1990)
    Tracks from "Tupelo" EP are included.
  • Mute/Elektra -61718-2 (US,11-Oct-94)

The Firstbron Is Dead CD-back

TUPELO - SINGLE (29-Jul-85)

Tupelo 7inch-front TUPELO (7")

Tracklist: Tupelo (single version)/ The Six Strings That Drew Blood

Recording info: Side 1: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 25-Nov-84 and December 1984. Side 2: recorded @ Trident Studios, Stepney-London around 23-Mar-85. Engineered by Flood.

  • Mute Records -MUTE 38 (UK,29-Jul-85)
  • Mute/Possum Records -Mute1569 (AU,1985)

Tupelo 7inch-back

TUPELO (12")

Tracklist: Tupelo (single version)// In The Ghetto/ The Moon Is In The Gutter/ The Six Strings That Drew Blood

Recording info: Side 1: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 25-Nov-84 and December 1984. Side 2: recorded @ Trident Studios, London Feb/Mar-84 and around 23-Mar-85. Engineered by Flood.

Note: Combines the "In The Ghetto" and "Tupelo" singles.

  • Homestead Records -HMS029 (US,1985)

Tupelo 12inch-back

THE SINGER - SINGLE (09-Jun-86)

The Singer 7inch-front THE SINGER (7")

Tracklist: The Singer/ Running Scared

Recording info: Recorded @ the A.A.V. Studios and Richmond Recorders in Melbourne between November 1985 and January 1986. Engineered by Tony Cohen. And @ the Hansa Ton Studios in Berlin in March 1986. Engineered by Flood.

Note: Cover songs only. Censored version of "The Singer" ('fucking' edited out).

  • Mute Records -MUTE 47 (UK,09-Jun-86)
  • Mute Records -Mute 3003 (UK,Jun-86) Promo
  • Mute International -INT 111.839 (GE,Jun-86)
  • Mute/Possum Records (AU,1986) Promo

The Singer 7inch-back

THE SINGER (12"/CASSETTE)

Tracklist: The Singer// Running Scared/ Black Betty

Recording info: Recorded @ the A.A.V. Studios and Richmond Recorders in Melbourne between November 1985 and January 1986. Engineered by Tony Cohen + @ the Hansa Ton Studios in Berlin in March 1986. Engineered by Flood.

Note: Cover songs only. Uncensored/regular version of "The Singer".

  • Mute Records -12 MUTE 47 (UK,09-Jun-86) 12"
  • Mute International -INT 126.846 (GE,Jun-86) 12"
  • Mute/Possum Records -ETUM812 (AU,1986) 12"
  • Homestead Records -HMS064-4 (US,1986) Cassette

The Singer 12inch-back

KICKING AGAINST THE PRICKS - ALBUM (08-Aug-86)

Kicking Against The Pricks LP-front KICKING AGAINST THE PRICKS (LP)

Tracklist: Muddy Water/ I'm Gonna Kill That Woman / Sleeping Annaleah/ Long Black Veil/ Hey Joe/ The Singer// All Tomorrow's Parties/ By The Time I Get To Phoenix/ The Hammer Song/ Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart/ Jesus Met The Woman At The Well/ The Carnival Is Over

Recording info: Recorded @ the A.A.V. Studios and Richmond Recorders in Melbourne between November 1985 and January 1986. Engineered by Tony Cohen + @ the Hansa Ton Studios in Berlin in March 1986. Engineered by Flood.

Note: Cover songs only.

  • Mute Records -STUMM 28 (UK,08-Aug-86)
  • Mute International -INT 146.820 (GE,Aug-86)
  • Mute/Possum Records (AU,1986)
  • WEA Records (NZ,1986)
  • Homestead -HMS065 (US,1986)
  • Stiletto Records -992 524-1 (BR,1986)
  • RTLJ Radio Televizija Ljubljana -LL1489 (SL)
  • Alfa Records -ALCB-650 (JP)

Kicking Against The Pricks LP-back

KICKING AGAINST THE PRICKS (CD)

Tracklist: Muddy Water/ I'm Gonna Kill That Woman / Sleeping Annaleah/ Long Black Veil/ Hey Joe/ The Singer/ Black Betty/ Running Scared/ All Tomorrow's Parties/ By The Time I Get To Phoenix/ The Hammer Song/ Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart/ Jesus Met The Woman At The Well/ The Carnival Is Over

Recording info: Recorded @ the A.A.V. Studios and Richmond Recorders in Melbourne between November 1985 and January 1986. Engineered by Tony Cohen + @ the Hansa Ton Studios in Berlin in March 1986. Engineered by Flood.

Note: Cover songs only. Includes as extra tracks "Black Betty/ Running Scared" (b-side to "The Singer" 12").

  • Mute Records -CD STUMM 28 (UK,1988)
  • Mute International -INT 846.820 (GE,1988)
  • Mute/PIAS (BENELUX,1988)
  • Mushroom Records -MUSH32259.2 (AU,1988)
  • Liberation Records -30443 (AU,1990)
  • Alfa Records -ALCB-650 (JP)
  • Roadrunner -62792 (BR)
  • Homestead -HMS065-2 (US,1990)
  • Mute/Elektra -61717-2 (US,25-Oct-94)

Kicking Against The Pricks CD-back

YOUR FUNERAL...MY TRIAL - ALBUM (03-Nov-86)

Your Funeral My Trial 12EP -front YOUR FUNERAL...MY TRIAL (2 x 12"/LP/CASSETTE)

Tracklist: Sad Waters/ The Carny// Your Funeral...My Trial/ Stranger Than Kindness/// Jack's Shadow/ Hard On For Love// She Fell Away/ Long Time Man

Recording info: Recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios in Berlin in July 1986. Engineered by Flood. Recorded @ The Strongroom Studios in London in August 1986. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

  • Mute Records -STUMM 34 (UK,03-Nov-86) 12"
  • Mute International -INT 146.823 (GE,Nov-86) 12"
  • Virgin Records -VG 50239 (GR,1986) On one 33rpm LP record.
  • Homestead -HMS073 (US,1986) 12"
  • Alfa Records -ALCB-651 (JP,19xx) 12"
  • NMC Music -STUM34-4 (IS,1986) Cassette

Your Funeral My Trial 12EP -back

YOUR FUNERAL...MY TRIAL (CD)

Tracklist: Your Funeral...My Trial/ Stranger Than Kindness/ Jack's Shadow/ The Carny/ She Fell Away/ Hard On For Love/ Sad Waters/ Long Time Man/ Scum

Recording info: Recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios in Berlin in July 1986. Engineered by Flood. Recorded @ The Strongroom Studios in London in August 1986. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: Includes as extra track the "Scum" flexi. Different running order of the tracks than on the 2x12".

  • Mute Records -CD STUMM 34 (UK,1988)
  • Mute International -INT 846.823 (GE,1988)
  • Mute/PIAS -391-34029 (BENELUX,1988)
  • Mushroom Records -MUSH32262.2 (AU,1988)
  • Liberation Records -30444 (AU,1990)
  • Alfa Records -ALCB-651 (JP)
  • Homestead -HMS073-2 (US,1990)
  • Mute/Elektra -61719-2 (US,25-Oct-94)

Your Funeral My Trial CD-back

SCUM - SINGLE (12-Oct-86)

Scum flexi-front SCUM (FLEXI)

Tracklist: Scum

Recording info: Recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios in Berlin in July 1986. Engineered by Flood.

Note: Given away @ the London Town & Country Club concert on 12-Oct-86 (and also @ the Los Angeles,Variety Arts Center concert on 29-Oct-86). Came with a fold-out poster. "Scum" was written about UK journalists Mat Snow, Barney Hoskyns & Antonella Black.

  • Lyntone -LYN 18038 (UK,12-Oct-86)

Scum flexi -back

Live '86 7inch -front LIVE '86 (7")

Tracklist: Scum

Recording info: Recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios in Berlin in July 1986. Engineered by Flood.

  • RS 902 (198?)
    Pirate release of flexi.

Live '86 7inch -label

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT - CD BOX (1988)

Crime and Punishment box-front CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (CD)

Note: Box containing the above 4 Mute CD's ("From Her To Eternity", "The Firstborn Is Dead", "Kicking Against The Pricks" and "Your Funeral...My Trial") + a booklet with many rare and fine photos.

  • Alfa Records - 50B2-26/27/28/29 (JP,1988)
    Ltd to 5000(?).

Crime and Punishment box -back

THE MERCY SEAT - SINGLE (07-Jun-88)

The Mercy Seat 7inch-front THE MERCY SEAT (7")

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat (single version)/ New Day

Recording info: Recorded @ the Vielklang Studios, Berlin in Aug-87 + the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 07-Sep-87 and Mid-Sep-87 + the Trident Studios, London between 18-Sep-87 and End-Sep-87 + the Strongroom Studios,London between November 1987 and January 1988 + The Powerplant, Carlton-Melbourne between 07-Mar-88 and 14-Mar-1988. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: "New Day" is "New Morning" mistitled.

  • Mute Records -MUTE 52 (UK,07-Jun-88)
  • Mute Records/Indisc -MUTE 4652 (BE,Jun-88)
  • Virgin Records -90437 (FR,Jun-88)

The Mercy Seat 7inch-back

THE MERCY SEAT (12")

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat (full length album version)// New Day/ The Mercy Seat (video mix)

Recording info: Recorded @ the Vielklang Studios, Berlin in Aug-87 + the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 07-Sep-87 and Mid-Sep-87 + the Trident Studios, London between 18-Sep-87 and End-Sep-87 + the Strongroom Studios,London between November 1987 and January 1988 + The Powerplant, Carlton-Melbourne between 07-Mar-88 and 14-Mar-1988. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: "New Day" is "New Morning" mistitled.

  • Mute Records -12 MUTE 52 (UK,07-Jun-88)
  • Mute Records/Indisc -MUTE 124652 (BE,Jun-88)
  • Mute International -INT 126.883 (GE,Jun-88) Ltd. edition.Multicoloured vinyl.

The Mercy Seat 12inch-back

The Mercy Seat CDS -front THE MERCY SEAT (CDS)

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat (single version)/ New Day/ From Her To Eternity (film version)/ Tupelo (single version)

Recording info: Tracks 1-2: recorded @ the Vielklang Studios, Berlin in Aug-87 + the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 07-Sep-87 and Mid-Sep-87 + the Trident Studios, London between 18-Sep-87 and End-Sep-87 + the Strongroom Studios,London between November 1987 and January 1988 + The Powerplant, Carlton-Melbourne between 07-Mar-88 and 14-Mar-1988. Track 3: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin in February 1987. Engineered by Tony Cohen. Track 4: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 25-Nov-84 and December 1984. Engineered by Flood.

Note: "New Day" is "New Morning" mistitled.

  • Mute Records -CD MUTE 52 (UK,07-Jun-88)


DEANNA - SINGLE (05-Sep-88)

Deanna 7inch label-front DEANNA (7")

Tracklist: Deanna/ The Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass

Recording info: Recorded @ the Vielklang Studios, Berlin in Aug-87 + the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 07-Sep-87 and Mid-Sep-87 + the Trident Studios, London between 18-Sep-87 and End-Sep-87 + the Strongroom Studios,London between November 1987 and January 1988 + The Powerplant, Carlton-Melbourne between 07-Mar-88 and 14-Mar-1988. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: Radio promo only, without sleeve. "The Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass" is not available on any other release (except the 12" below).

  • Mute Records -MUTE 86 (UK,05-Sep-88)

Deanna 7inch label-back

Deanna 12inch-front DEANNA (12")

Tracklist: Deanna/ The Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass

Recording info: Recorded @ the Vielklang Studios, Berlin in Aug-87 + the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 07-Sep-87 and Mid-Sep-87 + the Trident Studios, London between 18-Sep-87 and End-Sep-87 + the Strongroom Studios,London between November 1987 and January 1988 + The Powerplant, Carlton-Melbourne between 07-Mar-88 and 14-Mar-1988. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: Label shows "Deanna" (4:35), but it's the 3:35 album version. Initial copies came with poster and postcard. "The Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass" is not available on any other release (except the 7" above).

  • Mute Records -12 MUTE 86 (UK,05-Sep-88)
  • Mute Records/Indisc -MUTE 124686 (BE,Sep-88)
  • Mute International -INT 126.896 (GE,Sep-88)

Deanna 12inch-back

TENDER PREY - ALBUM (19-Sep-88)

Tender Prey LP-front TENDER PREY (LP)

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat/ Up Jumped The Devil/ Deanna/ Watching Alice/ Mercy// City Of Refuge/ Slowly Goes The Night/ Sunday's Slave/ Sugar Sugar Sugar/ New Morning

Recording info: Recorded @ the Vielklang Studios, Berlin in Aug-87 + the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 07-Sep-87 and Mid-Sep-87 + the Trident Studios, London between 18-Sep-87 and End-Sep-87 + the Strongroom Studios,London between November 1987 and January 1988 + The Powerplant, Carlton-Melbourne between 07-Mar-88 and 14-Mar-1988. Engineered by Tony Cohen. "Mercy" and "Watching Alice" recorded @ The Studio, Richmond in February 1988. Engineered by Chris Thompson.

  • Mute Records -STUMM 52 (UK,19-Sep-88)
  • Mute Records/Indisc -STUMM 46052 (BE,Sep-88)
  • Mute International -INT 146.837 (GE,Sep-88)
  • Stiletto Records -230.4006 (BR,1988)
  • Enigma/Mute Records -7 75401 (US)
  • Alfa Records -ALCB-723 (JP)
  • RTLJ Radio Televizija Ljubljana -LL1728 (SL)
  • CBS/Mute Records -STUMM 52 (IL)

Tender Prey LP-back

And The Ass Saw The Angel -front AND THE ASS SAW THE ANGEL (12")

Tracklist: Mah Sanctum/ Lamentation// One Autumn/ Animal Static

Recording info: Recorded @ the Trident Studios, London on 11-Nov-86. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: Initial 5000 copies of the "Tender Prey" album came with this free 12" of Nick Cave reading (+backing music) from his (then unreleased) novel "And The Ass Saw The Angel". Recorded 4 days after (former Birthday Party bassist) Tracy Pew's death. One more track ("The Atra Virago") from this session is available on the "Smack My Crack" compilation album.

  • Mute Records -PSTUMM 52(UK,19-Sep-88)

And The Ass Saw The Angel -back

TENDER PREY (CD)

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat/ Up Jumped The Devil/ Deanna/ Watching Alice/ Mercy/ City Of Refuge/ Slowly Goes The Night/ Sunday's Slave/ Sugar Sugar Sugar/ New Morning/ The Mercy Seat (video mix)

Recording info: Recorded @ the Vielklang Studios, Berlin in Aug-87 + the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 07-Sep-87 and Mid-Sep-87 + the Trident Studios, London between 18-Sep-87 and End-Sep-87 + the Strongroom Studios,London between November 1987 and January 1988 + The Powerplant, Carlton-Melbourne between 07-Mar-88 and 14-Mar-1988. Engineered by Tony Cohen. "Mercy" and "Watching Alice" recorded @ The Studio, Richmond in February 1988. Engineered by Chris Thompson.

Note: Includes as extra track the "The Mercy Seat (video mix)".

  • Mute Records - CD STUMM 52 (UK,19-Sep-88)
  • Mute Records/Indisc -CD STUMM 46052 (BE,Sep-88)
  • Mute International -INT 846.837 (GE,1988)
  • Mushroom Records -MUSH32263.2 (AU,1988)
  • Liberation Records -30429 (AU,1990)
  • Enigma/Mute Records -7 75401 (US)
  • Mute/Elektra -9 61059-2 (US,25-Oct-94)

Tender Prey CD-back

TENDER PREY (CD)

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat/ Up Jumped The Devil/ Deanna/ Watching Alice/ Mercy/ City Of Refuge/ Slowly Goes The Night/ Sunday's Slave/ Sugar Sugar Sugar/ New Morning/ The Mercy Seat (video mix)/ Nick Cave "And The Ass Saw The Angel": Mah Sanctum/ Lamentation/ One Autumn/ Animal Static

Recording info: Recorded @ the Vielklang Studios, Berlin in Aug-87 + the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin between 07-Sep-87 and Mid-Sep-87 + the Trident Studios, London between 18-Sep-87 and End-Sep-87 + the Strongroom Studios,London between November 1987 and January 1988 + The Powerplant, Carlton-Melbourne between 07-Mar-88 and 14-Mar-1988. Engineered by Tony Cohen. "Mercy" and "Watching Alice" recorded @ The Studio, Richmond in February 1988. Engineered by Chris Thompson. Readings (+backing music) from "And The Ass Saw The Angel" recorded @ the Trident Studios, London on 11-Nov-86. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: Includes as extra tracks the "The Mercy Seat (video mix)" + "And The Ass Saw The Angel" readings.

  • Alfa Records - 29B2-24 (JP,1988)

Tender Prey Jap CD-back

THE INTERVIEW - TAPE (Jan-89)

Interview -front THE INTERVIEW (TAPE)

Tracklist: Nick Cave in conversation with Reyne Cuccuro of Rockpool.

Recording info: Recorded in NY,New York City Dec-88.

Note: Promo tape (27mins) in preparation of the upcoming North American tour of February-March 1989. Interview appeared in the 15-Dec-88 issue of Rockpool and in the February 1989 issue of Alternative Press.

  • Enigma Records -EPRO-172 (US,Jan-89)


RYE WHISKEY - SINGLE (Feb-89)

Reflex Mag -front RYE WHISKEY (FLEXI)

Tracklist: Rye Whiskey

Recording info: Recorded @ Richmond Recorders, Melbourne between December 1985 and January 1986 (Nick Cave and Mick Harvey only), during the "Kicking Against The Pricks" album sessions. Engineered by Tony Cohen.

Note: Cover of traditional song.
Free with Volume 1, issue #10 of US music mag Reflex Magazine.

  • EVA-TONE -105044-15 (US,Feb-89)

Rye Whiskey flexi -front

Rye Whiskey boot-front RYE WHISKEY (7")

Tracklist: Rye Whiskey/ These Boots Are Made For Walking// Masturbation Generation/ Boy Hero

Recording info: Rye Whiskey recorded @ Richmond Recorders, Melbourne between December 1985 and January 1986 (Nick Cave and Mick Harvey only), during the "Kicking Against The Pricks" album sessions. Engineered by Tony Cohen. Other 3 are Boys Next Door songs recorded @ the Media Sound Studios,Melbourne Oct/Nov-77.

Note: Pirate release. Last 3 are taken from the "Leathal Weapons" compilation LP on Suicide records (Mar-78).

  • No label -BDR001 (GE,1990)

Rye Whiskey boot-back

GHOSTS...OF THE CIVIL DEAD - ALBUM (20-May-89)

Ghosts Of The Civil Dead -front GHOSTS...OF THE CIVIL DEAD (LP/CD)

Tracklist: The News/ Introduction - A Prison In The Desert/ David Hale - I've Been A Prison Guard Since I Was 18 Years Old/ Glover - I Was 16 When They Put Me In Prison/ David Hale - You're Dangling Like A Bunch Of Meat On A Hook/ Pop Mix/ Glover - We Were United Once/ David Hale - The Day Of The Murders/ Lilly's Theme ("A Touch Of Warmth")/ Maynard Mix/ David Hale - What I'm Tellin' Is The Truth/ Outro- The Free World/ Glover - One Man Released So They Can Imprison The Rest Of The World

Recording info: Recorded @ a small studio on Wimbledon Street, Melbourne-Elwood between 16-Mar-88 and late-Mar-88. Personnel: Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Blixa Bargeld & Anita Lane. Engineered by Ted Hamilton & Victor Van Vugt.

Note: Soundtrack to the John Hillcoat & Evan English film in which Nick Cave plays the role of inmate Maynard and for which he wrote (partly together with Hugo Race) a section of the original (but later not used) film script.

  • Mute Records -IONIC 3(UK,20-May-89) LP
  • Mute Records -CD IONIC 3(UK,20-May-89) CD
  • Alfa records -ALZB-1 (JP,1990) LP
  • Alfa records/MFD -ALCB-358 (JP,1990) CD

Ghosts Of The Civil Dead -back

The Ship Song 7inch-front THE SHIP SONG (7"/12"/CDS)

Tracklist: The Ship Song/ The Train Song

Recording info: Recorded @ the Cardan Studios, Sao Paulo between 08-Oct-89 and 28-Oct-89. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in November/December 1989. Engineered by Flood & Gareth Jones.

  • Mute Records -MUTE 108 (UK,12-Mar-90) 7"
  • Mute Records -12 MUTE 108 (UK,12-Mar-90) 12"
  • Mute Records -CD MUTE 108 (UK,12-Mar-90) CDS
  • Mute International -INT 826.930 (GE,Mar-90) 3" CDS

The Ship Song 7inch-back

The Ship Song Promo-front THE SHIP SONG (12")

Tracklist: The Ship Song/ The Train Song

Recording info: Recorded @ the Cardan Studios, Sao Paulo between 08-Oct-89 and 28-Oct-89. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in November/December 1989. Engineered by Flood & Gareth Jones.

Note: Promo in generic white Mute sleeve.

  • Mute Records -P12 MUTE 108 (UK,12-Mar-90)


THE GOOD SON - ALBUM (16-Apr-90)

The Good Son LP-front THE GOOD SON (LP/CD)

Tracklist: Foi Na Cruz/ The Good Son/ Sorrow's Child/ The Weeping Song// The Ship Song/ The Hammer Song/ Lament/ The Witness Song/ Lucy

Recording info: Recorded @ the Cardan Studios, Sao Paulo between 08-Oct-89 and 28-Oct-89. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in November/December 1989. Engineered by Flood & Gareth Jones.

  • Mute Records -STUMM 76 (UK,16-Apr-90) LP
  • Mute International -INT 146.890 (GE,Apr-90) LP
  • Stiletto Records -230.4037 (BR,1990) LP
  • Alfa Records -ALCB-47 (JP,1990) LP
  • RTLJ Radio Televizija Ljubljana -LL1892 (SL) LP
  • Mute Records -CD STUMM 76 (UK,16-Apr-90) CD
  • Mute Records/Indisc -CD STUMM 46076 (BE,Apr-90) CD
  • Mute International -INT 846.860 (GE,Apr-90) CD
  • Mushroom Records -MUSH32268.2 (AU,1990) CD
  • Mute/Elektra -9 60988-2 (US,Oct-90) CD
  • Enigma/Mute Records -7 75423-2 (US) CD
  • Mute Records -9015-2 (US,Feb-96) CD

The Good Son Bel CD-back

Acoustic Tender Prey-front ACOUSTIC VERSIONS OF SONGS FROM "TENDER PREY" (7"/CDS)

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat/ City Of Refuge/ Deanna

Recording info: Track 1: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studio,Berlin in May 1989. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. Mixing engineered by Gareth Jones. Tracks 2-3: recorded @ the Fun City Studios, New York City in the afternoon of 08-Jan-90 (Nick Cave & Mick Harvey only). Engineered by Wharton Tiers.

Note: Free with initial copies of "The Good Son" LP/CD.

  • Mute Records -P STUMM 76 (UK,16-Apr-90) 7"
  • Mute Records -PCD STUMM 76 (UK,16-Apr-90) CDS
    In cardboard sleeve.

Acoustic Tender Prey -label

Stripped-front STRIPPED (CDS)

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat/ City Of Refuge/ Deanna

Recording info: Track 1: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studio,Berlin in May 1989. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. Mixing engineered by Gareth Jones. Tracks 2-3: recorded @ the Fun City Studios, New York City (Nick Cave & Mick Harvey only). Engineered by Wharton Tiers.

Note: Free bonus with albums during the Australian "Let Love In" tour of December 1994. Identical to the "Acoustic Versions" 7"/CDS.

  • Liberation Records -PRD94/84 (AU,Dec-94)

Stripped-back

THE GOOD SON (CD)

Tracklist: Foi Na Cruz/ The Good Son/ Sorrow's Child/ The Weeping Song/ The Ship Song/ The Hammer Song/ Lament/ The Witness Song/ Lucy/ The Train Song

Recording info: Recorded @ the Cardan Studios, Sao Paulo between 08-Oct-89 and 28-Oct-89. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in November/December 1989. Engineered by Flood & Gareth Jones.

Note: Includes as extra track "The Train Song" (b-side of "The Ship Song" single).

  • Alfa Records - ALCB-724 (JP,1990)

The Good Son Jap CD-back

THE GOOD SONGS - EP (Apr/May-90)

Good Songs-front THE GOOD SONGS (CDS)

Tracklist: The Mercy Seat (acoustic)/ Rye Whiskey/ Helpless (Neil Young tribute)/ From Her To Eternity (film version)/ The Train Song

Recording info: Track 1: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studio,Berlin in May 1989. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. Mixing engineered by Gareth Jones; track 2: recorded @ Richmond Recorders, Melbourne between December 1985 and January 1986 (Nick Cave and Mick Harvey only). Engineered by Tony Cohen; track 3: recorded @ the Worldwide International studios,London in December 1988 (Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Kid Congo Powers & Bronwyn Adams). Engineered by Victor Van Vugt; track 4: recorded @ the Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin in February 1987. Engineered by Tony Cohen; track 5: recorded @ the Cardan Studios, Sao Paulo between 08-Oct-89 and 28-Oct-89. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in November/December 1989. Engineered by Flood & Gareth Jones. + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in May 1990. Engineered by Gareth Jones.

Note: Free gift when taking a subscription to French music mag Les Inrockuptibles.

  • Mute Sonet -SA2110 (FR,Apr/May-90)

Good Songs-back

THE WEEPING SONG - SINGLE (17-Sep-90)

Weeping Song 12inch-front THE WEEPING SONG (7"/12")

Tracklist: The Weeping Song/ Cocks 'n' Asses

Recording info: Recorded @ the Cardan Studios, Sao Paulo between 08-Oct-89 and 28-Oct-89. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in November/December 1989. Engineered by Flood & Gareth Jones. "The Weeping Song" remixed @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in May 1990. Engineered by Gareth Jones. "Cocks 'n' Asses" mixed @ the Worldwide Studios,London in June 1990. Engineer Viktor Van Vugt.

Note: "The Weeping Song" is a remixed version. Both songs were never issued as extra tracks on CD albums.

  • Mute Records -MUTE 118 (UK,17-Sep-90) 7"
  • Mute Records -12 MUTE 118 (UK,17-Sep-90) 12"
  • Liberation Records -K 10255(AU,Sep-90) 7"
  • Liberation Records -X 14909(AU,Sep-90) 12"

Weeping Song 12inch-back

THE WEEPING SONG (CDS)

Tracklist: The Weeping Song/ Cocks 'n' Asses/ Helpless

Recording info: Tracks 1-2: recorded @ the Cardan Studios, Sao Paulo between 08-Oct-89 and 28-Oct-89. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in November/December 1989. Engineered by Flood & Gareth Jones. "The Weeping Song" remixed @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in May 1990. Engineered by Gareth Jones. "Cocks 'n' Asses" mixed @ the Worldwide Studios,London in June 1990. Engineer Viktor Van Vugt. Track 3: recorded @ the Worldwide International studios,London in December 1988 (Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Kid Congo Powers & Bronwyn Adams). Engineered by Victor Van Vugt.

Note: "The Weeping Song" is a remixed version. Includes as extra track "Helpless" (recorded for "The Bridge-Neil Young tribute" album)

  • Mute Records -CD MUTE 118 (UK,17-Sep-90) CDS

Weeping Song CD -back

THE WEEPING SONG (CDS)

Tracklist: The Weeping Song/ The Train Song/ The B-side Song / Helpless

Recording info: Tracks 1-3: recorded @ the Cardan Studios, Sao Paulo between 08-Oct-89 and 28-Oct-89. Engineered by Victor Van Vugt. + @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in November/December 1989. Engineered by Flood & Gareth Jones. "The Weeping Song" remixed @ the Tritonus Studio, Berlin in May 1990. Engineered by Gareth Jones. "The B-side Song"("Cocks 'n' Asses") mixed @ the Worldwide Studios,London in June 1990. Engineer Viktor Van Vugt. Engineered by Gareth Jones. Track 4: recorded @ the Worldwide International studios,London in December 1988 (Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Kid Congo Powers & Bronwyn Adams). Engineered by Victor Van Vugt.

Note: "The Weeping Song" is a remixed version. Includes as extra tracks "The Train Song" and "Helpless" (recorded for "The Bridge-Neil Young tribute" album). "The B-side Song" is "Cocks 'n' Asses" re-titled for the US market.

  • Mute/Elektra Records -7559-66605-2 (US,Sep-90) CDS



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