Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Abattoir Blues / The Lyre Of Orpheus download album
Abattoir Blues, The Lyre of Orpheus is the thirteenth studio album by the Australian alternative rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, released on 20 September 2004 on Mute Records. It is a double album with a total of seventeen songs-nine on Abattoir Blues and eight on The Lyre of Orpheus.
Abattoir Blues, The Lyre of Orpheus. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. 7. Abattoir Blues Lyrics. 8. Let The Bells Ring Lyrics. About Abattoir Blues, The Lyre of Orpheus. Abattoir Blues, The Lyre of Orpheus Q&A.
Album Abattoir Blues, The Lyre of Orpheus. The Lyre of Orpheus Lyrics. Orpheus sat gloomy in his garden shed Wondering what to do With a lump of wood, a piece of wire And a little pot of glue O Mama O Mama. He sawed at the wood with half a heart And glued it top to bottom He strung a wire in between He was feeling something rotten O Mama O Mama. Orpheus looked at his instrument And he gave the wire a pluck He heard a sound so beautiful He gasped and said O my God O Mama O Mama. Orpheus picked up his lyre for the last time He was on a real low down bummer And stared deep into the abyss and said This one is for Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama O Mama. About The Lyre of Orpheus.
Abbatoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus is a double CD or, rather, two completely different albums packaged in one very handsome box with a stylish lyric booklet and subtly colored pastel sleeves. They were recorded in a total of 16 days by producer Nick Launay ( Kate Bush, Midnight Oil, Girls Against Boys, Silverchair, INXS, Virgin Prunes, et a. Abbatoir Blues, the first disc in the set (packaged in pink, of course), is a rock & roll record.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Abattoir Blues, The Lyre of Orpheus Album Lyrics. 1. Cannibal's Hymn Lyrics.
In the wake of longtime Bad Seeds member Blixa Bargeld's departure, Nick Cave issues this double album- its halves ostensibly split between quiet and more chaotic material- on which he further explores human nature's dichotomous penchants for piety and depravity. You can almost taste the brimstone puffing from his nostrils on Abattoir Blues's opener "Get Ready for Love", which- in its full-throated gospel-punk regalia- sounds like it could be the most raucous Blues Explosion track ever. This unruly blast sets the stage for The Bad Seeds' most varied and dynamic collection in years, an ironic fact considering that this is their first album since the departure of designated avant guardian Blixa Bargeld.
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Nick Cave's familiar face appeared on the front page of the Brighton Argus, wearing an expression of glowering discomfort. Perhaps he had been warned in advance of the accompanying headline: Rock King Cave Backs West Pier "Jungle" Bid. The 46-year-old singer was throwing his lanky frame behind a plan to grow "hardy plants" around the rusted steel structure: "It's a gamble, but an exciting one - something the community could watch evolve. Less than 18 months later, Cave has returned with a double album, recorded without long-term Bad Seeds guitarist Blixa Bargeld, and broadly split by mood - Abbatoir Blues is snarling and bilious, The Lyre of Orpheus gentler in tone. Bargeld's departure seems to have shaken Cave and his cohorts in the best way imaginable. The Bad Seeds sounded reined in on Nocturama, a waste of perhaps the most distinctive backing band in rock.
|1-1||Get Ready For Love||5:05|
|1-3||Hiding All Away||6:31|
|1-5||There She Goes, My Beautiful World||5:17|
|1-8||Let The Bells Ring||4:26|
|1-9||Fable Of The Brown Ape||2:45|
|The Lyre Of Orpheus|
|2-1||The Lyre Of Orpheus||5:36|
|2-3||Babe, You Turn Me On||4:21|
- Recorded At – Studios Ferber
- Mixed At – Astoria
- Bass – Martyn P. Casey
- Design – Tom Hingston Studio
- Drums, Percussion – Jim Sclavunos, Thomas Wydler
- Edited By [Digital] – Lars Fox
- Guitar [Guitars] – Mick Harvey
- Mastered By – Ian Cooper
- Mixed By – Harvey*, Cave*, Nick Launay, Ellis*
- Mixed By [Assistant] – Damon Iddins
- Music By – Sclavunos* (tracks: 1-1, 1-6, 2-1, 2-6), Casey* (tracks: 1-1, 1-6, 2-1, 2-6), Cave* (tracks: 1-1, 1-6 to 1-8, 2-1, 2-6), Nick Cave (tracks: 1-2 to 1-5, 1-9, 2-2 to 2-5, 2-7, 2-8), Ellis* (tracks: 1-1, 1-6 to 1-8, 2-1, 2-6)
- Organ – James Johnston
- Photography By [Band And Studio] – Delphine Ciampi
- Photography By [Cover] – David Hughes
- Piano – Conway Savage
- Producer – Nick Launay
- Producer, Arranged By – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
- Recorded By – Nick Launay
- Recorded By [Assistant] – Guillaume Dujardin, Laurent Binder
- Violin, Mandolin, Bouzouki, Flute – Warren Ellis
- Vocals – Ase Bergstrom, Donovan Lawrence, Geo Onayomake, Lena Palmer, Stephanie Meade, Wendy Rose*
- Vocals, Piano – Nick Cave
- Words By – Nick Cave
NotesCD comes with a 24-page booklet in a standard jewel case
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 0724386467003
- Mastering SID Code: none
- Mould SID Code: none
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|ACD STUMM 233, 0724386467027||Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds||Abattoir Blues / The Lyre Of Orpheus (2xCD, Album, Copy Prot., Promo)||Mute, Mute||ACD STUMM 233, 0724386467027||Europe||2004|
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|CDStumm233, 0724386467102||Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds||Abattoir Blues / The Lyre Of Orpheus (2xCDr, Album, Promo)||Windswept Pacific Music Ltd., Windswept Pacific Music Ltd.||CDStumm233, 0724386467102||US||2004|
|CDStumm233, 0724386467003||Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds||Abattoir Blues / The Lyre Of Orpheus (2xCD, Album, Unofficial)||Mute Records Ltd. , Mute Records Ltd.||CDStumm233, 0724386467003||Russia||2004|