Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - Carnage CD/LP
"Carnage" is a new album by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, recorded over a period of weeks during lockdown.
Although the pair have composed & recorded many soundtracks together, and Ellis is a long-term member of The Bad Seeds, this is the first time they have released an entire album of songs as a duo.
Cave describes the album as "a brutal but very beautiful record nested in a communal catastrophe."
"Making Carnage was an accelerated process of intense creativity," says Ellis, "the eight songs were there in one form or another within the first two and a half days."
Cave & Ellis' sonic and lyrical adventurism continues apace on "Carnage", an album that emerged almost by accident out of the downtime created by the long, anxious, global emergency.
"Carnage" is a record for these uncertain times - one shot through with moments of distilled beauty and that resonates with an almost defiant sense of hope.
1. Hand of God
2. Old Time
4. White Elephant
6. Lavender Fields
7. Shattered Ground
8. Balcony Man
About this product: this is available on CD and LP formats.