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Nick Cave thanks fans for ‘support’ following son Jethro’s death: ‘These letters are a great source of comfort’

Nick Cave has thanked fans for their support following the death of his son Jethro Lazenby.On 9 May, the musician issued a statement confirming that his son, who worked as a model, had died at the age of 31.“With much sadness, I can confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed away,” Cave said. “We would be grateful for family privacy at this time.”On Tuesday (24 May), Cave addressed his son’s death on his blog The Red Hand Files, where he responded to a fan offering their “heartfelt condolences” about the “tragic death”.Alongside a picture of Lazenby, he thanked the...
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Nick Cave Thanks Fans For Condolences Following Death Of His Son Jethro

A couple weeks ago, Nick Cave lost his son Jethro. He was 31. This is an incalculable loss on its own, but anyone who knows much about Nick Cave already knows this is the second child he’s lost, following the tragic 2015 death of his teenage son Arthur. Whether or not you have any children, it’s nearly impossible to fathom what Cave has been through in recent years.
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Nick Cave Thanks Fans for Support Following Son Jethro Lazenby’s Death

Click here to read the full article. Nick Cave is thanking fans for the outpouring of support he’s received in the wake of his son Jethro Lazenby’s tragic death. The Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds singer-songwriter broke his silence in response to a letter from a fan on his website, The Red Hand Files. The fan, a woman from Uralla, Australia, named Vanessa, wrote, “Dear Nick, I have no question for you today. I just wanted to send my heartfelt condolences on the tragic loss of Jethro. All I can do is offer the collective love of all who read...
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Watch the video for Party Dozen’s Nick Cave-featuring single ‘Macca The Mutt’

Party Dozen have shared the official video for their latest single, ‘Macca The Mutt’, which features guest vocals from Nick Cave. Released today (May 23), the clip features shots of Party Dozen destroying cars in a yard, interspersed with clips of them performing live in a dingy warehouse, in front of cars being crushed, from the back of a truck, and in more assorted settings.
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Nick Cave may be the artist we need right now

The question struck Nick Cave the moment he learned about the death of yet another Black man, Michael Brown, at the hands of police in 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. “Is there racism in heaven?,” the artist asked himself in the Chicago studio where he employs several full-time art assistants but often works alone.
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Florence Welch on “trying to embody” Nick Cave and Iggy Pop on new album

Florence Welch has revealed that Nick Cave and Iggy Pop influenced the vocals on her new album ‘Dance Fever’. Watch a clip from the interview below. During a conversation with Zane Lowe for Apple Music 1, the Florence + The Machine frontwoman discussed embodying her favourite male vocalists like Leonard Cohen, Iggy Pop and Cave for album opener, ‘King‘.
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With 'This Much I Know To Be True,' Nick Cave Grieves With Us

In 2015, Nick Cave lost a son. That unthinkable tragedy, and Cave’s grappling with his own sense of mourning, were documented in the exquisite 2016 musical documentary, One More Time With Feeling. That film is a shattering and unblinking examination of the idea that life is nothing more than barely controlled chaos, and that all we can hope to do is react to the inevitable fallout as responsibly as humanly possible. It was both a unique showcase for Cave’s remarkable, fearlessly singular artistry, and also an uncommonly vulnerable window into the singer's soul.
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Nick Cave is all he has to give

After the police beating of Rodney King in 1991, Nick Cave found himself walking outside looking for twigs. What he would ultimately do with them, he didn’t know yet. But something about King’s story compelled him to collect and build from this discarded material. Through careful drilling, he wove them together into a large, humanoid sculpture. Only when it was done did he realize that he could wear it.
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