On March 3, 1997.

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On March 3, 1997, “Mute” label released “The Boatman’s Call”, the tenth Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album.  It was recorded June – August 1996, at “Sarm West Studios” in London, and was produced by Flood and Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Blixa Bargeld, Martyn P.Casey and Conway Savage.


  • Nick Cave– vocals, piano, organ, keyboards, vibes, keyboard
  • Mick Harvey– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, organ, vibes, bass organ, backing vocals, xylophone
  • Blixa Bargeld– electric guitar, piano treatment, backing vocals
  • Martyn P. Casey– bass, backing vocals
  • Conway Savage– piano, backing vocals
  • Warren Ellis– violin, accordion, piano, looped violin
  • Jim Sclavunos– drums, melodica), bells, percussion, organ, bongos, tambourine
  • Thomas Wydler– drums, maracas, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave.

  1. Into My Arms
  2. Lime Tree Arbour
  3. People Ain’t No Good
  4. Brompton Oratory
  5. There is a Kingdom
  6. (Are You) The One That I’ve Been Waiting For?
  7. Where Do We Go Now But Nowhere?
  8. West Country Girl
  9. Black Hair
  10. Idiot Prayer
  11. Far From Me
  12. Green Eyes




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