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In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Polydor” label released “The Anvil”, the second Visage studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Mayfair Studios” in London, and was produced by Midge Ure, Steve Strange, Dave Formula, Billy Currie and Rusty Egan. The album’s front cover photograph was taken by Helmut Newton.

Personnel:

  • Steve Strange– lead vocals
  • Midge Ure– guitars, backing vocals, synthesizer
  • Dave Formula– synthesizer
  • Billy Currie– electric violin, synthesizer
  • Rusty Egan– drums, backing vocals, electronic drums
  • Barry Adamson– bass
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophone
  • Perri Lister– backing vocals
  • Lorraine Whitmarsh – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Currie, Rusty Egan, Dave Formula, Steve Strange and Midge Ure.

  1. The Damned Don’t Cry
  2. Anvil (Night Club School)
  3. Move Up
  4. Night Train
  5. The Horseman
  6. Look What They’ve Done
  7. Again We Love
  8. Wild Life
  9. Whispers

 

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On June 18, 1984.

From Here to Eternity

On June 18, 1984, “Mute” label released “From Her to Eternity”, the debut Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album. It was recorded September – October 1983, at “The Garden”, and March 1984, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Flood and Mick Harvey.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– vocals, Hammond, harmonica
  • Blixa Bargeld– guitar, backing vocals
  • Hugo Race– guitar, backing vocals
  • Barry Adamson– bass, backing vocals
  • Mick Harvey– drums, piano, vibes, backing vocals
  • Flood- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. Avalanche – Leonard Cohen
  2. Cabin Fever – Nick Cave, Blixa Bargeld
  3. Well of Mystery
  4. From Here to Eternity – Nick Cave, Anita Lane, Blixa Bargeld,Hugo Race, Barry Adamson, Mick Harvey
  5. Saint Huck
  6. Wings Off Flies – Nick Cave, Peter Sutcliffe,Jim Thirlwell
  7. A Box for Black Paul

On June 3, 1985.

The_Firstborn_Is_Dead

On June 3, 1985, “Mute” label released “The Firstborn Is Dead”, the second Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded November – December 1984, at “Hansa Studios, in Berlin,and was produced by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Flood. The album cover photography is by Jutta Heinglein.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Blixa Bargeld- guitar, backing vocals, slide guitar, piano
  • Barry Adamson- bass, backing vocals, guitar, organ, drums
  • Mick Harvey– drums, backing vocals, guitar, organ, piano, bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. Tupelo – Barry Adamson, Mick Harvey)
  2. Say Goodbye to the Little Girl Tree – Mick Harvey
  3. Train Long-Suffering –  Nick Cave
  4. Black Crow King – Blixa Bargeld, NickCave
  5. Knockin’ on Joe –  Nick Cave
  6. Wanted Man – Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash
  7. Blind Lemon Jefferson – Barry Adamson, Blixa Bargeld, Mick Harvey, Nick Cave

On May 10, 1982.

Birthday Party Junkyard

On May 10, 1982, “Missing Link” label released “Junkyard”, the third Birthday Party studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “A.A.V. Studio 2” in Melbourne and “Matrix Studios” in London, and was produced by Richard Mazda, Tony Cohen and Nick Launay. “Missing Link” was the group’s last full-length studio recording.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave- lead vocals
  • Mick Harvey- guitar, percussion, drums, saxophone, bass guitar
  • Rowland S. Howard- guitar
  • Tracy Pew- bass guitar
  • Phill Calvert– drums
  • Barry Adamson- bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. She’s Hit – Nick Cave, Tracy Pew
  2. Dead Joe – Anita Lane, Nick Cave
  3. The Dim Locator – Rowland S. Howard
  4. Hamlet (Pow Pow Pow) – Nick Cave, Rowland S.Howard
  5. Big Jesus Trash Can – Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
  6. Kiss Me Black – Anita Lane, Nick Cave
  7. “6” Gold Blade – Nick Cave,Mick Harvey
  8. Kewpie Doll – Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
  9. Junkyard – Nick Cave, Rowland S.Howard

On April 2, 2001.

No-More-Shall-We-Part

On April 2, 2001, “Mute” label released “No More Shall We Part”, the eleventh Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded in September and October 2000, at “Abbey Road Studios” and “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Tony Cohen.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– vocals, piano
  • Mick Harvey– guitar, string arrangement, drums
  • Blixa Bargeld– guitar
  • Conway Savage– organ
  • Warren Ellis– violin, string arrangement
  • Martyn P. Casey– bass
  • Thomas Wydler– drums
  • All male backing vocals by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
  • Jim Sclavunos– drums, percussion
  • Kate & Anna McGarrigle– vocals
  • Gavyn Wright, Patrick Kiernan, Jackie Shave, Simon Fischer, Rebecca Hirsch – violins
  • Bruce White, Gustav Clarkson – violas
  • Frank Schaefer, Lionel Handy, Naomi Wright – cellos
  • Paul Morgan, Leon Bosch – basses
  • Engineered by Tony Cohen and Kevin Paul
  • Assistant Engineers: Mirek Stiles (Abbey Road) and Mark Bishop (Westside)
  • Mixed by Tony Cohen, Nick Cave, Blixa Bargeld and Mick Harvey at Westside Studios
  • Mastered by Ray Staffat Whitfield Street, London

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. As I Sat Sadly by Her Side
  2. And No More Shall We Part
  3. Hallelujah – Nick cave and Warren Ellis
  4. Love Letter
  5. Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow
  6. God Is in the House
  7. Oh My Lord
  8. Sweetheart Come – Nick Cave and Barry Adamson
  9. The sorrowful Wife
  10. We Came Along This Road
  11. Gates to the Garden
  12. Darker with the Day – Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

On March 30, 1979.

220px-Magazine_-_Secondhand_Daylight

On March 30, 1979, “Virgin” label released “Secondhand Daylight”, the second Magazine studio album. It was recorded in January 1979, at “Good Earth Studios” in London and “Virgin Records” mobile studio, which was used at “Farmyard Studios”, and was produced by Colin Thurston.

Personnel:

  • Howard Devoto– vocals
  • John McGeoch– guitar, saxophone, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Barry Adamson– bass, backing vocals
  • Dave Formula– keyboards
  • John Doyle– drums, percussion
  • Colin Thurston–  engineering
  • Tony Wilson – production on “Give Me Everything” and “I Love You, You Big Dummy”
  • JJ Allom – engineering
  • Bill Aitken – engineering
  • Ian Pollock – sleeve illustration
  • Richard Rayner-Canham – sleeve photography
  • Malcolm Garrett– sleeve typography and images

Track listing:

All lyrics by Howard Devoto, except of “The Thin Air” and “I Love You, You Big Dummy”.

  1. Feed the Enemy – Dave Formula
  2. Rhythm of Cruelty – John McGeoch and Barry Adamson
  3. Cut-Out Shapes – Howard Devoto
  4. Talk to the Body – John McGeoch
  5. I Wanted Your Heart – Dave Formula and Barry Adamson
  6. The Thin Air – Howard Devoto and John McGeoch
  7. Back to Nature – Dave Formula
  8. Believe That I Understood – Howard Devoto and Barry Adamson
  9. Permafrost – Howard Devoto

 

On November 3, 1986.

Your funeral my trial

On November 3, 1986, “Mute Records” label released “Your Funeral… My Trial”, the fourth Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. “Your Funeral… My Trial” was recorded in July–August 1986, at “Hansa Tonstudio” in West Berlin and “Strongroom” in London, and was produced by Flood and Tony Cohen.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave– vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica
  • Mick Harvey– bass guitar, guitar, drums , piano, organ, glockenspiel, xylophone, backing vocals
  • Blixa Bargeld– guitar, backing vocals
  • Barry Adamson– bass
  • Thomas Wydler– drums
  • Flood– producer, engineer, mixing
  • Tony Cohen– producer, engineer
  • Nick Cave – art direction
  • Paul White – art direction
  • Christoph Dreher– photography

Track listing:

All compositions by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. Sad Waters
  2. The Carny
  3. Your Funeral, My Trail
  4. Stranger Than Kindness
  5. Jack’s Shadow
  6. Hard On for Love
  7. She Fell Away
  8. Long Time Man