Ghosteen, the new two part album from Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, is out now on double vinyl, double CD and across all digital platforms. Order now here.
Ghosteen premiered globally in full on YouTube on 3rd October 2019, accompanied by a video revealing words and lyrics in a beautiful, ethereal cloudscape that shifted in colour and made subtle references to each song, watch here.
Listening sessions took place simultaneously in independent record shops across the world, with fans gathering to experience the music together.
The news of the album was first revealed by Nick Cave on The Red Hand Files in direct response to a question from a fan.
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds have also announced a 33 date European and UK Tour for 2020, starting in Lisbon on 23 April, the tour will visit 19 countries, including 7 dates in the UK.
“The songs on the first album are the children.
The songs on the second album are their parents.
Ghosteen is a migrating spirit.” – Nick Cave
The album was recorded in 2018 and early 2019 at Woodshed in Malibu, Nightbird in Los Angeles, Retreat in Brighton and Candybomber in Berlin. It was mixed by Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Lance Powell and Andrew Dominik at Conway in Los Angeles. Cover painting by Tom duBois.