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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave Debuts At 29 In America

by Paul Cashmere on February 27, 2013

in News,Noise Pro

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ‘Push The Sky Away’ has debuted at no. 29 in the USA, becoming Nick’s highest American debut ever in America.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

‘Push The Sky Away’ sold 15,000 units in America, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

American success has always alluded the Melbourne singer songwriter until now. Cave’s first album to register in the USA was ‘The Boatman’s Call’ in 1997 peaking at 155.

2001’s ‘No More Shall We Part’ reached 180, ‘Nocturama’ in 2003 peaked at 182, ‘Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus’ got to 126, and ‘Dig Lazarus Dig’ in 2008 made 64.

‘Grinderman’ peaked at 150 in the USA while ‘Grinderman 2’ made it to 38.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds started their world tour last night in Sydney.

The setlist for Sydney, February 26, 2013 was:

We No Who UR (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)
Wide Lovely Eyes (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)
Water’s Edge (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)
Jubilee Street (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)
Mermaids (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)
We Real Cool (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)
Finishing Jubilee Street (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)
Higgs Boson Blues (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)
Push The Sky Away (from Push The Sky Away, 2013)

From Her To Eternity (from From Her To Eternity, 1984)
Red Right Hand (from Let It Love, 1994)
O Children (from Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus, 2004)
The Ship Song (from The Good Son, (1990)
Jack The Ripper (from Henry’s Dream, 1992)
God Is In The House (from No More Shall We Part, 2001)
Deanna (from Tender Prey, 1988)
Your Funeral … My Trial (from Your Funeral…My Trial, 1986)
Love Letter (from No More Shall We Part, 2001)
The Mercy Seat (from Tender Prey,

Stagger Lee (from Murder Ballads, 1996)

Remaining dates on the Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds tour are:

February 27 and 28, Sydney, Opera House
March 2, Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl
March 3, Adelaide, Thebarton Theatre
March 6, Perth, Red Hill Auditorium
March 8, Brisbane, Riverstage
March 9, Sydney, Enmore Theatre

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds will also showcase at SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 13.

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