Conway Savage of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 1960-2018 R.I.P. - Noise11.com
Conway Savage

Conway Savage

Conway Savage of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 1960-2018 R.I.P.

by Paul Cashmere on September 3, 2018

in News

Conway Savage, piano and organ player for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, has died at age 58.

Savage was in a number of bands since 1980 including Happy Organs, The Feral Dinosaurs and Dust on the Bible before joining Nick Cave in 1990 for the sixth Bad Seeds album ‘The Good Son.

He has also played on Cave’s ‘Henry’s Dream’ (1992), ‘Let Love In’ (1994), ‘Murder Ballads’ (1996), ‘The Boatman’s Call’ (1997), ‘No More Shall We Part’ (2001), ‘Abbattor Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus’ (2004) and ‘Dig Lazarus Dig’ (2008).

Conway Savage has guested on numerous Melbourne made album from Kim Salmon, Dave Graney, Spencer P. Jones as well as records for David mcComb and Robert Forster.

He released his first solo EP in 1992 with guests Martyn P. Casey and Mick Harvey of The Bad Seeds. His most recent EP was 2010’s ‘Pussy’s Bow’.

Savage is the uncle of Melbourne singer Cash Savage from Cash Savage and the Last Drinks.

Conway Savage was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2017.

For news as it happens follow Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Tom Morello photo by Ros OGorman
Tom Morello Covers AC/DC Highway To Hell With Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder

How’s this for a line-up. Tom Morello, Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder covering the AC/DC classic ‘Highway To Hell’.

19 hours ago
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
Charlie Watts To Sit Out The Rolling Stones Tour

The Rolling Stones legendary drummer Charlie Watts looks like he won’t be participating in the upcoming North American tour.

20 hours ago
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand Is Finishing Off Her Memoir

Barbra Streisand has used the Covid-19 to finally get to work on her long delayed autobiography.

1 day ago
The Offspring
The Offspring Drop Anti-Vaxxer Drummer

The Offspring drummer Pete Parada claims the band have forced him out over his refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

1 day ago
The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.
U2 To Release Limited Edition Apollo Live Album

U2 subscribers are being treated to the ‘U2 Live At The Apollo’ album.

2 days ago
The Hard-Ons with Tim Rogers photo by Michelle Young of Lantern Studio
Tim Rogers Joins The Hard-Ons

Tim Rogers has joined The Hard-Ons. I’ll say that again … Tim Rogers has joined The Hard-Ons … and just incase you didn’t hear the first two times Tim Rogers has joined The Hard-Ons.

2 days ago
Johnny Marr performs at the Forum in Melbourne on Wednesday 22 July 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr Signs With BMG

Johnny Marr has inked a new global album deal with BMG.

2 days ago