Songs of the NICK CAVE-AND-THE-BAD-SEEDS

Babe, I Got You Bad – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Dreaming blood-wet dreams only madmen have Baby I got you bad I wish to God I never had And it makes me feel so sad, O, Baby I got

Where The Wild Roses Grow – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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But my name was Elisa Day Why they call me it I do not know For my name was Elisa Day From the first day I saw her I

Straight To You – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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And the swallows have sharpened their beaks This is the time of our great undoing This is the time that I’ll come running Straight to you For I am

As I Sat Sadly By Her Side – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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At the window, through the glass She stroked a kitten in her lap And we watched the world as it fell past Softly she spoke these words to me

God Is In The House – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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We’ve split the wood and stoked the fires We’ve lit our town so there is no Place for crime to hide Our little church is painted white And in

Slowly Goes The Night – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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So slowly goes the night I trace the print of your body with my hand Like the map of some forbidden land I trace the ghosts of your bones

Ain’t Gonna Rain Anymore – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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It blew to pieces my snug little world Sometimes I swear I can still hear her howl Down through the wreckage and the ruins And it ain’t gonna rain

The Sorrowful Wife – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Our friends awarded her courage with gifts Now as the nights grow longer and the season shifts I look to my sorrowful wife Who is quietly tending her flowers

John Finn’s Wife – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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And I was at the old dance-hall on the edge of town Some big ceremony was going down Dancers writhed and squirmed and then, Came apart and then writhed

Muddy Water – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Mary, grab the baby, the river’s rising Muddy water taking back the land The old-frame house, she can’t take-a one more beating Ain’t no use to stay and make

Nobody’s Baby Now – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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I tried to unravel the mystery of Jesus Christ, the saviour I’ve read the poets and the analysts Searched through the books on human behaviour I travelled this world

Crow Jane – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Crow Jane Horrors in her head That her tongue dare not name She lives alone by the river The rolling rivers of pain Crow Jane Crow Jane Crow Jane

Up Jumped The Devil – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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What a wretched life I was born on the day That my poor mother died I was cut from her belly With a stanley knife My daddy did a

The Witness Song – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Well, well I took a walk down to the port Where strangers meet and do consort All blinkered with desire And a winter fog moved thickly on A winter

Henry Lee – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Get down, get down, little Henry Lee And stay all night with me You won’t find a girl in this damn world That will compare with me And the

Lament – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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your seaside eyes Your vampire tooth, your little truth Your tiny lies I know your trembling hand, your guilty prize Your sleeping limbs, your foreign hymns Your midnight cries

Wanted Man – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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I’m wanted, I’m a wanted man… Oh yeah… yeah… ah honey, I’m a wanted man I’m a wanted man in California, I’m a wanted man in Buffalo I’m a

A Box For Black Paul – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Ah’m enquirin on behalf of his soul Ah’d be beholdin to ya all For a lil information, just a little indication Just who’ll dig the hole? When ya done

Wings Off Flies – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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She loves me, she loves me not She loves me, she loves me not We-e-ll, ah’ve spent seven days and seven nights tryin to get sunk in this brine

O’Malley’s Bar – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Of an enviable hight And I’ve been known to be quite handsome In a certain angle and in certain light Well I entered into O’Malley’s Said, “;O’Malley I have

Right Now I’m A-roaming – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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When I get home, I’m gunna kick out that mouse When I get home, I’m gunna put things in order but right now, right right now, right now I’m

Oh My Lord – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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It’s a mistake I sometimes make My children lay asleep in bed My wife lay wide-awake I kissed her softly on the brow I tried not to make a

And No More Shall We Part – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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It will no longer be necessary And no more will I say, dear heart I am alone and she has left me And no more shall we part The

Black Betty – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Look-a look-a yonder (3x) Well the sun done gone The captain can’t hold her (3x) The way I do now Ada got a gold mine (3x) Way above her

In The Ghetto – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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As the snow flies On a cold and grey Chicago morn A poor little baby child is born in the ghetto And his mama cries Cause there’s one thing

Well Of Misery – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Up rib of rock, donw spine of stone I dare not slumber where the night winds whistle Lest her creeping-soul clutch this heart of thistle O the same God

I Let Love In – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Came a-knocking on my door, I let them in Darling, you’re the punishment for all of my former sins I let love in I let love in The door

Saint Huck – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Born of its ever-changing, never-changing murky water Oh riverboat just rollin’ along through the great great greasy city Huck standing like a Saint, upon its deck If ya wanna

By The Time I Get To Phoenix – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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By the time I get to Phoenix, she’ll be rising And she’ll find that note that I left hanging on the door And she’ll laugh when she reads the

Lovely Creature – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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There she stands, there she stands With her hair full of ribbons And green gloves on her hands So I asked this lovely creature Yes, I asked. Yes I