Nick Cave to perform live at Barbican documentary screening

Nick Cave 20000 Days On Earth Cap

Nick Cave will be performing live at the Barbican, London during the 17th September screening of documentary film 20,000 Days On Earth.

Fact reports that Cave will perform with bandmates Warren Ellis and Barry Adamson at the event, with the film’s directors, Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard, participating in a Q&A session. The event will be broadcast live across 150 cinemas in the UK ahead of the film’s official release date of the 19th of September.

The film depicts 24hrs in the life of Cave, and won two awards at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Cave will also be appearing at screenings across North America, including Montreal on the 1st of August and New York on the 4th of August.

Nick Cave and The Bad Seed’s most recent studio album, Push The Sky Away, was released in February 2013.

You can watch the first official clip from 20,000 Days On Earth below:

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Marianne Faithfull releases details of new album, ‘Give My Love To London’

Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull has released details of her new album.

Give My Love To London is scheduled for release in September and will feature lyrics by Faithfull and music from a host of well known artists.

On the record Faithfull will be backed by guest musicians Warren Ellis and Jim Sclavunos of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, as well as Portishead’s Adrian Utley on guitar, keyboards from Ed Harcourt, Rob Ellis on drums, Dimitri Tikovoi on bass and a string quartet. The album has been produced by Rob Ellis and Dimitri Tikovoi, and has been mixed by Flood.

Marianne Faithfull will embark on a year long world tour this autumn in support of the release. Nick Cave, Roger Waters and Anna Calvi are amongst the other artists who have written music for the album.

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