Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

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  • From Her To Eternity (1984)


  • 1. Avalanche: 9.5
  • 2. Cabin Fever!: 9.1
  • 3. Well Of Misery: 9.0
  • 4. From Her To Eternity: 6.8
  • 5. In The Ghetto: 9.1
  • 6. The Moon Is In The Gutter: 9.2
  • 7. Saint Huck: 9.6
  • 8. Wings Off Flies: 9.0
  • 9. A Box For Black Paul: 9.5
  • Song Average: 9.0
  • Score: 90%
  • The Firstborn Is Dead (1985)


  • 1. Tupelo: 9.5
  • 2. Say Goodbye To The Little Girl Tree: 9.3
  • 3. Train-Long Suffering: 8.1
  • 4. Black Crow King: 8.0
  • 5. Knocking On Joe: 9.2
  • 6. Wanted Man: 9.4
  • 7. Blind Lemon Jefferson: 8.6
  • 8. The Six Strings That Drew Blood: 8.3
  • Song Average: 8.8
  • Score: 89%
  • Kicking Against The Pricks (1986)


  • 1. Muddy Water: 9.1
  • 2. I'm Gonna Kill That Woman: 7.2
  • 3. Sleeping Annaleah: 9.3
  • 4. Long Black Veil: 7.8
  • 5. Hey Joe: 6.8
  • 6. The Singer: 5.9
  • 7. Black Betty: 5.7
  • 8. Running Scared: 8.3
  • 9. All Tomorrow's Parties: 8.0
  • 10. By The Time I Get To Phoenix: 7.4
  • 11. The Hammer Song: 5.8
  • 12. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart: 7.7
  • 13. Jesus Met The Woman At The Well: 6.5
  • 14. The Carnival Is Over: 6.9
  • Song Average: 7.1
  • Score: 66%
  • Your Funeral....My Trial (1986)


  • 1. Your Funeral...My Trial: 9.6
  • 2. Stranger Than Kindess: 9.3
  • 3. Jack's Shadow: 9.1
  • 4. The Carny: 9.8
  • 5. She Fell Away: 9.0
  • 6. Hard On For Love: 9.0
  • 7. Sad Waters: 9.0
  • 8. Long Time Man: 9.1
  • 9. Scum: 9.0
  • Song Average: 9.1
  • Score: 91%
  • Tender Prey (1988)


  • 1. The Mercy Seat: 9.9
  • 2. Up Jumped The Devil: 9.6
  • 3. Deanna: 9.0
  • 4. Watching Alice: 9.1
  • 5. Mercy: 9.1
  • 6. City Of Refuge: 8.7
  • 7. Slowly Goes The Night: 9.0
  • 8. Sunday's Slave: 9.2
  • 9. Sugar Sugar Sugar: 9.1
  • 10. New Morning: 9.0
  • 11. The Mercy Seat (Video Mix): 10
  • Song Average: 9.2
  • Score: 91%
  • The Good Son (1990)


  • 1. Foi Na Cruz: 9.5
  • 2. The Good Son: 9.7
  • 3. Sorrow's Child: 9.3
  • 4. The Weeping Song: 10
  • 5. The Ship Song: 9.6
  • 6. The Hammer Song: 9.5
  • 7. Lament: 9.5
  • 8. The Witness Song: 10
  • 9. Lucy: 9.7
  • Song Average: 9.6
  • Score: 96%
  • Henry's Dream (1991)


  • 1. Papa Won't Leave You, Henry: 10
  • 2. I Had A Dream, Joe: 9.8
  • 3. Straight To You: 9.6
  • 4. Brother, My Cup Is Empty: 9.7
  • 5. Christina The Astonishing: 9.4
  • 6. When I First Came To Town: 9.6
  • 7. John Finn's Wife: 10
  • 8. The Loom Of The Land: 9.7
  • 9. Jack The Ripper: 9.8
  • Song Average: 9.7
  • Score: 97%
  • Let Love In (1994)


  • 1. Do You Love Me?: 10
  • 2. Nobody's Baby Now: 9.6
  • 3. Loverman: 9.1
  • 4. Jangling Jack: 5.4
  • 5. Red Right Hand: 10
  • 6. I Let Love In: 9.8
  • 7. Thirsty Dog: 9.5
  • 8. Ain't Gonna Rain Anymore: 9.6
  • 9. Lay Me Low: 9.0
  • 10. Do You Love Me? Pt 2: 9.7
  • Song Average: 9.2
  • Score: 93%
  • Murder Ballads (1996)


  • 1. Song Of Joy: 9.5
  • 2. Stagger Lee: 9.8
  • 3. Henry Lee: 10
  • 4. Lovely Creature: 9.5
  • 5. Where The Wild Roses Grow: 10
  • 6. The Curse Of Millhaven: 10
  • 7. The Kindness Of Strangers: 9.6
  • 8. Crow Jane: 9.1
  • 9. O'Malley's Bar: 9.5
  • 10. Death Is Not The End: 9.7
  • Song Average: 9.7
  • Score: 97%
  • The Boatman's Call (1997)


  • 1. Into My Arms: 10
  • 2. Lime Tree Arbour: 9.3
  • 3. People Ain't No Good: 9.0
  • 4. Brompton Oratory: 8.7
  • 5. There Is A Kingdom: 9.5
  • 6. (Are You) The One I've Been Waiting For: 9.4
  • 7. Where Do We Go But Nowhere?: 9.2
  • 8. West Country Girl: 8.7
  • 9. Black Hair: 9.0
  • 10. Idiot Prayer: 8.4
  • 11. Far From Me: 8.5
  • 12. Green Eyes: 7.6
  • Song Average: 8.9
  • Score: 88%
  • No More Shall We Part (2001)


  • 1. As I Sat Sadly By Her Side: 10
  • 2. And No More Shall We Part: 9.2
  • 3. Hallelujah: 9.1
  • 4. Love Letter: 9.1
  • 5. Fifteen Feet Of Pure White Snow: 9.2
  • 6. God Is In The House: 9.5
  • 7. Oh My Lord: 8.5
  • 8. Sweetheart Come: 8.6
  • 9. The Sorrowful Wife: 9.0
  • 10. We Came Along This Road: 9.1
  • 11. Gates To The Garden: 9.2
  • 12. Darker With The Day: 8.2
  • Song Average: 9.1
  • Score: 90%
  • Nocturama (2003)


  • 1. Wonderful Life: 7.4
  • 2. He Wants You: 7.0
  • 3. Right Out Of Your Hand: 6.8
  • 4. Bring It On: 9.1
  • 5. Dead Man In My Bed: 9.0
  • 6. Still In Love: 7.5
  • 7. There Is A Town: 7.9
  • 8. Rock Of Gibraltar: 8.1
  • 9. She Passed By My Window: 7.2
  • 10. Babe, I'm On Fire: 9.5
  • Song Average: 8.0
  • Score: 78%
  • Comment: Well, well...I guess I'm the only one who likes this. Maybe. I know it's not up to the level of his previous ones (besides Kicking Against The Pricks), but on certain songs, they just find that old energy again and it becomes really really awesome. I can't help it.
  • Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus (2004)


  • 1. Get Ready For Love: 9.3
  • 2. Cannibal's Hymn: 9.2
  • 3. Hiding It All Away: 9.0
  • 4. Messiah Ward: 9.1
  • 5. There She Goes, My Beautiful World: 9.7
  • 6. Nature Boy: 9.6
  • 7. Abattoir Blues: 9.4
  • 8. Let The Bells Ring: 9.5
  • 9. Fable Of The Brown Ape: 9.1
  • 10. The Lyre Of Orpheus: 9.2
  • 11. Breathless: 10
  • 12. Babe, You Turn Me On: 9.2
  • 13. Easy Money: 9.4
  • 14. Supernaturally: 9.2
  • 15. Spell: 9.1
  • 16. Carry Me: 9.0
  • 17. O Children: 9.5
  • Song Average: 9.3
  • Score: 93%
  • Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! (2008)


  • 1. Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!: 9.6
  • 2. Today's Lesson: 9.3
  • 3. Moonland: 9.2
  • 4. Night Of The Lotus Eaters: 8.6
  • 5. Albert Goes West: 8.8
  • 6. We Call Upon The Author: 9.5
  • 7. Hold On To Yourself: 9.4
  • 8. Lie Down Here (And Be My Girl): 9.0
  • 9. Jesus Of The Moon: 9.3
  • 10. Midnight Man: 9.2
  • 11. More News From Nowhere: 9.5
  • Song Average: 9.2
  • Score: 91%
  • Songs on other media (B-sides, EP's, live performances,...)

  • Babe, I've Got You Bad: 8.4
  • The Ballad Of Robert Moore And Betty Coltrane: 9.3
  • Bless His Ever Loving Heart: 9.0
  • Blue Bird: 9.2
  • Cassiel's Song: 9.6
  • Cocks 'N' Asses: 7.2
  • Come Into My Sleep: 9.3
  • Everything Must Converge
  • The Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass: 9.1
  • God's Hotel: 9.0
  • Good Good Day: 8.3
  • Grief Came Riding: 8.0
  • Helpless: 8.5
  • (I'll Love You) Till The End Of The World: 9.5
  • I Feel So Good: 9.1
  • King Kong Kitchee Kitchee Ki-Mi-O: 9.1
  • KnoxvIlle Girl: 9.2
  • Little Empty Boat: 9.2
  • Little Ghost Song: 9.3
  • Little Janey's Gone: 9.1
  • Nocturama: 9.1
  • Opium Tea: 9.1
  • Plain Gold Ring: 9.1
  • Rainy Night In Soho: 9.4
  • Right Now I'm A-Roaming: 9.4
  • Rye Whisky: 9.2
  • Sail Away: 9.1
  • She's Leaving You: 9.5
  • Sheep May Safely Graze: 9.7
  • Shoot Me Down: 9.2
  • Swing Low: 9.6
  • That's What Jazz Is To Me: 4.8
  • There's No Night Out In The Jail: 9.5
  • Time Jesum Transeuntum Et Non Riverentum: 9.5
  • Tower Of Song: 9.1
  • The Train Song: 9.0
  • Under This Moon: 8.3
  • What A Wonderful World: 9.1
  • What Can I Give You?: 9.3
  • The Willow Garden: 9.0
Author Comments: 

Rankings

1. Henry's Dream *****/*****
2. Murder Ballads *****/*****
3. The Good Son *****/*****
4. Let Love In ****1/2/*****
5. Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus ****1/2/*****
6. Tender Prey ****1/2/*****
7. Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! ****1/2/*****
8. Your Funeral...My Trial ****1/2/*****
9. From Her To Eternity ****1/2/*****
10. No More Shall We Part ****1/2/*****
11. The Firstborn Is Dead ****/*****
12. The Boatman's Call ****/*****
13. Nocturama ***1/2/*****
14. Kicking Against The Pricks ***/*****