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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Henry's Dream (Mute)

Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 25 January 1992

HAVING LONG sneered and sped past the 'Buffoon Goth' pigeonhole reserved for him when he first arrived on these shores, the Nick Cave who thrives on Henry's Dream is a man of many parts. Cave is a plotter and a player, an archivist and an activist, his schemes as finely chiselled as his screams from the soul are frenzied and abandoned.

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