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Nick Cave: The Return of the Prodigal Son

John Robb, Sounds, 14 April 1990

Throughout the turmoil of the ‘80s, Nick Cave was on some sort of slow development course. From the pithy pop blunders of Boys Next Door through the almighty thunder of The Birthday Party and on to a solo career, the black-hearted rake has filled a songwriter’s role ever more convincingly.

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