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Nick Cave: King of Pain

Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, March 2009

"TEA? PIECE OF CAKE?" says Nick Cave civilly. After an earlier on-tour interview at the Malmaison Hotel, Manchester, he's invited MOJO to his office, a Hove basement near the seafront where, as he wrote in 'I'm On Fire' (from Nocturama, 2003), "The old rock'n'roller/With his two-seated stroller" used to take a regular turn on the prom pushing his twin sons.

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