I should have found it difficult to choose my track of the week this week. I chose, what for me, was a very strong selection of tracks. Any of the seven tracks I chose would have been single of a week another week.
But in the end it was very very easy and the track I had to choose was the Nick Cave & Bad Seeds beautiful 1990 epic ‘The Weeping Song’. The track can be found on what for me is one of his finest albums The Good Son. From the very opening chimes of Mick Harvey’s vibraphone to closing hand clap it is four minutes twenty five seconds of of emotion and ache. And I haven’t yet mentioned the duelling vocals of Nick himself and Blixa Bargeld the founding member of the avant garde, heavily influential, German band Einsturzende Neubauten. Perfect harmony.
Now, over to Nick and Blixa