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Publisher's Summary

The Sick Bag Song chronicles Cave's journey with his band, the Bad Seeds, on a 22-day North American tour. Inspired by John Berryman's Dream Songs, it is an epic exploration of inspiration, creativity, loss, love and death.
The book blends poetry, lyrics, memories, musings, flights of fancy and journal entries. The Sick Bag Song began life scribbled onto airline sick bags acquired during the internal flights taken by Cave during the tour. To some degree a companion piece to his feature doc 20,000 Days on Earth, The Sick Bag Song further explores and develops the mystique of Nick Cave.
©2016 Nick Cave (P)2016 Canongate Books Ltd
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5 out of 5 stars
By Granthum on 09-10-17

Author's and their work

It is a real gift when you get to hear the author read their own work. Because their reading will always have a special verve. This is one of the many things that makes The Sick Bag Song wonderful to listen to. This is an incredible mix of prose, poetry, musings, lyrics, creative workshop, travelogue, and linear story. This is something truly special that defies categorization. I loved every second of it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By kristabela on 12-06-16

Masterful!

There should be an option to rate with additional stars for some books. This is one.

Give me Nick Cave all the time.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Wheels! on 08-04-16

An emotional masterpiece!!!

A real journey that keeps you engrossed throughout!! It simply grabs you takes you along for the ride. Through perfectly chosen words, you'll feel like you understand Nick Cave's perspective on the world a little better from listening to this!

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