Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Reviews

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5.0 star rating Jennifer Brill from Doylestown, Pennsylvania

HYPNOTIZING- ELECTRIFYING- POWERFUL-A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE

A packed house & NC&TBS rocked the house. The show began w/the eerie penetrating bass from Skeleton Tree to set the mood, the new songs hauntingly beautiful w/Nick captivating the audience straight away. The Bad Seeds carnival of exotic instrumental sounds perfectly accompany Nick's charisma & crooning vocals. I truly wonder why more people in America don't know about these guys who have been performing for decades. A guy in the audience turned to me and asked, "Is Nick Cave really God?" Nick's interaction w/the audience is profound, with hands grasping at him, himself clutching the reaching fingers, pressing himself into the crowd entrusting that they will not let him fall, and they didn't. If anything the audience was a little too tame for my liking buy Nick got them all going by summoning everyone forward to crush in & worship. I won't spoil w/any songs but he did some hard crowd-pleasers as well as mixing in a couple tear jerking ballads. Nick still rocks like a demi-god!

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5.0 star rating El Z from York, Maine

SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE

Truly a spiritual experience. NIck Cave and The Bad Seeds have been around for decades, yet people still look at me weirdly when I mention his name and try to describe his music. If you have to ask, then you don't know and no one can explain it to you. It is an individually unique experience, no one xperiences him the same. He may be too deep, too tormented for American audiences that is why the rest of the world is more familiar with him and his music. And yes, in some ways, he is a god.

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5.0 star rating Sloane Berlin from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

THRILLING AND HAUNTING

The best concert I have ever been too, no contest. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds were powerful, raw, emotive and intimate all at the same time.. Never experienced the feeling of oneness I did last night with any other band. You're drawn into NIck and his band's vibe from the start and they work you over in the very best way. Do not miss them if you ever have the chance. The sound in the Hall was incredible. Everything pierced right through my body. Warren Ellis's guitar and violin work was virtuosic and magnetic. The closing encore song "Push the Sky Away" saw Nick pull 30+ audience members up on stage for a beautiful group rendition of that hopeful song. Unbelievably great.

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