Lovely Creature

Album: Murder Ballads (1996)

Songfacts®:

  • This track from Murder Ballads finds Nick Cave singing about a woman who goes walking in the woods, never to return. The song was composed on the spot. "We were doing a jam to make sure microphones worked when Nick started singing this song," bassist Martyn P. Casey recalled to NME. It just popped up, like the first cab off the rank."

Comments: 1

  • Andrea from Australia Who needs to read when you have the brilliant Nick Cave to vocalize. I can feel at least 10 emotions through every song, you can FEEL every character; you can imagine yourself in that setting, as someone looking from above. Nick is majestic, I have never felt the emotions I do through Nick, I have Nick days where I'm teary (come sail your ships around me) and days where I want to go lottie on the world. I could watch and listen to him for hours (not in a creepy way). This man has made me see , question and understand things through his lyrics that I could never Express.
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