The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

News

Nick Cave Announces Sick Bag Song Book
John Doran , March 20th, 2015 15:18

Nick Cave releases 'epic poem' written on airline sickbags via Canongate this Spring

Nick Cave is following up the release of The Death Of Bunny Munro with an epic poem called The Sick Bag Song which was written on a 22-date tour Bad Seeds tour of America last Summer.

The book was written entirely on in flight sick bags - hence the title - and is pitched by the singer as being somewhere between The Wasteland and Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas. The book, which will be published by Canongate, is only available from TheSickBagSong.com website.

TQ Editor John Doran was lucky enough to interview Cave about the book for VICE Meets film which will be aired next Friday via the site.

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.