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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Share Unheard Track, 'Earthlings'
Christian Eede , September 16th, 2021 13:00

It originally emerged from the recording sessions that birthed 'Ghosteen'

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have released a previously unheard track called 'Earthlings'.

The track comes from the group's 2018/2019 recording sessions for 2019's Ghosteen, the most recent album Cave and the Bad Seeds have released together. Cave says that some consider 'Earthlings' to be "the finest track of the Ghosteen sessions," and he also describes it as "the missing link that binds Ghosteen together," and "a lovely song that just got away."

'Earthlings', which you can watch a lyric video for above, is the second track to emerge from the forthcoming B-Sides & Rarities Part II compilation, which collects rare and previously unreleased tracks by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, dating from 2006 to 2020.

Bad Seed Ltd. will release B-Sides & Rarities Part II on October 22, 2021.