Nick Cave Has Gone to Seediness

Washington City Paper | April 10, 2008
On his first album in four years with the Bad Seeds, the carnal and cadaverous Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!, Cave ditches the script of the piano-heavy Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus and embraces the sound of his recent side project Grinderman -- itself driven by primitive electric guitars that recalled his '80s post-punk act the Birthday Party.

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