Abusing the Muse - Nick Cave describes The Bad Seeds’ recording sessions

You’d live in the studio, you wouldn’t go home, especially back then. Blixa would sleep under the piano in his rubber boots. Tony Cohen, the Bad Seeds’ eccentric producer, could be found comatosed in the air conditioning shaft or under the mixing desk checking the wiring. You created an alternate universe for those few desperate weeks, when night and day ceased to exist and the cleaners with their buckets and brooms became terrifiying reminders of the outside world. ”