musician nick cave

When I listen to old songs of people who are no longer with us, there’s something about it that’s meaningful to me because of that. That their voices and their ideas are still somehow in the air and we can listen to them—I love that idea. It’s not so much an ego thing about people remembering me, but just that there are voices that are speaking from the dead, or there are voices that are speaking out of history in the form of music. That’s actually really powerful—that you can listen to a blues singer moaning something that’s literally coming out of the grave.
—  Nick Cave
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