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Nick Cave


Oz NZ a powerful western drama set in the savage eden of 1880s australia 'the proposition' is an elemental story of family conflict and primal violence destructive love and divided loyalties featuring an international superstar cast including guy pearce ray winstone emily watson and danny huston it is directed by john hillcoat from a specially commissioned script by the globally acclaimed singersongwriter nick cave cave has also composed the film's soundtrack in conjunction with warren ellis his longtime bad seeds collaborator and multiinstrumentalist frontman of the dirty three incorporating soft chamber pieces ghostly moodscapes and whispered laments these 16 tracks are as starkly beautiful as the landscape of the film the soundtrack is punctuated by recurring motifs fragments of church hymns and abstract avantfolk drones the softly swelling title theme lends a melancholy signature refrain while 'the rider' is a haunting ballad there is a smattering of more substantial songs on the album that will please fans of the bad seeds and dirty three a musical journey from revenge to redemption 'the proposition' is a richly textured new chapter in cave's already illustrious body of work

  • 1. Happy Land
    2. The Proposition #1
    3. Road To Banyon
    4. Down To The Valley
    5. Moan Thing
    6. The Rider #1
    7. Martha's Dream
    8. Gun Thing
    9. Queenie's Suite
    10. The Rider #2
    11. The Proposition #2
    12. Sad Violin Thing
    13. The Rider #3
    14. The Proposition #3
    15. The Rider Song
    16. Clean Hands, Dirty Hands

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