For one night only in April of this year, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds shared a show from their celebrated 2017 world tour on cinema screens worldwide. Today, the band has announced the release of a special EP of audio from that show, Distant Sky – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Live In Copenhagen, available on Digital and 12” vinyl from September 28th. Along with the news, the band has announced a run of North American shows, with Cigarettes After Sex opening on select dates.
The tracklisting of the EP (released on Bad Seed Ltd) is as follows:
From Her to Eternity
The Mercy Seat
One of the most intense and exciting live acts on the planet, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds are currently headlining festivals across Europe, before crossing continents to Latin and North America for 9 dates in October. Starting with Primavera in Barcelona and All Points East in London. 2017 saw the band play shows in Australia, Europe and North America.
Filmed at Copenhagen’s Royal Arena in October 2017, Distant Sky captured an extraordinary and triumphant live concert from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Performing new album Skeleton Tree’s compositions alongside songs from their essential catalogue
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ seven-piece touring line-up features Nick Cave (vocals, piano), Warren Ellis (piano, keyboards, violin, tenor guitar), Martyn Casey (bass), Thomas Wydler (drums), Jim Sclavunos (vibraphone, percussion, piano), George Vjestica (guitar) and Larry Mullins (keyboards, piano).
Latin/North America Tour:
2 Oct – Pepsi Center WTC – Mexico City, Mexico
5 Oct – Teatro Caupolicán – Santiago, Chile
8 Oct – Teatro de Verano – Montevideo, Uruguay
10 Oct – Estadio Malvinas Argentinas – Buenos Aires, Argentina
14 Oct – Espaço das Américas – São Paulo, Brazil
21 Oct – The Forum – Los Angeles, CA*
25 Oct – The Anthem – Washington DC*
26 Oct – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY
28 Oct – Air Canada Centre – Toronto, Canada*
*With special guest Cigarettes After Sex