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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Sick Bag Song
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'The Sick Bag Song is an exploration of love, inspiration and memory shaped around the events of Cave’s 2014 tour of North America. It began life scribbled on airline sick bags during Cave’s 22-city tour of North America in 2014. It soon grew into a restless full-length contemporary epic. Spurred by encounters with modern day North America, and racked by romantic longing and exhaustion, Cave teases out the significant moments, the people, the books and the music that have influenced and inspired him, and drops them into his Sick Bag.

'The Sick Bag Song blends poetry, lyrics, memories, musings, flights of fancy and journal entries. Both mythic and contemporary, it lies somewhere between The Wasteland and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and explores and develops the imaginative universe of Nick Cave.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • This book was released globally and was available exclusively at www.thesickbagsong.com. The Unlimited Edition offers all available physical and digital formats in one single purchase and for one single price. There was also a 220-copy Limited Edition available and a series of short films by the directors of 20,000 Days on Earth which was released from the week of 23 March 2015.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Canongate ,
      2015 .
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      Extent: 1vp.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 8 April
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2016 .
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      Extent: 144p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 March 2016
      ISBN: 9781925240733

Works about this Work

'The Sick Bag Song' : Nick Cave’s Memoir of Life on Tour Is Wonderfully Nick Cave-ish Dave Bradley , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Clothesline , April 2016;

— Review of The Sick Bag Song Nick Cave , 2015 selected work poetry autobiography diary essay
[The Sick Bag Song] Michael McGuire , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 March 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of The Sick Bag Song Nick Cave , 2015 selected work poetry autobiography diary essay
Rock Odyssey Mark Mordue , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 June 2015; (p. 18-19)

— Review of The Sick Bag Song Nick Cave , 2015 selected work poetry autobiography diary essay
'A book written on airline sick bags is Nick Cave’s most personal creation to date, writes Mark Mordue.'
Nick Throws up an Epic Jason Steger , 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Age , 4 April 2015; (p. 10)
Songs from the Road Seeds of Doubt Jason Steger , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 April 2015; (p. 6) The Canberra Times , 1 April 2015; (p. 16)

— Review of The Sick Bag Song Nick Cave , 2015 selected work poetry autobiography diary essay
Songs from the Road Seeds of Doubt Jason Steger , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 April 2015; (p. 6) The Canberra Times , 1 April 2015; (p. 16)

— Review of The Sick Bag Song Nick Cave , 2015 selected work poetry autobiography diary essay
Rock Odyssey Mark Mordue , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 June 2015; (p. 18-19)

— Review of The Sick Bag Song Nick Cave , 2015 selected work poetry autobiography diary essay
'A book written on airline sick bags is Nick Cave’s most personal creation to date, writes Mark Mordue.'
[The Sick Bag Song] Michael McGuire , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 March 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of The Sick Bag Song Nick Cave , 2015 selected work poetry autobiography diary essay
'The Sick Bag Song' : Nick Cave’s Memoir of Life on Tour Is Wonderfully Nick Cave-ish Dave Bradley , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Clothesline , April 2016;

— Review of The Sick Bag Song Nick Cave , 2015 selected work poetry autobiography diary essay
Nick Throws up an Epic Jason Steger , 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Age , 4 April 2015; (p. 10)
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