Nick Cave was born on November 25th, 1958 in Melbourne, Australia. He is an Australian singer-songwriter, poet, painter, musician, actor, author, and film director

His music has been described as "a combination of rock, blues, country, folk, jazz, classical, and world music."

Cave's first band was formed at age 15, called the Birthday Party. They released their debut album Kicking Against the Pricks in 1978.

In 1980 they changed their name to Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds. Their second album, From Her To Eternity, was released in 1981.

Cave's fifth studio album, The Boatman's Call, was released in 1988. It was followed by the live album Live from the Atlantic Studios in 1991.

In 1992 he released his sixth studio album, No More Shall We Part, which included the singles "Into My Arms", "Weeping Song", and "Where the Wild Roses Go".

In 1993 Cave released his seventh studio album, Tender Prey, which included the singles, "Red Right Hand", "Where the Wild Roses Are", and "I'm Not There".