Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds* ‎– Murder Ballads

Mute ‎– STUMM 138
Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress

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A1 Song Of Joy
Drums – Mick Harvey
A2 Stagger Lee
Maracas – Thomas WydlerMusic By – Savage*, Sclavunos*Other [Gun Shots] – Nick CaveOther [Screams] – Blixa Bargeld
A3 Henry Lee
A4 Crow Jane
Other [Space Belt] – Mick HarveyTambourine – Thomas WydlerVocals [Additional] – Geraldine Johnston, Liz Corcoran
A5 The Curse Of Millhaven
Choir – The Moron Tabernacle ChoirGuitar – Hugo RaceTambourine – Jim SclavunosViolin, Accordion – Warren Ellis
B1 Where The Wild Roses Grow
Arranged By [Strings] – Nick CaveBacking Vocals – Conway SavageBacking Vocals, Arranged By [Strings] – Mick HarveyBells – Jim SclavunosCello – Helen MountfortMixed By – Gregg JackmanViola – Kerran CoulterViolin – Jen Anderson, Sue Simpson
B2 Lovely Creature
Horns – Terry EdwardsOrgan [Wind Organ] – Mick HarveyVocals [Additional] – Katharine Blake
B3 The Kindness Of Strangers
Backing Vocals [Crying] – Anita LaneVocals [Additional] – Mariella Del Conte
B4 O'Malley's Bar
Organ – Conway SavagePercussion – Mick Harvey
B5 Death Is Not The End
Bass – Brian HooperVocals – Anita Lane, Blixa Bargeld, Shane MacGowan, Thomas WydlerWritten-By – Dylan*

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Recorded in 1993-95 at Atlantis, Sing Sing and Metropolis Studios, Melbourne, Wessex Studios, London and mixed at Metropolis. "Where The Wild Roses Grow" was mixed at Sarm West, London.
Front cover painting "Landschaft I-XXXV" courtesy Kunsthaus Aarau and Swiss Confederation (federal office of culture).
Pressed at Damont Audio Limited, UK (see runout).

2nd pressing.
It comes with white inner sleeve, without insert and “PARENTAL ADVISORY” sticker on front cover.
Variant has KM both sides and no Damont. Matrix is A1 / B1

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5016025311385
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1, runout, scratched): STUMM 138-AI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2, runout, scratched): STUMM 138-B2
  • Other (Side 1, runout, scratched): KM
  • Other (Side 2, runout, scratched): DAMONT
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout, scratched): STUMM 138-A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout scratched): STUMM 138-B1
  • Other (Side 1 runout scratched): KM
  • Other (Side 2 runout scratched): KM

Other Versions (5 of 99) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CD STUMM 138 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds* Murder Ballads(CD, Album) Mute CD STUMM 138 UK 1996 Sell This Version
2-46195-A Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Murder Ballads(CD, Promo) Reprise Records 2-46195-A US 1996 Sell This Version
LCD STUMM 138, 7243 4 84313 2 5 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds* Murder Ballads(CD, Album, Dig) Mute, Mute LCD STUMM 138, 7243 4 84313 2 5 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
CDStumm 138, 7243 4 84302 2 9 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds* Murder Ballads(CD, Album) Mute, Mute CDStumm 138, 7243 4 84302 2 9 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
CSTUMM 138, PMU 0121 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds* Murder Ballads(Cass, Album) Mute, Mute CSTUMM 138, PMU 0121 Europe 1996 Sell This Version



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February 23, 2015
Runout in non-remastered Mute version looks like PR-M to me.